Patient Education Library

Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

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... Our Podiatric Services in Denver Include: Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot Foot Pain Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Podiatry Warts Other Specialties Include: Diagnostic Ultrasound - In-office for the diagnosis of neuromas, plantar fasciitis, ganglions, and ankle injuries...

Patient Education Library
... When To Call a Doctor Foot Anatomy Overview of Foot and Ankle Problems Basic Foot Care Guidelines Foot Problems General Statistics Achilles Problems Achilles Tendonitis Peroneal Tendon Dislocation/Dysfunction Xanthomas of the Achilles Tendon Ankle Problems Ankle Sprain Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain Osteochondritis Arch and Ball Problems Capsulitis Flat Feet (over pronation) Metatarsalgia (foot pain in ball) Plantar Fibromas (lumps in the arch of the foot) Sesamoiditis Common Foot Injuries Ankle Sprain Injuries Broken Ankle Fractures Osteochondritis (stiff ankle) Osteochondromas Shin Splints Sports Injuries Deformities Amniotic Band Syndrome Bunions Claw Toe Clubfoot Dysplasia (Epiphysealis Hemimelica) Enchondroma Flat Feet Gordon Syndrome Haglund's Deformity Hallux Limitus (Stiff Big Toe Joint) Hallux Rigidus (Stiff Big Toe) Hallux Varus Hammertoes Jackson-Weiss Syndrome Mallet Toes Metatarsalgia Osteomyelitis (Bone Infections) Overlapping or Underlapping Toes Peroneal Tendon Dislocation/Dysfunction Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction Sesamoiditis Spurs Tarsal Coalition Diabetes and Your Feet Diseases of the Foot Arthritis Cancer Charcot Foot Freiberg's Disease Gout Kaposi's Sarcoma (AIDS related) Kohler's Disease Maffucci's Syndrome Ollier's Disease Raynaud's Disease Sever's Disease Sever's Disease Fungus Problems Common Fungal Problems Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis) Fungal Nails Heel Problems Haglund's Deformity Heel Callus Heel Fissures Nail Problems Black Toenails Ingrown Toenails Nail Fungus Skin Problems Allergies Athlete's Foot (tinea pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts Toe Problems Bunions Claw Toe Digital Deformity Hallux Limitus (stiff big toe joint) Hallux Rigidis (rigid big toe) Hallux Varus Hammertoes Intoeing Overlapping, Underlapping Toes Subungal Exotosis (bone spur under toenail) Turf Toe Vascular/Nerve Problems Acrocyanosis Alcoholic Neuropathy Chilblains (cold feet) Erythromelalgia Ischemic Foot Neuroma Spasms Venous Stasis Medical Care Diagnostic Procedures Computed Tomography MRI Ultrasound X-Rays Orthotics Pain Management General Information and Tips Pain Management for Specific Conditions Surgical Procedures General Information Achilles Surgery Ankle Surgery Arthritis Surgery Arthroscopy Bunion Surgery Cyst Removal Flatfoot Correction Hammertoe Surgery Heel Surgery Metatarsal Surgery Nerve Surgery (Neuroma) Toe Surgery Therapies Athlete's Foot Treatment Cryotherapy Extracorporeal Shock Wave Iontophoresis Physical Therapy Neurolysis Fitness and Your Feet General Information About Fitness and Your Feet Exercise Those Toes! Aerobics Fitness And Your Feet Sports and Your Feet Baseball Basketball Cycling Golf Jogging and Running Tennis Stretching Walking and Your Feet Work Footwear Foot Care Basic Foot Care Guidelines Athletic Foot Care Blisters Children's Feet Corns and Calluses Diabetic Foot Care Exercise Those Toes! Foot Care For Seniors Foot Self-Exam Pedicures Self-Assessment Quiz Women's Feet High Heels Stockings...

What is a Podiatrist?
... A podiatrist, also called a doctor of podiatric medicine, is a specialist who provides medical diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems, such as bunions, heel pain, spurs, hammertoes, neuromas, ingrown toenails, warts, corns and calluses...

Bunion Treatment Denver, CO
... Removal of corns and calluses on the foot...

End Your Foot Pain for Good
...Other causes of foot pain include: bunions calluses corns blisters hammertoe ingrown toenails neuromas plantar warts plantar fasciitis stress fractures Achilles tendonitis heel spurs How can my podiatrist help me...

What Are Bunions?
...You should contact our office if you notice the following symptoms: An enlarged, visible bulge on your big toe joint Restricted movement of your big toe or foot that prevents you from performing normal activities Irritation, corns or calluses caused by the overlap of the first and second toes Frequent pain, swelling or redness around your big toe joint Treatment For a Bunion Treatment for a bunion will vary depending on its severity...

Corns and Calluses
Corns and calluses are thick, hardened areas of skin that develop in response to your body's natural defense to repeated pressure or friction...

How to Minimize Diabetic Foot Problems
...Cut straight across, avoiding the corners; visit our office for assistance Never treat corns or calluses on your own...

Treatment Options for Bunions
...Additionally, people with flat feet or who overpronate as they walk (foot rolls inward as it contacts the ground) develop this joint issue, and corns and calluses often accompany bunions...

Dealing with Hammertoes
...Other signs and symptoms include: Difficult or painful motion of a toe joint Redness or swelling at a toe joint Development of calluses and corns Open sores in severe cases The foot and ankle professionals at our office recommend the following for preventing and reducing the symptoms associated with hammertoe: Wear comfortable, proper-fitting shoes that provide support and allow enough room for your toes Avoid high-heeled or narrow-toed shoes Stretch your toe muscles to relieve pressure and pain Apply splints, cushions or pads to relieve pressure Moisturize with cream to keep the skin soft Generally, a modification of footwear will reduce the symptoms associated with hammertoe...

Are You Dealing With Bunions?
...Untreated bunions can continue to get worse if you don’t do something about them and can lead to other issues such as calluses and corns, or you may experience pain or redness on the site of the bunion, as well as swelling...

What Are Corns?
Many people think corns and calluses are the same thing, but there are differences...

Struggling With Bunions? We Can Help
...At Cherry Creek Foot Clinic, they offer several effective treatments to relieve bunion pain, including: Custom-made footwear or orthotics, to support your feet Night splints, which can help realign the toe joint Removing calluses and corns to reduce friction on the bunion Surgical removal of the bunion, known as a bunionectomy You don’t have to deal with bunion pain when help is just a phone call away...

Do You Have Bunions?
...At Cherry Creek Foot Clinic, they offer several effective treatments to relieve bunion pain, including: Custom-made footwear or orthotics, to support your feet Night splints, which can help realign the toe joint Removing calluses and corns to reduce friction on the bunion Surgical removal of the bunion, known as a bunionectomy You don’t have to deal with bunion pain when help is just a phone call away...

Ways a Podiatrist Can Help You
...Here are some foot issues that could benefit from coming in for specialized care: Plantar fasciitis Achilles tendinitis Heel pain Ankle sprains and fractures Foot fractures Sports-related injuries Bunions and hammertoes Corns and calluses Diabetic foot care Fungal infections Ingrown toenails Heel spurs Our number one goal is to provide you with the relief that you need...

Diabetes and Your Feet
... If you have red spots, sore spots, blisters, corns, calluses, or consistent pain associated with wearing shoes, new proper fitted shoes must be obtained immediately...

Skin Problems
Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Claw Toe
... Corns on the top of the toe or under the ball of the foot...

Hammertoes
...People with hammertoe may have corns or calluses on the top of the middle joint of the toe or on the tip of the toe...

Spurs
...Surgery may be prescribed if spurring around the joint becomes severe or leads to recurrent pain from persistent corns...

Nail Fungus
... Use a quality foot powder (talcum, not cornstarch) in conjunction with shoes that fit well and are made of materials that breathe...

General Information and Tips
...Foot pain is caused by a wide variety of injuries, health problems or disorders, including (but not limited to): Arthritis Bone spurs Bunions Calluses Corns Flat Feet Gout Ingrown toenails Plantar fasciitis Sprains Stress fractures Warts Wearing improper shoes or extensive use of the feet...

Corns
Corns are calluses that form on the toes because of bones that push up against shoes and build up pressure on the skin...

Fungus
... Use a quality foot powder (talcum, not cornstarch) in conjunction with shoes that fit well and are made of materials that breathe...

Warts
...They are often mistaken for corns or calluses, which are layers of dead skin that build up to protect an area which is being continuously irritated...

Bunions
... Removal of corns and calluses on the foot...

Claw Toe
... Corns on the top of the toe or under the ball of the foot...

Hammertoes
...People with hammertoe may have corns or calluses on the top of the middle joint of the toe or on the tip of the toe...

Athletic Foot Care
...Added to these are common complaints such as corns, calluses and Athlete's Foot...

Corns and Calluses
Corns and calluses are protective layers of compacted, dead skin cells...

Diabetic Foot Care
... And never attempt to cut your own bunions or corns as this can lead to infection, as well...

Pedicures
...(Please contact our office if you have deep calluses or corns and need help shaving them...

Self-Assessment Quiz
... no 0   - have corns, calluses, bunions or hammertoes...

General Information
... Corns and hammertoes...

Physical Therapy
...Heel spurs, bursitis, plantar fasciitis, bunions, corns and calluses, as well as many post-operative surgical conditions, respond well to physical therapy...

Basketball
...Not enough room can lead to blisters, corns, and calluses...

Jogging and Running
... The most common foot problems associated with jogging or running are blisters, corns, calluses, Athlete's Foot, shin splints, Achilles tendonitis, and plantar fasciitis...

Getting a Proper Fit
...Shoes that do not fit properly can cause bunions, corns, calluses, hammertoes and other disabling foot disorders...

Fitness And Your Feet
... The following are common ailments caused by improper foot care during exercise: Athlete's foot; Blisters; Corns and calluses; and Heel pain (including heel spurs)...

Walking and Your Feet
...The most common foot problems are blisters, corns, calluses, and plantar fasciitis...