Category Archives: Services

Bunions

A bunion is a deformity of the joint connecting the big toe to the foot. It is characterized by medialdeviation of the first metatarsal bone and lateral deviationvof the hallux (big toe), often erroneously described as an enlargement of bone or tissue around the joint at the bottom of the big toe (known as the metatarsophalangeal […]

Ingrown Toenails

Onychocryptosis (from Greek ὄνυξ onyx “nail” + κρυπτός kryptos “hidden”), also known as an ingrown toenail, or unguis incarnates, is a common form of nail disease. It is an often painful condition in which the nail grows so that it cuts into one or both sides of the Paronychium or nail bed. The common opinion […]

Foot Disorders

Some foot problems start in the foot itself, for example, resulting from a foot injury. Problems can occur in any bone, joint, muscle, tendon, or ligament of the foot. Foot and ankle fractures are fairly common. Other foot problems result from disorders that affect many parts of the body, such as diabetes, gout, or other […]

Corrective Surgeries

Foot and ankle surgery is a sub-specialty of orthopedics and podiatry that deals with the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of disorders of the foot and ankle. The typical training of an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon consist of four years of college, four years of medical school (D.O.) or (M.D.), one year of surgical internship, […]