Taggded: podiatric surgery

Foot Health Highlight: Pediatric Foot Injury and When to Be Concerned About Damage to Your Child’s Growth Plate

Whenever podiatrists hear of a child suffering from an injury, we automatically worry about possible damage to growth plates. It’s a legitimate concern that needs to be thoroughly evaluated upon presentation to the doctor. When dealing with lower extremity injuries the podiatrist will typically x-ray and clinically evaluate the injury to determine if the area in and …

What Is Diabetic Neuropathy?

In 2002, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease, approximately 65% of those living with diabetes also had some degree of correlated neuropathy. In many cases, it is the symptoms of neuropathy that lead to the diagnosis of diabetes, because these symptoms indicate to the patient that there may be …

Helpful Doctor Tips to Get Your Feet Ready for Winter

How to Take Care of Your Feet this Winter With each changing season brings a new set of guidelines for keeping feet happy and healthy. Just as skincare needs change from summer to winter, so to do needs for foot health. For diabetic patients, proper care of the feet during winter months can be even more …

Village Podiatry Centers Announces New Atlanta Office Location at Stone Hogan

The new Stone Hogan podiatry clinic in Southwest Atlanta will provide comprehensive foot and ankle care to the Greenbriar community. (Atlanta, GA – June 01, 2016) Village Podiatry Centers has announced the opening of a new office location in Southwest Atlanta. Village Podiatry Centers offer treatment of a wide variety of foot and ankle conditions, …

Focus on Foot Health: What Really Causes Bunions?

What exactly causes a bunion? The common assumption is that bunions are caused primarily by genetics; but this is not always the case. Bunions can have a variety of causes that act alone or in combination with one another causing deformity of the first ray (1st metatarsal and bones of the 1st toe). Just because Mom or Pop may have a …