From routine checkups to treatments for surgery, Huntsville Podiatry is equipped to handle all your podiatric needs. To help you understand your options, we've included descriptions of some of our leading services on this page.
- Achilles Tendon
- Ankle Instability
- Ankle Sprains
- Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care
- Athletes Foot
- Crush Injuries
- Diabetic Foot
- Flat Feet
- Fungus Toenails
- Geriatric Foot Care
- Heel Spurs
- Ingrown Toenails
- Plantar Fasciitis
Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn. If not properly treated, ankle sprains could develop into long-term problems. Read More...
Bunions are misaligned big toe joints that can become swollen and tender, causing the first joint of the big toe to slant outward, and the second joint to angle toward the other toes. Read More...
Flat feet are a common condition. In infants and toddlers, the longitudinal arch is not developed and flat feet are normal. The arch develops in childhood, and by adulthood, most people have developed normal arches. Read More...
Hammertoe is a deformity of the second, third or fourth toes. In this condition, the toe is bent at the middle joint, resembling a hammer. Left untreated, hammertoes can become inflexible and require surgery.Read More...
Diabetes and Your Feet
With a diabetic foot, a wound as small as a blister from wearing a shoe that's too tight can cause a lot of damage. Diabetes decreases blood flow, so injuries are slow to heal.Read More...
Plantar fasciitis (or heel pain) is commonly traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot. Our practice can evaluate arch pain, and may prescribe customized shoe inserts called orthoses to help alleviate the pain. Read More...
Corns and calluses are protective layers of compacted, dead skin cells. They are caused by repeated friction from skin rubbing against bony areas or against an irregularity in a shoe. Corns ordinarily form on the toes and calluses on the soles of the feet.Read More...
A chronic infection caused by various types of fungus, Athlete's foot is often spread in places where people go barefoot such as public showers or swimming pools. Read More...
Minimal Incision Surgery
Minimal incision surgery is a procedure used to perform many common foot surgeries at our office. There is far less trauma than with traditional orthopedic procedures involving large incisions. With a minimal incision procedure there is less trauma and a lot less postoperative pain and swelling. Often the results are dramatic and patients can walk the following day after minimal incision surgery with minimal assistance. It should be stressed, however, that minimal incision surgery is still a surgical procedure and the potential for postoperative pain can vary from patient to patient. While some patients walk right after bunion surgery and have minimal discomfort, others find that it can be sore for many months.