Foot Facts and Care Instructions to Put the Pep Back in Your Step

All of our podiatrists have at least eight years’ worth of experience and insight in foot and ankle care—some have over 20. With this knowledge comes great responsibility to teach others how to properly care for their feet. At Atlantic Foot and Ankle, we take this responsibility seriously. Come see and learn how our knowledge can benefit you, your children, and your family by showing you how to properly care and treat your feet all year round.

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  • Children's Feet Fortunately, even if your children’s feet have a problem at birth, many times it resolves on its own. If not, advances in treatment can have you holding up the V for victory after they are corrected.
  • Achilles Tendinitis handling the pain Pain at the back of your heel or ankle could be Achilles tendinitis, an inflammation that can get worse if you don’t take care of it.
  • Tracking Down Heel Spur Pain In your feet, extra bone can grow in several places. When it forms under the calcaneus, it is called a heel spur.
  • Heel Pain Center The fact that you are visiting our heel pain center probably means you are having trouble with your feet. Do you feel the stabbing pain of plantar fasciitis under
  • Bumps on Bones and Pain in Your Heels Haglund’s deformity, What they all refer to is an enlargement at the back of your heel bone (calcaneus) that can end up causing you a lot of pain.
  • Turf Toe Explained The joint between your first metatarsal and great toe, is quite susceptible to damage with certain activities. Turf toe – a sprain of the tissues around that joint – is a common problem.
  • Running Injuries Every time your foot hits the ground during your stride, that force is bounced right back to your feet and legs. The law helps to explain why running injuries are so common.
  • Take Control of Fungal Toenails The first line of defense is to not let the fungus take hold. Protect your feet in public places where fungi thrive by wearing flip-flops or shower shoes.
  • Laser Therapy for Fungal Toenails At Atlantic Foot & Ankle Associates in east Florida, we offer another alternative: laser therapy for fungal toenails. This procedure is done quickly and painlessly right in our office
  • Keep Toenails Beautiful with Proper Nail Care Nails are a form of protection. The ends of your toes are often bumped, scraped, or have things dropped on them, and the hard keratin is a way to slow down skin damage that could open your toes to infection.