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If you’re experiencing foot pain and ankle issues, prescription orthotics might be the right solution. Orthotics can address common issues like heel pain, excessive pronation and Achilles tendinitis. Your Woodbridge VA area, top rated podiatrist, Dr. Paul Ross will carefully evaluate your feet and create custom orthotics specially designed for you. Rather than a one-size-fits-all…

Whether it’s a night out or an all-day meeting, we know sometimes you can’t avoid wearing high heels for an extended period of time. Chevy Chase, Maryland (MD) area foot doctor, Dr. Paul Ross recommends that you to protect your feet with stockings or comfortable no-show socks while wearing heels to prevent foot pain. Stand…

No one wants to see their child in pain. Hurting feet can prevent your child from playing and doing what kids do best. That’s why specialized pediatric podiatrist, Dr. Paul Ross in Springfield, VA, can partner with you to address painful foot issues. Common Conditions Causing Your Child Pain Flat feet Growing pains Foot and ankle…

Foot and ankle swelling is a common side effect of pregnancy or certain medications or diseases. In you live in the Rockville, Maryland (MD) area, you may even experience swollen ankles after a long day on their feet. While some of these contributing factors you may not be able to change, you can choose foods…

Bunions are bulges that occur when the joint at the base of your big toe is misaligned. When pressure gets applied to the side of your big toe it can be moved awkwardly over, under, inwards or towards your other toes. Bunions happen when the pressures of shifting and bearing your weight unevenly falls on…

Hammertoe (contracted toe/ mallet toe) is a condition caused by a ligament and muscle imbalance around the middle joint of your toe, leaving it bent and stuck in that position. The second, third, or fourth toe are bent unnaturally. Hammertoes can result if you frequently wear high heels or shoes that are too narrow. Hammertoe more…

An ingrown nail is a condition in which the nail grows and cuts into one or both sides of the skin or nail bed. A portion of the nail pierces the skin, and may cause irritation, inflammation, or infection. If you have diabetes or vascular issues, you are more susceptible to future health concerns if…

Plantar fasciitis is commonly referred to as ‘policeman’s heel’ or ‘jogger’s heel.’ It is amongst the most common causes of pain that may occur to the heel or bottom of your foot. This involves the thick, flat band of tissue (plantar fascia) connecting your toes to your heel bone and supporting the arch of your…

THE DANGER OF CALLUSES & HOW TO PREVENT THEM By Bethesda, MD & Springfield, VA Podiatrist, Dr. Paul Ross Of The Podiatry Center Calluses usually aren’t a serious problem, but under the right circumstances or with the right underlying issue, they can become an issue. In severe cases, calluses get too thick to treat at home…

TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR CALLUSES By Bethesda, MD & Springfield, VA Foot Doctor, Dr. Paul Ross Of The Podiatry Center Though calluses usually aren’t painful, they can be unattractive and, for some, embarrassing. In the summer months, people like to wear open-toed shoes and sandals, and especially women want to look their best from head to…

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