I have Painful Feet!

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

I have very sore and painful feet. What is this? Why do my feet hurt? My feet hurt when I get up in the morning, what could this be? Why do my heels hurt? Why do my feet feel like they are bruised? Why do my feet hurt so bad toward the end of the day? Im on my feet a lot and they are very sore and painful. What is this? I can walk or exercise because my feet hurt. My feet burn and tingle. Why do my feet feel numb? I have really painful feet. All the sudden I had a pain in my foot/ankle. I have foot problems. I have ugly toes. Why are my toes crooked? My toes overlap each other. Why do I have this bump on my foot? I have sores on my feet. I’m overweight and have a lot of foot problems. I have very flat feet, what can help that? I stand all day at work and by the end of my shift I can barely walk. Why do I feel like I’m walking on stones/rocks? My foot is very painful and swollen. I think I twisted my ankle. What do I do? Did I break my bone? What’s the difference between a fracture and a sprain? There are several conditions that can make your feet hurt or feel very painful. To properly diagnose these it is wise to see a Podiatrist that specializes in treatment of the Foot and Ankle.   Areas of the foot….   There are many conditions of the foot. To find out what it is first we need to pinpoint the area of soreness to help make that determination. Most common foot conditions: Achilles Tendonitis Arch Pain / Arch Strain Arthritis Athlete’s Foot Bunions Calluses Charcot-Marie-Tooth Claw Toes Corns Hammer Toes Heel Fissures Heel Pain Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Mallet Toes Metatarsalgia Morton’s Neuroma Morton’s Toe Neuropathy Over Pronation Overlapping Toes Plantar Fasciitis Post-Tib Tendonitis Pregnancy Sesamoiditis Shin Splints The Diabetic Foot Toenail Fungus  What to Expect at Your Office Visit Dr. Faasse will perform a physical examination, check pulses, reflexes and watch your gait pattern. We may or may not get X-rays determining on what he deems necessary. Your treatment in the office will be determined by your diagnosis. We have lot s of different treatment options so questions and comments are gladly accepted. Call us today, we will be more than happy to care for your feet and ankles!...

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Fungus Nails

Posted by on Dec 10, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Help! I have ugly thick toenails! Some of them are white and others are yellow. They crumble and fall apart every time I try to cut them. Does this sound like something you could have? Or a friend or family member is struggling with? What is this? The condition of having thickened or brittle, misshaped toenails with a yellow or white stain to them is most likely: Fungus Nails No worries friends, this problem can often be treated very easily. Dr. Faasse treats this type of condition every single day! We have several treatment options available. To really understand the best treatment for your toenails is to really understand the diagnosis. We will make sure that when you leave this office you understand your condition as well as the treatment instructions. Our friendly staff is ready to answer any questions that you may have. We will take the time to help you in any way we can. Onychomycosis– means fungal infection of the nail. It is the most common disease of the nails and most of us do not even know we have it until it has spread to all of the nails. Early treatment is key!     This condition may affect toenails or fingernails, but toenail infections are particularly common. This affects almost 20% of the adult population. Many of our patients come in for other conditions and do not realize that they have this. We are happy to treat this and many other feet or ankle problems that you might...

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