Ganglion Cysts

A ganglion cyst is a collection of fluid around either a joint or tendon. Treatment options include either injecting the cyst with a steroid to reduce its size, draining the fluid of the cyst by insertion of a needle (which usually results in a quick return of the cyst), or surgical excision. If you suffer… Continue reading Ganglion Cysts

Ankle Fractures

An ankle fracture can be a significantly traumatic event, causing significant pain and potential morbidity. Often the result of an acute injury, ankle fractures sometimes require surgery to stabilize and reapproximate the broken bones. If left undiagnosed or untreated, this can result in significant deformity and premature arthritis in the joint, leading to significant debilitating… Continue reading Ankle Fractures

Lisfranc fracture dislocation

Jacksonville Jaguars rookie running back, Travie Etienne, to miss the entire 2021 season due to a Lisfranc fracture dislocation. This injury can be debilitating, especially in athletes, at it stabilizes the entire medial side of the foot. The Lisfranc ligament, if torn, causes significant pain and instability, warranting surgery. Recovery from this type of injury… Continue reading Lisfranc fracture dislocation

Arterial Circulation Studies

Do you experience cramping, charlie horses or muscle spasms in your legs at night? How about after you’ve walked a long distance? This could be a sign of inadequate blood flow to your legs.Call the office to schedule a brief, 30-minute arterial study to ensure you have adequate circulation in your legs. Consideration should certainly… Continue reading Arterial Circulation Studies

Preventive Foot Care

We regularly see patients for preventive maintenance checks, including simple toenail trimming, callus trimming, and regular diabetic checkups. Keeping track of your overall foot health is the primary way to avoid further problems. If you have experienced a diabetic wound in the past, regular checkups every 3-6 months are recommended. In addition, if you have known… Continue reading Preventive Foot Care

PROTECTING FEET FROM THE HEAT

PROTECTING FEET FROM THE HEAT 1.Limit walking barefoot as it exposes feet to sunburn, as well as plantar warts, athlete’s foot, ringworm, and other infections and also increases risk of injury to your feet. 2.Wear shoes or flip-flops around the pool, to the beach, in the locker room and even on the carpeting or in… Continue reading PROTECTING FEET FROM THE HEAT