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Patient Education
... When To Call a Doctor Foot Anatomy Overview of Foot and Ankle Problems Basic Foot Care Guidelines Foot Problems General Statistics Achilles Problems Achilles Tendonitis Peroneal Tendon Dislocation/Dysfunction Xanthomas of the Achilles Tendon Ankle Problems Ankle Sprain Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain Osteochondritis Arch and Ball Problems Capsulitis Flat Feet (over pronation) Metatarsalgia (foot pain in ball) Plantar Fibromas (lumps in the arch of the foot) Sesamoiditis Common Foot Injuries Ankle Sprain Injuries Broken Ankle Fractures Osteochondritis (stiff ankle) Osteochondromas Shin Splints Sports Injuries Deformities Amniotic Band Syndrome Bunions Claw Toe Clubfoot Dysplasia (Epiphysealis Hemimelica) Enchondroma Flat Feet Gordon Syndrome Haglund's Deformity Hallux Limitus (Stiff Big Toe Joint) Hallux Rigidus (Stiff Big Toe) Hallux Varus Hammertoes Jackson-Weiss Syndrome Mallet Toes Metatarsalgia Osteomyelitis (Bone Infections) Overlapping or Underlapping Toes Peroneal Tendon Dislocation/Dysfunction Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction Sesamoiditis Spurs Tarsal Coalition Diabetes and Your Feet Diseases of the Foot Arthritis Cancer Charcot Foot Freiberg's Disease Gout Kaposi's Sarcoma (AIDS related) Kohler's Disease Maffucci's Syndrome Ollier's Disease Raynaud's Disease Sever's Disease Sever's Disease Fungus Problems Common Fungal Problems Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis) Fungal Nails Heel Problems Haglund's Deformity Heel Callus Heel Fissures Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur) Nail Problems Black Toenails Ingrown Toenails Nail Fungus Skin Problems Allergies Athlete's Foot (tinea pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts Toe Problems Bunions Claw Toe Digital Deformity Hallux Limitus (stiff big toe joint) Hallux Rigidis (rigid big toe) Hallux Varus Hammertoes Intoeing Overlapping, Underlapping Toes Subungal Exotosis (bone spur under toenail) Turf Toe Vascular/Nerve Problems Acrocyanosis Alcoholic Neuropathy Chilblains (cold feet) Erythromelalgia Ischemic Foot Neuroma Spasms Venous Stasis Medical Care Diagnostic Procedures Computed Tomography MRI Ultrasound X-Rays Orthotics Pain Management General Information and Tips Pain Management for Specific Conditions Surgical Procedures General Information Achilles Surgery Ankle Surgery Arthritis Surgery Arthroscopy Bunion Surgery Cyst Removal Flatfoot Correction Hammertoe Surgery Heel Surgery Metatarsal Surgery Nerve Surgery (Neuroma) Toe Surgery Therapies Athlete's Foot Treatment Cryotherapy Extracorporeal Shock Wave Iontophoresis Physical Therapy Neurolysis Fitness and Your Feet General Information About Fitness and Your Feet Exercise Those Toes! Aerobics Fitness And Your Feet Sports and Your Feet Baseball Basketball Cycling Golf Jogging and Running Tennis Stretching Walking and Your Feet Work Footwear Foot Care Basic Foot Care Guidelines Athletic Foot Care Blisters Children's Feet Corns and Calluses Diabetic Foot Care Exercise Those Toes! Foot Care For Seniors Foot Self-Exam Pedicures Self-Assessment Quiz Women's Feet High Heels Stockings...

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... Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot Wounds Ankle Fusions Total Ankle Replacements Traumatic Injuries to the Foot and Ankle Flat Feet Fungal Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Warts Poor Circulation Foot and Ankle Fractures Minor Incision Surgery Toenail Removals Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn...

What is a Podiatrist?
A podiatrist, also called a doctor of podiatric medicine, is a specialist who provides medical diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems, such as bunions, heel pain, spurs, hammertoes, neuromas, ingrown toenails, warts, corns and calluses...

Diabetes and Your Feet
... If you have red spots, sore spots, blisters, corns, calluses, or consistent pain associated with wearing shoes, new proper fitted shoes must be obtained immediately...

Skin Problems
Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Bunions
... Removal of corns and calluses on the foot...

Claw Toe
... Corns on the top of the toe or under the ball of the foot...

Hammertoes
...People with hammertoe may have corns or calluses on the top of the middle joint of the toe or on the tip of the toe...

Spurs
...Surgery may be prescribed if spurring around the joint becomes severe or leads to recurrent pain from persistent corns...

Nail Fungus
... Use a quality foot powder (talcum, not cornstarch) in conjunction with shoes that fit well and are made of materials that breathe...

General Information and Tips
...Foot pain is caused by a wide variety of injuries, health problems or disorders, including (but not limited to): Arthritis Bone spurs Bunions Calluses Corns Flat Feet Gout Ingrown toenails Plantar fasciitis Sprains Stress fractures Warts Wearing improper shoes or extensive use of the feet...

Corns
Corns are calluses that form on the toes because of bones that push up against shoes and build up pressure on the skin...

Fungus
... Use a quality foot powder (talcum, not cornstarch) in conjunction with shoes that fit well and are made of materials that breathe...

Warts
...They are often mistaken for corns or calluses, which are layers of dead skin that build up to protect an area which is being continuously irritated...

Bunions
... Removal of corns and calluses on the foot...

Claw Toe
... Corns on the top of the toe or under the ball of the foot...

Hammertoes
...People with hammertoe may have corns or calluses on the top of the middle joint of the toe or on the tip of the toe...

Athletic Foot Care
...Added to these are common complaints such as corns, calluses and Athlete's Foot...

Corns and Calluses
Corns and calluses are protective layers of compacted, dead skin cells...

Diabetic Foot Care
... And never attempt to cut your own bunions or corns as this can lead to infection, as well...

Pedicures
...(Please contact our office if you have deep calluses or corns and need help shaving them...

Self-Assessment Quiz
... no 0   - have corns, calluses, bunions or hammertoes...

General Information
... Corns and hammertoes...

Physical Therapy
...Heel spurs, bursitis, plantar fasciitis, bunions, corns and calluses, as well as many post-operative surgical conditions, respond well to physical therapy...

Basketball
...Not enough room can lead to blisters, corns, and calluses...

Jogging and Running
... The most common foot problems associated with jogging or running are blisters, corns, calluses, Athlete's Foot, shin splints, Achilles tendonitis, and plantar fasciitis...

Getting a Proper Fit
...Shoes that do not fit properly can cause bunions, corns, calluses, hammertoes and other disabling foot disorders...

Fitness And Your Feet
... The following are common ailments caused by improper foot care during exercise: Athlete's foot; Blisters; Corns and calluses; and Heel pain (including heel spurs)...

Walking and Your Feet
...The most common foot problems are blisters, corns, calluses, and plantar fasciitis...

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As of September 2018, We are pleased to announce the opening of our new satellite office in the Jefferson Northeast Torresdale Campus Medical Office Building in Suite 209.  Please note all phone calls for the Jefferson location will be forwarded to the Center City Location