Common Foot Problems:
- Heel spurs
- Ingrown Toenails
- Foot Injuries
- Plantar Fascitis
- Flat feet
When to see one of our doctors?
You should make an appointment with one of our podiatrists if you experience any of the following symptoms:
- You experience long-lasting pain in your feet or ankles.
- You notice obvious changes to your nails or skin
- The skin on your feet is significantly cracking, scaling, or peeling.
- You see blisters developing on your feet.
- You believe you may have a bacterial infection, including:
- Increased pain, swelling, redness, tenderness, or heat.
- Red line extending from the affected area.
- Discharge of pus.
- Fever of 100°F (37.78°C) or higher with no other cause.
- Symptoms that do not improve after two weeks of treatment with a non-prescription product.
- Spreading of the infection to other areas, such as the nail bed, or skin under the nail, the nail itself, or the surrounding skin.
- You feel discomfort due to the thickening of your toenail.
- You experience heel pain as well as a fever, redness, numbness or tingling in your heel, or persistent pain even when you're not walking, or the pain does not improve after applying ice, taking aspirin, (or ibuprofen or acetaminophen).
- You have diabetes or a disease involving poor circulation. People with diabetes are at increased risk for a severe bacterial infection of the foot and leg if they have athlete's foot.