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Ingrown Toenails Morton’s Neuromas Orthotics
Plantar Fasciitis Plantar Warts Running Injuries
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Most Recent Questions & Answers

What is Sever’s Disease and how does it affect children?
Category: Heel Pain


Why is my son limping from heel pain after sports?
Category: Heel Pain


What Can Be Done For A Toenail That Has Become So Thick & Deformed That I’m Not Able To Trim It?
Category: Deformed & Fungal Toenails


Can Improper Trimming Cause Ingrown Toenails?
Category: Ingrown Toenails


Why Do My Feet Ache When I Walk A Lot?
Category: General Foot Care


When Is Surgery Necessary To Get Rid Of Heel Pain?
Category: Heel Pain


Can You Help Me Find Shoes That Will Fit My Swollen Feet?
Category: General Foot Care


What Causes My Feet and Ankles to Swell?
Category: General Foot Care


Are Compression Stockings Necessary if My Feet Swell?
Category: General Foot Care


I think I fractured my little toe. Do I need to see the doctor for this?
Category: General Foot Care


Will a cortisone shot make my heel pain go away?
Category: Heel Pain


Will physical therapy make my heel pain go away?
Category: Heel Pain


Can store bought arch supports make my heel pain go away?
Category: Heel Pain


I’ve been suffering from pain on the bottom of my heel for the past year. Is there anything that will make the terrible heel pain go away?
Category: Heel Pain


Will prescription foot orthotics fit in any of the shoes I wear?
Category: Orthotics


If I need to wear prescription foot orthotics will I still be able to wear flip-flops, sandals or high heels?
Category: Orthotics


Why has my son been limping from heel pain after participating in sports?
Category: General Foot Care


The back of my heel has become very painful. What can be done for this?
Category: General Foot Care


What is an ingrown toenail??
Category: Ingrown Toenails


Can I get ingrown toenails from picking at my nail?
Category: Ingrown Toenails


Why did my big toe joint suddenly become red, hot, swollen and very painful?
Category: General Foot Care


What is that painful bump on the outside of my foot by the little toe?
Category: Bunions


When is it time to consider surgery for my bunion?
Category: Bunions


Can I prevent my bunions from returning?
Category: Bunions


Why do I have hammertoes?
Category: Hammertoes


What causes heel spurs?
Category: Heel Spurs


Can diabetes cause my feet to burn and why?
Category: Diabetic Foot Care


Why do I have knee pain when I run?
Category: Running Injuries


I have developed a burning sensation in the ball of my foot when running. What is this and what can I do about it?
Category: Morton’s Neuromas


The bottom of my heel has been hurting and I think I have a heel spur. Will I need to have surgery to remove the spur?
Category: Plantar Fasciitis


How long do prescription orthotics last?
Category: Orthotics


Can I wear prescription foot orthotics in any shoe?
Category: Orthotics


Why do my ankles feel unstable?
Category: General Foot Care


What causes hammertoes?
Category: Hammertoes


What Causes Heel Spurs?
Category: General Foot Care, Plantar Fasciitis


Can I run if I have foot pain?
Category: General Foot Care, Running Injuries


Will bunions come back after surgery?
Category: Bunions


I have a painful bunion but afraid of having this fixed as I’ve heard that bunion surgery is very painful. Is this true?
Category: Bunions


My big toe joint became red, hot, swollen and very painful in the past two days. I can’t get a shoe on and have difficulty walking. What is going on?
Category: General Foot Care


My big toe joint has become enlarged and is painful when I bend off the toe, especially when I play golf or do a lot of walking. What can be done about this?
Category: General Foot Care


I have problems finding shoes that fit comfortably because of bunions, hammertoes and swelling in my feet. What can I do?
Category: General Foot Care, Bunions, Hammertoes


I injured my toenail in the past and now it is thick and discolored. Not only is my toenail ugly but is painful at times and almost impossible for me to trim! What can I do?
Category: Deformed & Fungal Toenails


The corner of my big toenail is very red and painful. I tried trimming the nail corner out but this didn’t help. What can I do?
Category: Ingrown Toenails


I am diabetic. Is it true that I can get free shoes through Medicare?
Category: Diabetic Foot Care


When Should I Call My Podiatrist?
Category: General Foot Care


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