If you suffer from any of the following painful conditions, our Bethesda, MD, and Springfield, VA, Podiatrist delivers complete foot relief solutions with superior results.
The Podiatry Center located in Bethesda, MD, and Springfield, VA, treats all medical, and surgical foot and ankle conditions. We can eliminate most painful ailments without involving surgery. However, if you require it, we perform comprehensive surgeries at our state-of-the-art facilities, from correcting foot and ankle issues, to ridding plantar fasciitis and removing bunions.
If you come to us for routine care, you can expect gentle, but expert treatment that eases suffering from heel pain to sports injuries. If you require diabetic care, please see us. We have proven expertise to rehabilitate the diabetic foot, whether that means providing reconstructive surgery or simply offering relief from the sharp, jabbing pain that peripheral neuropathy can cause. Those with sports injuries can get back in their game with orthotics, digital X-rays, a diagnostic ultrasound and more. Suffering from corns, calluses, bunions or hammertoes? We can subdue associated symptoms with minimally invasive methods.
Below, you can find information on specific trouble areas. Click on any one of the “Read More” links for more details. Call us today at 301.656.6055 to schedule a same day appointment, or simply explore our services via a short meet-and-greet at one of our two conveniently located podiatry clinics in Bethesda, MD or Springfield, VA.
Bunions are no laughing matter. As they cause swelling and growth of the joint they impact, the resulting enlarged area can irritate and hurt badly. You’ll find many “miracle” cures for bunions online, and some podiatrists even offer options that sound much better than they work. End these painful, ineffective treatments and come in to experience real and lasting results for your bunion. Read more.
Stop spending money on store-bought pre-packaged inserts that work fine for a little additional foot support, but could never mitigate biomechanical foot problems or heal long-untreated foot issues. If you suffer from plantar fasciitis, bursitis, diabetic ulcers or heel, ankle or foot pain, let us mold custom orthotics out of first-rate materials that fit each individual foot properly to do what they’re supposed to – lessen your pain. Read more.
If you are diabetic, your feet require special care. Aside from trying to avoid an injury to the foot, there are ways to help prevent serious diabetic foot issues, such as Charcot foot and ulcers. The Podiatry Center offers innovative treatments to help you avoid and treat diabetic foot issues. Read more.
Let’s face it, sometimes your feet hurt. Once in a while the foot pain abates without treatment, but more often it continues or you experience flare ups. Ignore these at your peril. When your feet continue to hurt it may indicate an underlying problem that could seriously escalate if you do nothing. Please contact us for a proper evaluation of your foot pain. Read more.
A hammertoe deformity results in toes that curl or bend downward instead of pointing forward. Never delay hammertoe treatment if you have it. Waiting can result in stiff, inflexible joints that require more extensive surgical intervention, where properly fitting shoes might have solved the issue. Read more.
Unlike mildly aggravating heel pain, plantar fasciitis (heel spurs) frequently causes acute, incapacitating pain. This results from inflammation of the connective tissue stretching between the heel and the arch of the foot. The entire bottom of the foot can feel impacted, but usually the heel hurts the most. Read more.
Whether your child’s foot or ankle condition is the result of an injury, has developed during growth, or has been present since birth, our specialists are equipped to handle it. Our team will perform evaluations and diagnostic tests to get a specific and accurate diagnosis, so we can best remedy the problem. We will also educate you about the diagnosis and work with you to develop a treatment plan to meet your child’s needs. Read more.
Foot and or ankle pain can deeply impact your endurance or agility. You don’t need to suffer from unnecessary discomfort that gets in the way of your performance. At The Podiatry Center, we specialize in treating anything from a skiing or running injury to ingrown toenails that result from wearing ill-fitting soccer cleats. Read more.
Many women experience foot pain and other problems after wearing high heels over an extended period of time, but actually biology can also wreak havoc with women’s feet. Did you know that women often have more foot problems than men do? Read more.
Don’t ignore any of these conditions or expect them to go away on their own. They won’t.
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