When non-surgical methods have been exhausted but surgical methods aren’t necessary, EPAT treatment can be used for heel pain, achilles tendonitis and other muscle and tendon pain.
Injections in foot and ankle
A bunion is a common deformity found on the foot in which a bump forms over time and begins to protrude from the forefoot. The “bunion” is actually a deformity of the first metatarsal phalangeal joint, or “Big Toe Joint”. In this case the big toe begins to deviate, and causes the muscles, bones, and joints to become imbalanced. As time goes on this imbalance creates arthritis, and the stereotypical large bump to stick out from the foot.
Foot orthoses/therapeutic footwear
Foot numbness, also known as Peripheral Neuropathy, is a problem that we see very often as foot and ankle specialists. Numbness may occur in the bottom of the feet, top of the feet, the toes or the legs. There are many causes for numbness in the legs, feet and toes. Foot numbness may be painful, but sometimes may present only as an annoying sensation or absence of sensation. The most common causes of numbness in the legs, feet and toes as well as treatment for numbness in the feet will be described below.