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Your Total Foot Care Specialist Podiatry Pillars

Podiatry is a medical specialty focused on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of conditions and disorders related to the feet, ankles, and lower extremities. Within podiatry, there are several key pillars or areas of expertise that podiatrists typically specialize in or address. These pillars represent different facets of podiatry, and our podiatrists specialize in one or more of these areas depending on their interests and training. Their expertise plays a vital role in maintaining the health and function of the feet and ankles, which are crucial for overall mobility and well-being.

General Podiatry:

This encompasses the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of common foot and ankle conditions such as bunions, corns, calluses, ingrown toenails, and plantar warts.

Orthopedic Podiatry:

Podiatrists specializing in orthopedic podiatry deal with musculoskeletal issues of the foot and ankle. They diagnose and treat conditions like flat feet, high arches, fractures, sprains, and tendonitis.

Foot pain diagnosis

Surgical Podiatry:

Surgical podiatrists perform a wide range of foot and ankle surgeries, including corrective procedures for deformities like bunions and hammertoes, as well as more complex surgeries like ankle reconstruction.

Pediatric Podiatry:

Pediatric podiatrists specialize in the unique foot and ankle conditions and developmental issues seen in children. They treat conditions like flat feet, in-toeing, and congenital deformities.

orthopedic examination

Diabetic Foot Care:

Given the high risk of foot complications in diabetes, specialists in diabetic foot care focus on preventing and managing issues like diabetic neuropathy, foot ulcers, and infections to prevent amputations.

Geriatric Podiatry:

Geriatric podiatrists cater to the foot care needs of the elderly. They address age-related issues like arthritis, reduced circulation, and skin problems that affect the feet.

Foot and Ankle Treatment

Wound Care:

Podiatrists specializing in wound care are trained to manage complex wounds on the feet and lower extremities. They play a crucial role in preventing infections and promoting healing, particularly in diabetic patients.

Vascular Podiatry:

Vascular podiatrists assess and treat circulatory issues affecting the feet and lower legs. They work to improve blood flow and prevent complications related to poor circulation.

Biomechanics and Gait Analysis:

Specialists in this area focus on the study of how the feet and lower limbs function during movement. They often design orthotic devices to correct gait abnormalities and relieve pain.

Fungus Treatment

Dermatological Podiatry:

Podiatrists in this field diagnose and treat various skin conditions affecting the feet, such as fungal infections, dermatitis, and psoriasis.