By Pedram A. Hendizadeh, DPM, FACFAS Clubfoot is one of the most common congenital foot deformities, making it a concern for parents of newborns.  Though this deformity may look concerning, it’s curable with a combination of non-surgical and sometimes surgical treatments. Clubfoot, otherwise known as talipes equinovarus, appears as a twisted and bent foot that’s turned …

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Pickle Ball Injuries

Foot related PickleBall Injuries

By Pedram A. Hendizadeh, DPM, FACFAS Empty headinByg Pickleball is a fast-paced sport that requires quick movements and rapid changes in direction.  As with any sport, injuries are an unfortunate possibility, and this includes foot and ankle injuries. These injuries can occur due to repetitive movements, sudden impact, or accidents on the court. Let’s take a …

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nail fungus

Nail Fungus

By Shabana Chowdhury, DPM, AACFAS Are your nails looking discolored, brittle and thicker after a pedicure? You might have contracted a fungus from your nail salon.  Even though the tub might be lined and they are taking out the tool from a sterile pack, if a non disposable file is used then fungal particles could …

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intractable plantar keratosis - IPK

IPK – Is That A “rock” In Your Shoe, Or Are You Just Happy To See Your Podiatrist

By Christopher Chung, DPM, AACFAS Ever feel like you have a pebble or small rock in your shoe pester you the  whole day, only to realize after you kick off your shoes that there is no  pebble or rock in your shoe. You inspect the bottom of your foot and see  something; a hard piece …

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By Evan A. Vieira, DPM, FACFAS A neuroma is a painful condition, also referred to as a “pinched nerve” or a nerve tumor.    It is a benign growth of nerve tissue frequently found between the third and fourth toes. It brings on pain, a burning sensation, tingling, or numbness between the toes and in …

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