Heel pain is the most common symptom at Greenville Foot and Ankle Center. Plantar fasciitis and tarsal tunnel syndrome are the most common causes of heel pain. Stress fractures, tendonitis, and arthritis are less common causes.
Contact us for an evaluation and diagnosis for your heel pain. Learn more about the causes and find home remedies for heel pain in our blog.
Diabetes can cause serious foot problems, including peripheral neuropathy, the damage of nerves in the feet. This causes loss of sensation, with symptoms like numbness, tingling, and inability to detect touch, pain, hot and cold. Prevention is the best solution with regular evaluations from a podiatrist. An issue as simple as fungal toenails, a blister that doesn’t heal or an infected wound can turn into major issues.
Contact us to learn how to avoid diabetic foot issues. Read more about diabetes and foot ailments in our blog.
Dr. Julie Abboud is certified by the American Board of Wound Management to treat foot ulcerations. She has more than ten years of experience treating wounds. An ulceration is a break or erosion of the skin created by pressure or lack of circulation. If left untreated, it can become infected and lead to serious medical conditions.
Contact us immediately if you have a wound or ulcer on your foot to prevent long-term problems. Learn more about foot wounds and ulcers in our blog.
Neuropathy causes nerve damage in the feet and creates a loss of foot sensation, which leads to other problems. Diabetes is often the cause of neuropathy. However, there are other reasons for neuropathy such as nerve entrapment or compression.
Contact us for information about treatment options. Learn more about neuropathy in our blog.
Ingrown toenails happen when a corner of the toenail jabs into the skin around the toe. Untreated ingrown toenails can cause infections and pain.
Contact us for ingrown toenail removal. Learn more about ingrown toenails in our blog.
We treat plantar warts either with a procedure called the CyroPen or by applying a prescription topical liquid in the office. As there is no way to quickly get rid of a wart, both are safe and effective treatments.
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Custom orthotics are fitted to your feet and prescribed for your specific foot condition. Often, a great pair of orthotics can prevent any surgical treatment. We not only get you “good feet” — we get you “great feet!”
Contact us to make an appointment to fit you with the best custom orthotics. Learn more about orthotics and proper shoes in our blog.
A bunion is a bony bump on the inside of the great toe joint. It forces the great toe to lean toward the second toe. Bunions are hereditary and can worsen from shoes, activity and injury. You may opt for surgery to remove bunions and correct misalignment of the great toe and the bone behind the great toe.
A hammertoe is a toe that is bent downward permanently. Again, hammertoes are hereditary and can worsen from poorly fitting shoes. If a hammertoe is very painful or causing irritation in the shoe, then you may want to opt for surgical correction.
Contact us to learn about your treatment options for bunions and hammertoes. Learn more about them in our blog.
A corn or callus is a small lesion of thickened skin on the foot. They are typical in areas that get the most pressure or irritation. When a callus is painful, we can help treat it in many different ways.
Contact us to treat corns and calluses. Learn more about them in our blog.