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Foot Health Center

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...   Common foot conditions that are treated at our office: Achilles Tendonitis / Tears / Ruptures Ankle Sprain / Strain Arthritis Athlete's Foot Bunions Burns Bursitis Calluses / Corns Children's feet Diabetes Care Diabetic Wound Care Dropfoot Eczema Edema EPAT Flatfeet Foot and Ankle Injuries Foot and Ankle Sports Care Forefoot Surgery Foreign Bodies Fractures Fungal Nails Fungal Nail Laser Ganglion Cysts Gout Haglund's Deformity / Retrocalcaneal Exostosis Hallux Valgus / Bunion Hallux Rigidus Hammertoes Heel Fissures Heel Pain High Arched Foot / Pes Cavus Infections In-Grown Nails Joint Implants Morton's Neuromas Nail Injuries Nail Problems Orthotics Plantar Fasciitis / Heel Spur Syndrome Plantar Warts Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) Rearfoot Surgery Rheumatoid Arthritis Subungual Exostosis Tailor's Bunion / Bunionette Ulcerations Venous Stasis Warts Wounds   Medical Services provided: X-Rays performed on the premises Physical Therapy with various modalities Medicare Diabetic Shoe Program Orthotics and Braces Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Treatment (EPAT) Laser Treatment Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy (EPF) Offfice Surgery Out-Patient and In-Patient Hospital Surgery

Foot and Ankle Sports Care
...We treat everything from simple heel pain and sprains to stress fractures, arthritis, and deformities...

What is Causing My Heel Pain?
... Other causes of heel pain include: Achilles tendinitis Bone spurs Stress fractures Bursitis of the heel Heel pad inflammation Bruised bone Arthritis When to Turn to a Doctor Sometimes you can easily manage your discomfort all on your own; however, it might be time to pick up the phone and call our West Orange, NJ, foot doctors if you are dealing with any of these issues: Severe pain or swelling Pain that makes it impossible to put weight on the foot If you can’t bend the foot or if you are experiencing a significantly limited range of motion A fever along with your heel pain Numbness or tingling in the heel If heel pain has lasted over a week If heel pain is actually getting worse and not better If your pain lingers even if you aren’t standing on the foot or moving around Treating Your Heel Pain Fortunately, there are many simple solutions for managing your symptoms until your foot properly heals...

Treatment Options for Bunions
...Some patients also suffer from arthritis in their feet which can worsen bunion symptoms...

What is Plantar Fasciitis?
...If your foot pain occurs most often at night that this might not be plantar fasciitis but it could be a sign of another problem such as arthritis or tarsal tunnel syndrome, which warrants seeing your foot doctor in West Orange, NJ...

How Your Podiatrist Can Help With Your Heel Pain
...Some common causes of heel pain include: Repetitive motions Stress fractures Foot injuries Arthritis Tendonitis Heel spurs Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common reasons why people develop heel pain...

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)
...The tendon has deteriorated considerably and arthritis often develops in the foot...

Ankle Arthritis
Arthritis is a general term for a group of more than 100 diseases...

Ankle Fractures
...Failure to do so can lead to infection, deformity, arthritis, and chronic pain...

Ankle Pain
Ankle pain is often due to an ankle sprain but can also be caused by ankle instability, arthritis, gout, tendonitis, fracture, nerve compression (tarsal tunnel syndrome), infection and poor structural alignment of the leg or foot...

Fractures of the Calcaneus (Heel Bone Fractures)
...Furthermore, if the fracture involves the joints, there is the potential for long-term consequences such as arthritis and chronic pain...

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
...Diagnosis is also challenging because of the similarities between symptoms of DVT and those of other conditions such as a pulled muscle, an infection, a clot in a superficial vein (thrombophlebitis), a fracture, and arthritis...

DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis)
...Diagnosis is also challenging because of the similarities between symptoms of DVT and those of other conditions such as a pulled muscle, an infection, a clot in a superficial vein (thrombophlebitis), a fracture, and arthritis...

Equinus
... Foot Problems Related to Equinus Depending on how a patient compensates for the inability to bend properly at the ankle, a variety of foot conditions can develop, including: Plantar fasciitis (arch/heel pain) Calf cramping Tendonitis (inflammation in the Achilles tendon) Metatarsalgia (pain and/or callusing on the ball of the foot) Flatfoot Arthritis of the midfoot (middle area of the foot) Pressure sores on the ball of the foot or the arch Bunions and hammertoes Ankle pain Shin splints Diagnosis Most patients with equinus are unaware they have this condition when they first visit the doctor...

Fallen Arches
... Common problems associated with fallen arches include plantar fasciitis, tendonitis, increased fatigue, and arthritis of the foot and ankle...

Flatfoot-Adult Acquired
...The tendon has deteriorated considerably and arthritis often develops in the foot...

Foot Arthritis
Arthritis is a general term for a group of more than 100 diseases...

Fracture-Ankle
...Failure to do so can lead to infection, deformity, arthritis, and chronic pain...

Fractures of the Calcaneus (Heel Bone Fractures)
...Furthermore, if the fracture involves the joints, there is the potential for long-term consequences such as arthritis and chronic pain...

Fracture-Toe
...For example: A deformity in the bony architecture which may limit the ability to move the foot or cause difficulty in fitting shoes Arthritis, which may be caused by a fracture in a joint (the juncture where two bones meet), or may be a result of angular deformities that develop when a displaced fracture is severe or hasn’t been properly corrected Chronic pain and deformity Non-union, or failure to heal, can lead to subsequent surgery or chronic pain...

Hallux Rigidus
...Hallux rigidus is actually a form of degenerative arthritis...

Heel Bone Fractures
...Furthermore, if the fracture involves the joints, there is the potential for long-term consequences such as arthritis and chronic pain...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
... Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as a stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation, or, rarely, a cyst...

Inflammation: Actue
...When it is chronic, the inflammation reflects an ongoing response to a longer-term medical condition, such as arthritis...

Joint Pain in the Foot
... Joint pain may be caused by trauma, infection, inflammation, arthritis, bursitis, gout, or structural foot problems...

Lisfranc Injuries
... Arthritis and problems with foot alignment are very likely to develop...

Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
What Is Osteoarthritis...

Plantar Fasciitis
... Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as a stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation, or, rarely, a cyst...

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)
...The tendon has deteriorated considerably and arthritis often develops in the foot...

Pump Bump (Hallux Rigidus)
...Hallux rigidus is actually a form of degenerative arthritis...

Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Foot and Ankle
What is Rheumatoid Arthritis...

Synovitis
...It is commonly associated with specific diseases such as arthritis or gout, but may also be the result of overuse or trauma...

Talar Dome Lesion
... Complications of Talar Dome Lesions Depending on the amount of damage to the cartilage in the ankle joint, arthritis may develop in the joint, resulting in chronic pain, swelling and limited joint motion...

Tarsal Coalition
...Less common causes of tarsal coalition include infection, arthritis, or a previous injury to the area...

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
... Systemic diseases such as diabetes or arthritis can cause swelling, thus compressing the nerve...

Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken Toes)
...For example: A deformity in the bony architecture which may limit the ability to move the foot or cause difficulty in fitting shoes Arthritis, which may be caused by a fracture in a joint (the juncture where two bones meet), or may be a result of angular deformities that develop when a displaced fracture is severe or hasn’t been properly corrected Chronic pain and deformity Non-union, or failure to heal, can lead to subsequent surgery or chronic pain...

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Foot Health Center, LLC

973-731-1266
1500 Pleasant Valley Way Ste 204West Orange, NJ 07052-2955