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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 to Do About a Sports Injury?
...Here are some of the most common types of foot and ankle injuries: Strains and sprains Achilles tendonitis Plantar fasciitis Turf toe Stress fractures Heel spur Ingrown toenail Non-surgical treatments for sports-related injuries When you come into our office for treatment we will perform a physical examination, as well as run a series of X-rays and other imaging tests to make a proper diagnosis...

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...

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...

Ankle Fractures
...Fractures in the ankle can range from the less serious avulsion injuries (small pieces of bone that have been pulled off) to severe shattering-type breaks of the tibia, fibula, or both...

Baseball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Sprains should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon to determine the extent of injury, including possible peroneal tendon injuries or fractures...

Basketball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Basketball players should be aware of the following: Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments, and can also be associated with peroneal tendon injuries, fractures, and chronic ankle instability...

Bone Healing
...These include: Movement of the bone fragments; weightbearing too soon Smoking, which constricts the blood vessels and decreases circulation Medical conditions, such as diabetes, hormone-related problems, or vascular disease Some medications, such as corticosteroids and other immunosuppressants Fractures that are severe, complicated, or become infected Advanced age Poor nutrition or impaired metabolism How Can Slow Healing be Treated...

Fractures of the Calcaneus (Heel Bone Fractures)
...For this reason, calcaneal fractures are severe injuries...

Field Hockey Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Field hockey players should be aware of the following risks: Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments, and can also be associated with peroneal tendon injuries and fractures...

Fifth Metatarsal Fracture
... Fractures (breaks) are common in the fifth metatarsal – the long bone on the outside of the foot that connects to the little toe...

Foot Fracture
...Fractures of the foot can be diagnosed by x-rays or other studies...

Football Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...They should be aware of the following risks: Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments, and can also be associated with peroneal tendon injuries and fractures...

Fracture-Ankle
...Fractures in the ankle can range from the less serious avulsion injuries (small pieces of bone that have been pulled off) to severe shattering-type breaks of the tibia, fibula, or both...

Fracture-Foot
...Fractures of the foot can be diagnosed by x-rays or other studies...

Fractures of the Calcaneus (Heel Bone Fractures)
...For this reason, calcaneal fractures are severe injuries...

Fractures of the Fifth Metatarsal
... Fractures (breaks) are common in the fifth metatarsal – the long bone on the outside of the foot that connects to the little toe...

Fracture-Toe
...Fractures of the toe and metatarsal bones are common and require evaluation by a specialist...

Heel Bone Fractures
...For this reason, calcaneal fractures are severe injuries...

Jones Fracture
... Fractures (breaks) are common in the fifth metatarsal – the long bone on the outside of the foot that connects to the little toe...

Lacrosse Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Lacrosse players should be aware of the following risks:  Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments, and can also be associated with peroneal tendon injuries and fractures...

Lisfranc Injuries
... Fractures...

Osteoporosis
...People with osteoporosis have an increased risk of bone fractures (breaks)...

Osteopenia
...People with osteoporosis have an increased risk of bone fractures (breaks)...

Rugby Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
... Rugby players should be aware of the following risks: Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments, and can also be associated with peroneal tendon injuries and fractures...

Running and Track Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Runners are susceptible to overuse injuries including heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, neuromas, capsulitis of the second toe, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

Running Injuries
...  Runners are susceptible to overuse injuries including heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, neuromas, MPJ capsulitis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children/adolescents...

Soccer Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Soccer players should be aware of the following risks: Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments, and can also be associated with peroneal tendon injuries and fractures...

Softball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
... Sprains should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon to determine the extent of injury, including possible peroneal tendon injuries or fractures...

Stress Fracture in the Foot
Stress fractures are tiny, hairline breaks that can occur in the bones of the foot...

Synovitis
... Evaluation by a foot and ankle surgeon will help confirm the diagnosis, and help rule out other possible concerns such as fractures or infections...

Tennis Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Tennis players should be aware of the following risks: Inversion ankle sprains can damage the ankle ligaments, and can also be associated with peroneal tendon injuries and fractures...

Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken Toes)
...Fractures of the toe and metatarsal bones are common and require evaluation by a specialist...

Volleyball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Ankle sprains should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon to determine the extent of injury, including possible peroneal tendon injuries or fractures...

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Foot Health Center, LLC

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