Podiatry is the medical field that deals with the foot and ankle. No matter your age, these parts of your body are incredibly important! And when you have issues with them, you need expert help. Whether you are 8 or 80, you can benefit from all the things a podiatrist can do.
What Does a Podiatrist Treat?
A podiatrist can help treat many different conditions related to your feet or ankles including bunions, hammertoes, heel pain, neuropathy in your feet or whatever other condition related to your feet/ankles. Podiatrists can help you with what to do for your foot pain, what type of shoe might work best and what other treatments are available if the first treatment does not work.
What Can a Podiatrist Do?
Podiatrists are foot and ankle specialists, able to help you address a wide variety of conditions.
There are many different things that podiatrists can do to help you take care of your feet. These include:
- Treating soft tissue issues such as calluses or warts
- Removing bone spurs from the foot and ankles which often result from arthritis, injury or overuse
- Treating what are called diabetic foot ulcers
- Removing corns or other growths from the feet
No matter what your age, everyone benefits from seeing a podiatrist. There is no reason not to see one! The earlier you can catch any issues that might be present with your feet and ankles then the better off you are. Schedule your appointment today by calling us at 301-948-2995 or using our contact form.