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.

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... Achilles Tendon Disorders Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunion Surgery Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot Care Diabetic Nerve Pain Diabetic Wound Care Flat Feet Fungal Toenails Charcot foot treatment Foot Surgery Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Pain Infections Ingrown Toenails Injuries Metatarsalgia Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Poor Circulation Warts Wounds Reconstructive foot and ankle surgery   Our specialties include: Surgical correction of foot disorders such as bunions, hammertoes and nerve disorders Surgical and non-surgical treatment of heel pain Sports medicine Diabetic foot care Limb salvage surgery Custom orthotics Diabetic Shoes Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn...

Educational Videos
Educational Videos For Your Reference BONE/JOINT/TENDON Bunions Forefoot Pain Gout Hammertoes​ Neuroma​ Plantar Fasciitis Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome​ Tailor’s Bunion NAILS & SKIN Corns and Calluses Fungal Nail Ingrown Toenails Malignant Melanoma Plantar Warts Skin Growths   DIABETIC HEALTH Caring for the Diabetic Foot Diabetes and the Foot Peripheral Arterial Disease Peripheral Neuropathy Wounds and Ulcers ORTHOTICS & FOOTWEAR Orthotics  

Diabetic Wound Care
...If you have red spots, sore spots, blisters, corns, calluses, or consistent pain associated with wearing shoes, new proper fitted shoes must be obtained immediately...

Diabetic Foot Care
...And never attempt to cut your own bunions or corns as this can lead to infection, as well...

When Is Surgery the Best Option to End Your Foot Pain?
...Your Quakertown doctor may recommend surgery to treat conditions like plantar fasciitis and plantar corns which do not respond to more conservative treatments...

Proper Diabetic Foot Care
...Neuropathy makes it difficult for people with diabetes to sense pain and irritation from an injury or trauma, and from otherwise minor irritations like corns and blisters...

Would Bunion Surgery Help Me?
...To compensate for the discomfort, the affected foot often develops thick skin on the sole or corns and calluses on the bunion itself or on other toes...

What is a Podiatrist?
A podiatrist, also called a doctor of podiatric medicine, is a specialist who provides medical diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems, such as bunions, heel pain, spurs, hammertoes, neuromas, ingrown toenails, warts, corns and calluses...

Diabetes and Your Feet
... If you have red spots, sore spots, blisters, corns, calluses, or consistent pain associated with wearing shoes, new proper fitted shoes must be obtained immediately...

Skin Problems
Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Bunions
... Removal of corns and calluses on the foot...

Claw Toe
... Corns on the top of the toe or under the ball of the foot...

Hammertoes
...People with hammertoe may have corns or calluses on the top of the middle joint of the toe or on the tip of the toe...

Spurs
...Surgery may be prescribed if spurring around the joint becomes severe or leads to recurrent pain from persistent corns...

Nail Fungus
... Use a quality foot powder (talcum, not cornstarch) in conjunction with shoes that fit well and are made of materials that breathe...

General Information and Tips
...Foot pain is caused by a wide variety of injuries, health problems or disorders, including (but not limited to): Arthritis Bone spurs Bunions Calluses Corns Flat Feet Gout Ingrown toenails Plantar fasciitis Sprains Stress fractures Warts Wearing improper shoes or extensive use of the feet...

Corns
Corns are calluses that form on the toes because of bones that push up against shoes and build up pressure on the skin...

Fungus
... Use a quality foot powder (talcum, not cornstarch) in conjunction with shoes that fit well and are made of materials that breathe...

Warts
...They are often mistaken for corns or calluses, which are layers of dead skin that build up to protect an area which is being continuously irritated...

Bunions
... Removal of corns and calluses on the foot...

Claw Toe
... Corns on the top of the toe or under the ball of the foot...

Hammertoes
...People with hammertoe may have corns or calluses on the top of the middle joint of the toe or on the tip of the toe...

Athletic Foot Care
...Added to these are common complaints such as corns, calluses and Athlete's Foot...

Corns and Calluses
Corns and calluses are protective layers of compacted, dead skin cells...

Pedicures
...(Please contact our office if you have deep calluses or corns and need help shaving them...

Self-Assessment Quiz
... no 0   - have corns, calluses, bunions or hammertoes...

General Information
... Corns and hammertoes...

Physical Therapy
...Heel spurs, bursitis, plantar fasciitis, bunions, corns and calluses, as well as many post-operative surgical conditions, respond well to physical therapy...

Basketball
...Not enough room can lead to blisters, corns, and calluses...

Jogging and Running
... The most common foot problems associated with jogging or running are blisters, corns, calluses, Athlete's Foot, shin splints, Achilles tendonitis, and plantar fasciitis...

Getting a Proper Fit
...Shoes that do not fit properly can cause bunions, corns, calluses, hammertoes and other disabling foot disorders...

Fitness And Your Feet
... The following are common ailments caused by improper foot care during exercise: Athlete's foot; Blisters; Corns and calluses; and Heel pain (including heel spurs)...

Walking and Your Feet
...The most common foot problems are blisters, corns, calluses, and plantar fasciitis...