One of the most important aspects of diabetic foot care involves inspecting your lower extremities every day for any cuts, sores, bruises, swelling or hot spots. Any of these symptoms could be signs of an underlying problem developing.
A lot of us dread going to the doctor, no matter the kind. We put off going to the dentist, getting a check-up and everything else in between for as long as we possibly can, but in the end, we are just doing more harm to ourselves.
At Certified Foot and Ankle Specialists, we’ve made it our mission to get patients back on their feet as quickly and safely as possible. Our entire staff from our receptionists to our podiatrists understand just how important the health and function of your lower extremities are, and we work continuously to provide our patients with individualized care and specialized attention for all their foot and ankle conditions.
Even though bunions are a common foot deformity, there are misconceptions about them. Many people may unnecessarily suffer the pain of bunions for years before seeking treatment.
Sculptra Injections are available for patients who have pain in the ball of the foot where there are bony prominences and/or recurrent calluses. The injectable liquid is used to add volume to areas of the body to create a soft, natural cushion. Sculptra is very safe and, in 2009, received full FDA approval for cosmetic use in the United States.
Even if varicose veins aren’t causing you any pain, you might be considering treatment options because of how they make you feel. They most often appear dark purple or blue and some patients state that it keeps them from enjoying their normal lifestyle because they want to avoid their legs or feet from being shown.
Stem Cells are cells within the body that have the remarkable capability of multiplying and dividing into different tissue types during early life and growth. Additionally, in many tissues, stem cells serve as an internal repair system, dividing essentially without limit.
Your feet carry you around every day, so make sure youâ€™re paying attention to them! There are easy steps you can take to keep your feet and ankles pain-free, and these include wearing the proper footwear, self-examining your feet daily, and good hygiene.
Certified Foot & Ankle Specialists is the first and only podiatrist office in South Florida to offer patients the state-of-the-art pedCAT machine. This machine is a weight-bearing computerized tomography (CT) imaging machine that offer cutting-edge imaging for foot and ankle patients.
Metastasis of primary tumors to the foot is uncommon; however, when it does occur, the most common sources are colorectal, kidney, and lung. Metastatic bone tumors greatly outnumber primary bone tumors.