Patient Education

Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

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Athletes Foot
...If you notice your rash has become increasingly red, swollen and painful or you develop blisters and sores, call our office right away...

Healthy Footwear Promote Healthy Feet
...In fact, shoes that fit poorly or have high heels frequently cause foot problems, including calluses, corns, bunions, and blisters, just to name a few...

High Fashion Footwear May Come with a High Price
...The bunion forces the big toe to slant in toward the other toes, resulting in discomfort, blisters, corns and calluses...

Walking Your Way To Good Foot Health
... If the Shoe Fits - Get Walking! Footwear plays a vital role in the duration of your walking routine, and shoes that don't fit properly or that lack support can lead to foot pain or injuries, such as blisters, corns, calluses, nail fungus and plantar fasciitis...

Beautify Your Feet for the Summer
...Remove it periodically to allow your nail bed to breathe, and then you’re free to swap to another festive summer color! Prevent painful blisters Sandals and flip-flops can lead to irritating blisters when they rub against your bare skin...

Avoid Injury and Improve Your Game: How to Choose Athletic Shoes
...Serious back, knee, hip and heel pain, Achilles tendonitis, fractures and painful blisters are some of the common conditions faced by athletes wearing the wrong footwear...

Common Childhood Foot Injuries and Ailments
...Shoes that are too tight can cause blisters, calluses and corns on the toes and heels...

Taking Care of Aging Feet
... Some symptoms to look out for are: ∙       Brittle or discolored toenails ∙       Discoloration or cold/numb feet ∙       Severe pain in feet and ankles ∙       Blisters or cracked skin ∙       Sores and wounds Tips for maintaining healthy feet Taking care of feet is simple and will pay off in the long run...

Choose the Best Shoes and Socks for Your Child's Developing Feet
...Socks can prevent your little one from blisters, calluses and other foot problems...

What to Do When You Keep Getting Blisters
...Blisters can be painful while they heal...

Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention
...Because of poor circulation and neuropathy in the feet, cuts or blisters can easily turn into ulcers that become infected and won’t heal...

Ankle Fractures
... Symptoms An ankle fracture is accompanied by one or all of these symptoms: Pain at the site of the fracture, which in some cases can extend from the foot to the knee Significant swelling, which may occur along the length of the leg or may be more localized Blisters may occur over the fracture site...

Athlete's Foot
...In advanced cases, inflammation, cracks, and blisters may form; an infection caused by bacteria can also result...

Contact Dermatitis
...Symptoms, including redness, itchiness, and small blisters, usually occur within 24 hours of exposure to the irritant...

Dermatitis
...Symptoms, including redness, itchiness, and small blisters, usually occur within 24 hours of exposure to the irritant...

Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention
...Because of poor circulation and neuropathy in the feet, cuts or blisters can easily turn into ulcers that become infected and won’t heal...

Diabetic Foot Care Guidelines
...Check for cuts, blisters, redness, swelling, or nail problems...

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
...If you notice any cuts, redness, blisters, or swelling, see your foot and ankle surgeon right away...

Eczema of the Foot
...Small blisters may sometimes form...

Fracture-Ankle
... Symptoms An ankle fracture is accompanied by one or all of these symptoms: Pain at the site of the fracture, which in some cases can extend from the foot to the knee Significant swelling, which may occur along the length of the leg or may be more localized Blisters may occur over the fracture site...

Frostbite
...To avoid infection, blisters or damaged skin should be treated with antibiotic cream and loose bandages, and medical attention should be sought as soon as possible...

Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
...Shoe pressure may cause pain at the site of a bone spur, and in some cases blisters or calluses may form over its surface...

P.A.D. (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
...do not have normal blood flow—and because blood is necessary for healing—seemingly small problems such as cuts, blisters, or sores can result in serious complications...

Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.)
...do not have normal blood flow—and because blood is necessary for healing—seemingly small problems such as cuts, blisters, or sores can result in serious complications...

Peripheral Neuropathy: Diabetic
...If you notice any cuts, redness, blisters, or swelling, see your foot and ankle surgeon right away...