Podiatry is the branch of medicine that specializes in the treatment of medical and surgical conditions of the foot and ankle. Although the scope of practice does vary from state to state, in Ohio podiatry is defined as “the medical, mechanical and surgical treatment of ailments of the foot, the muscles and tendons of the leg governing the functions of the foot, and superficial lesions of the hand other than those associated with trauma.”
Podiatrists in the state of Ohio are medical specialists in the treatment of medical conditions of the foot and ankle and they are surgical specialists in the corrections of orthopedic conditions of the foot and ankle.
There are a multitude of common foot problems. Some of the more common foot problems involve such simple problems as routine foot care, ingrown toenails and warts. More complex problems may involve diabetic ulcers and infections and major surgical procedures for conditions such as tendinitis or flat feet. Other common problems include heel pain, neuromas and bunions.
Your foot and ankle are surprisingly delicate limbs, so treatments in these areas require the experience of a confident expert. Don’t settle for inexperienced doctors, especially when it comes to something as important as your personal health. The doctor you choose to consult with should be fully qualified to answer your inquiries with confirmed authority. We can supply these kinds of answers with the assurance and medical assistance you’re looking for.
If you’re concerned about symptoms or what you can do to prevent your condition from worsening, we can help. We can provide recommendations on what to do before a crucial operation and how to maintain your health so that you’ll never have another operation.
If you’re concerned about treatments, we’ll present you with a discussion of viable options and therapies. Every situation is different and we strive to provide you with the customized treatment that you’ll feel most comfortable with.
We offer a variety of services to treat common conditions and injuries. We encourage you to learn more about what we provide and how we can help. If you have any questions, please contact us by calling (330) 899-9160. We're always happy to hear from you!
- Common Foot Conditions