What is a Podiatrist?

Some people call us Podiatrists – others call us foot doctors. We really don’t care what you call us, it’s more important that you know why we’re important. A podiatrist is dedicated to the treatment of foot and ankle problems. Many people ignore foot pain and decide to just live it – this is not […]

Foot Problems Brought on by Diabetes

As podiatrists in the Columbus area, we see a lot of patients whose foot problems are related to Diabetes. It’s a well documented fact that people affected by Diabetes have an inflated risk of foot problems. Fortunately many of the foot complications brought on by diabetes can can be easily prevented by the proper care […]

What is a Hammertoe?

Hammertoe Definition Hammertoe is a condition in which a toe becomes crooked and and points downward. Hammertoe is most commonly found in the toe next to the big toe or the pinky toe. Hammertoe is an issue that affects women more than men. Hammertoes become painful because of the constant rubbing against, other toes or […]

Get Help for Ingrown Toenails

About Ingrown Toenails The scientific name for an ingrown toenail is onychocryptosis. The formation of one can be very painful and happens when a portion of the toenail actually grows into the neighboring skin of the toe and often times becomes secondarily infected. Causes of Ingrown Toenails There are a few different causes of ingrown […]

Fixing Heel Pain aka Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Fasciitis? Heel pain is a very common foot complaint. When the pain is isolated to the bottom of the heel it is typically due to injury and overuse of an important ligamentous band called the Plantar Fascia. When it’s injured and inflamed we refer to the problem as Plantar Fasciitis. Defining Plantar […]

Bunions

What is a Bunion? A bunion is a bump inside of ones foot in the in the vicinity of the big toe joint. This bump is actually a bone that is sticking out toward the inside of the foot. Over time, this can even cause the big toe to overlap and be on top of […]