Still in Pain After Your Bunion Surgery? Here Are Some Treatment Options

December 22, 2018
Podiatrists perform bunion surgery to alleviate pain and to restore normal toe and joint alignment. Bunion treatment, offered by our Ballantyne podiatrists, may require wires, plates, or screws to firmly hold bones in place. While surgery can be successful, there are no guarantees that surgery will fully relieve the patient’s...
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Ballantyne Podiatrist Share How to Properly Care for Your Children’s Feet

September 26, 2018
It is important for parents to pay attention to their children’s feet. Protecting your children’s feet can prevent them from developing problems later on down the road. There are several things that our child podiatrists in Ballantyne recommend that people do in order to protect their children’s feet. Wear the...
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What Causes Pigeon Toes & How To Fix Them?

August 16, 2018
Most commonly people experience difficulties with their feet and legs due to various ailments. However, sometimes development issues cause these difficulties. What we refer to as “pigeon toes” is one example of difficulties with developmental origins. Identifying Developmental Issues Especially regarding toddlers, it is very important to know what normal...
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Ballantyne Podiatrist Shares All You Need to Know About Achilles Tendinitis

June 6, 2018
Although small, the Achilles tendon plays a vital role in your body: it the calf muscle to the heel bone, allowing you to walk, jump, run, and stand on your tiptoes. This is why injuries such as Achilles tendinitis can be so debilitating. Below is information on this painful condition...
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Know the Importance of Foot Care if You Have Diabetes

November 27, 2017
Diabetes is a chronic disease that literally affects every cell in your body. It can damage the blood vessels and nerves, which means nutrients and oxygen may not get to the cells and you may become less sensitive to pressure or pain. That’s why proper foot care is so important...
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6 Causes of Heel Pain & How to Deal with Getting It Treated by a Podiatrist

July 11, 2017
The heel is your foot’s largest bone, and it’s easy to accidentally overuse or injure it. Depending on the cause, heel pain may range from mild to immobilizing. If you’re experiencing severe heel pain, you should visit your local foot doctor as soon as possible for treatment. Here are six...
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