Patient Education

Podiatry Related Ailments

Family Podiatry of Maryland offers a full array of podiatric services to help you maintain healthy feet.

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Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis

Tendonitis is a very common cause of foot or ankle pain

Ankle Injuries

Ankle Injuries

Ankle injuries usually involve a sudden, unexpected, loss of balance that results in a sharp twist of the ankle.

athletes foot

Athletes Foot

Athlete’s foot is a rash on the skin of the foot. It is the most common fungal skin infection.

Bunion

Bunion

Bunions are often described as a bump on the side of the big toe. It’s actually the big toe leaning toward the second toe, rather than pointing straight ahead.

Corns and Calluses

Corns and Calluses

Corns and callus are one of the most common problems seen by Podiatrists. They can occur on any part of the foot and vary in symptoms.

Diabetic Routine Foot Care

Diabetic Foot Care

Diabetic foot conditions develop from a combination of causes including poor circulation and neuropathy.

Hammertoe

Hammer toe

A hammer toe is a deformity of the second, third or fourth toes where the toe is bent at the middle joint, so that it resembles a hammer.

Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown Toenail

An ingrown toenail is a painful condition of the toe. It occurs when a sharp corner of the toenail digs into the skin at the end of/side of the toe.

Neuromas and Neuropathy

Neuromas and Neuropathy

A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that may develop in various parts of the body.

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is the result of damage to the soft tissue at the bottom of the foot. It develops due to repeated small tears in the plantar fascia ligament.

Toenail Fungus

Toenail Fungus

Fungus of the toenails can affect people of all ages, although it most commonly affects individuals who are older.

Wart

Wart

Warts are hard, grainy growths that appear on the heels or balls of the feet.

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