Podiatry Related Ailments
Family Podiatry of Maryland offers a full array of podiatric services to help you maintain healthy feet.
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Tendonitis is a very common cause of foot or ankle pain
Ankle injuries usually involve a sudden, unexpected, loss of balance that results in a sharp twist of the ankle.
Athlete’s foot is a rash on the skin of the foot. It is the most common fungal skin infection.
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 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 Foot Care
Diabetic foot conditions develop from a combination of causes including poor circulation and neuropathy.
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.
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
A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that may develop in various parts of the body.
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.
Fungus of the toenails can affect people of all ages, although it most commonly affects individuals who are older.
Warts are hard, grainy growths that appear on the heels or balls of the feet.
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