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What Are Corns?

Many people think corns and calluses are the same thing, but there are differences. A corn is smaller than a callus, and has a hard center which is surrounded by Read More

What is Achilles Tendonitis?

Heel pain is one of the most common complaints a podiatrist hears about from patients. If you are dealing with heel pain above the heel bone then you could be Read More

Dealing With Athlete's Foot

Athlete's foot is one of the most common fungal infections of the skin and is frequently seen in our office. Whether you've had it or not, it's important to understand Read More

What is a Crush Injury?

What is a Crush Injury? Have a foot crush injury? A crush injury occurs when pressure or force is put on a body part. A foot crush injury may cause pain, Read More

Treating a Sprained Ankle

An ankle sprain occurs when the foot rolls or twists to the point where a ligament inside stretches beyond its normal capacity. Ankle sprains are extremely common, with an estimated Read More

What is Sesamoiditis?

What is Sesamoiditis? Sesamoids are small bones that are only connected to tendons or surrounded in muscle. This only appears in a few places in the body, one of which is Read More

Trouble With Heel Pain? Seek Expert Care from Your Podiatrist

Heel pain is one of the leading problems that sends patients to visit their podiatrist, and it’s no wonder. The relentless ache in the bottom of your foot or the Read More

Welcome Back To Our Blog

Welcome to the Blog of Norfolk Office Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a podiatrist in the Norfolk, VA area, we’re excited you are here. With the podiatric Read More

Expert Corn Removal: Finding the Best Treatment for Painful Corns

Corns are thickened areas of skin that develop in response to excessive pressure and friction.  This can occur when one toe rubs repeatedly against another, or when the toes rub Read More

Heel Pain? Seek Expert Care from Your Podiatrist

Heel pain is one of the leading problems that sends patients to visit their podiatrist, and it’s no wonder. The relentless ache in the bottom of your foot or the Read More

Foot Surgery: Get Back on Your Feet

When foot problems don’t respond to conservative treatments, your podiatrist may recommend surgery to relieve pain, correct a foot deformity or restore function in your foot and/or ankle.  Podiatric surgery is Read More

Bunionectomy: A Surgical Solution to Bunions

Characterized by a large, unsightly bump on the side of the big toe joint, bunions signal an underlying deformity in the structure of the foot. Left untreated, bunions may become Read More

RICE: Early Treatment for Minor Foot Injuries

An unexpected fall or twist can result in an injury of the foot or ankle, such as a sprain or strain. Immediate first aid can help prevent complications, reduce pain Read More

Running Shoes: Minimizing Foot Problems for Optimal Training

If you’re a runner, then you know that your shoes are an integral piece of equipment when it comes to comfort, performance and injury prevention.  Your foot type and function Read More

Ready to Run? Visit Your Podiatrist First

Your feet are made up of 26 bones, 33 joints, 112 ligaments and a vast network of tendons, nerves and blood vessels. Each of these parts works in harmony, enabling Read More

Got Turf Toe?

Turf toe is a sprain of the joint just below the big toe, also known as the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint.  Although it’s a condition most commonly associated with dancers, Read More

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