A podiatrist is a doctor of Podiatric Medicine who evaluates and treats problems of the foot, ankle, and related structures of the leg. Foot or ankle problems may be caused by genetics, footwear, overuse, or injury resulting in pain, inflammation, limited movement, and decreased mobility. Our podiatrists specialize in many areas including minimally invasive surgery, wound care, and orthopedics.
Whether you need relief from an aching toe or suffer from ankle arthritis, our specially-trained podiatrists work with our other orthopedic specialists to treat all types of foot and ankle injuries or disorders. Our podiatrists also practice preventive medicine ranging from educating patients on proper shoe wear to helping them develop a diabetes foot care routine.
We believe that prompt diagnosis, early intervention, and prevention are essential for the care and treatment of your feet. The goal is to help restore function and facilitate a quick return to daily activities, work, and sports.
A Step Away from Pain Relief
Our team of foot specialists treat a wide spectrum of foot and ankle , including:
- Athlete’s foot
- Congenital deformities
- Diabetic pressure ulcers
- Foot pain
- Fungal nails
- Hammer toes
- Heel pain
- Ingrown nails
- Ligament tears
- Neurological disorders
- Plantar fasciitis
- Plantar warts
- Sports injuries
- Thickened nails
The Kelsey-Seybold Approach to Foot Care
The first step to treating your symptoms and getting you back to living pain free is receiving a proper diagnosis. Your condition may have a simple solution or require a more complex treatment. Our physicians work closely with other subspecialists in Orthopedic Surgery and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
This multidisciplinary approach to foot care includes both surgical and nonsurgical treatment options, such as:
- Athletic aids
- Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAID)
- Orthotic devices
- Physical therapy
- Open reduction and internal fixation
- Hammertoe repair
- Repair of Achilles tendon tear
- Repair or reconstruction of poster tibial tendon, peroneal tendons