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Individuals spend an excessive amount of time on their feet. For this reason good foot care is essential to balanced health. Podiatrists, doctors in the field of Podiatry, often treat various foot aliments, problems and diseases. Acquire insight on podiatry and foot medicine by understanding the following definitions.

  • Podiatry - The branch of medicine that diagnoses, treats and prevents diseases associated with the human foot and ankle. It is a sub-specialty of internal medicine and is also referred to as chiropody.
  • Bunion - Pain and swelling at the base of the big toe. It forms when the joint enlarges due to new bone forming. A bunion also indicates that the toe is misaligned. Typically women are affected by this condition, especially ballet dancers. Other factors that contribute to a bunion forming, include wearing high heel shoes or shoes that are too tight.
  • Bunionectomy - Surgery to remove the bunion and re-align the big toe. In this surgery bone cutting is performed on one or more bones of the foot, like the ankle. This removes spurs around the joint and balances the tendons around the toe.
  • Heel Spur - Nail-like growth of calcium around the ligaments and tendons of the foot where it attaches to the heel bone. It is also referred to as calcaneal spur. Men and women are at risks for heel spurs and often associated with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, poor circulation of the blood and other degenerative diseases. It is important to inform the podiatrist of any preexisting conditions when seeking treatment for a heel spur.
  • Plantar Fasciitis - Inflammation of the thick tissue on the bottom of the foot.
  • Ossatron Machine - Machine used to treat plantar fasciitis, heel spurs and inflammation of the heel. This is shock-wave therapy applied to the affected area to help reduce inflammation.
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    Foot and ankle pain treatment from bunions to corns and hammer toe are treatable through our professional podiatrists. Let our association help you choose the perfect podiatrist for your needs.
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    Dr.Jay C. Goldstein
    2222 Nw Lovejoy St Ste 510, Portland, OR 97210
    We treat the following conditions: Fractures of the foot, bunions, hammertoes, degenerative arthritis and bone spurs.
    (503) 221-1581
    Legacy Emanuel Medical Center
    2801 N Gantenbein Ave, Portland, OR 97227
    Full spectrum of foot and ankle care. Conservative treatments, surgical correction, deformity correction. Ingrown toenails, foot and ankle pain, strains, fractures, diabetic foot care.
    (503) 413-2005
    Ankle & Foot Centers
    6327 Sw Capitol Hwy Ste B, Portland, OR 97239
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    (503) 246-2212
    User Review: "This was a unique experience for me to have doctor actually listen to me and take the time to make sure I was comfortable..." - Antonio (OR)
    Vancouver Foot and Ankle
    6108 Ne Highway 99 Ste 108, Vancouver, WA 98665
    (360) 597-4223
    Legacy Foot & Ankle Clinic
    2101 Ne 139th St Ste 260, Vancouver, WA 98686
    (360) 487-3668
    Fort Vancouver Podiatry
    5305 E 18th St Ste 151, Vancouver, WA 98661
    (360) 567-2050
    Ankle & Foot Clinic PS
    416 Ne 87th Ave Ste 2, Vancouver, WA 98664
    (360) 256-1777
    Family Foot Care
    513 N Morrison Rd, Vancouver, WA 98664
    (360) 693-1820
    Joseph H Leas Dpm
    416 Ne 87th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98664
    (360) 256-1777
    The Vancouver Clinic
    700 Ne 87th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98664
    (360) 882-2778
    Jared Remmers Dpm
    2222 Nw Lovejoy St Ste 419, Portland, OR 97210
    (503) 413-2005
    Cascade Foot & Ankle Specialists LLC
    12400 Nw Cornell Rd Ste 201, Portland, OR 97229
    (503) 643-1737
    Clifford D Mah Dpm
    12400 Nw Cornell Rd Ste 201, Portland, OR 97229
    (503) 643-1737
    Remmers Jared Dpm
    2222 Nw Lovejoy St Ste 419, Portland, OR 97210
    (503) 413-2005
    Northwest Foot and Ankle
    2701 Nw Vaughn St Ste 424, Portland, OR 97210
    (503) 243-2699

    Podiatrists are medical professionals that focus on the care of the human foot, and they are generally referred to as doctors of podiatry. The need for specialized care of the foot, ankle and leg is growing. Diabetics often develop foot and limb problems. Geriatric medicine also often involves foot care, with elderly people developing issues such as bunions, calluses and arthritis. Some podiatrists may specialize in this, while others offer pediatric care. Pediatric podiatry might include the treatment of club feet and other deformities or advising parents on how best to ensure the healthy development of their child's feet and legs. Podiatry is also important to the physically active. Sports medicine places a great importance on the feet and legs. Podiatrists may be called upon to assist in the treatment of athlete's foot or for a tendon injury. One common problem, especially in runners, is heel pain. Toe problems can include ingrown nails, arthritis and turf toe, which is a tearing of the joint capsule at the base of the big toe associated with playing sports on artificial turf. Podiatrists work in hospitals and clinics. They may prescribe treatments ranging from a change of shoes to surgery. As doctors, they are able to write prescriptions for medications, such as pain relievers. Although podiatry focuses on the foot and ankle, and on treatments for bunions and heel spurs, the feet are often an echo of the general health of an individual. Poor circulation can aggravate foot problems. While many people may never see a podiatrist, they can be an essential medical professional for many diabetics and athletes.
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