Frequently Asked Questions

Bunions

  • What is this bump on my foot?
  • Do I need bunions surgery?
  • How can I prevent bunions?
  • How long does bunion surgery take to heal?
  • What is a bunionette?

Diabetes

  • Why are foot self-exams important for diabetics?
  • How can I prevemt diabetic complications?
  • Are pedicures safe fot those with diabetes?
  • What is diabetic limb salvage?
  • What is a limb salvage team?

Infections

  • What are the signs of infection in the feet?

Ingrown Toenails

  • Do I need to see a podiatrist for ingrown toenails?
  • Are ingrown toenails painful?

Hammertoes

  • What are rigid hammertoes?

Heel Pain

  • Why do I have morning heel pain?
  • What are common causes of heel pain?
  • Is running with plantar fasciitis okay?
  • Does laser treatment for heel pain hurt?
  • How can I prevent cracked heels?

Pedicures

  • What should I know before getting a pedicure?
  • Should I bring my personal pedicure tools to the salon?

Podiatrist

  • What can I expect at my first appointment with a podiatrist?

Shoes

  • When is the Best Time to Shop for Shoes?

Surgery

  • Is limb salvage surgery right for me?