Foot Pain

Runners are Prone to Plantar Fasciitis

By |2019-09-10T16:12:05+00:00March 1st, 2019|Foot Pain, Plantar Fasciitis|

Plantar Fasciitis is Common Among Runners Runners are prone to Plantar Fasciitis.When the long, flat ligament on the bottom of the foot (call the Plantar Fascia) stretches irregularly, it develops small tears that cause inflammation in the ligament. But instead of feeling pain most in the area when using it [...]

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Diagnosing and Treating an Ingrown Toenail

By |2019-02-06T23:07:50+00:00February 1st, 2019|Foot Pain|

By Loren Colon DPM, FACFAS An ingrown toenail is a common condition especially in children and young adults, where the nail begins to grow into the side of the nail fold and cuts into the skin next to the nail. This can become painful when wearing close toe shoes or [...]

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PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) for Foot & Ankle Pain Relief

By |2017-11-14T17:37:03+00:00November 14th, 2017|Foot Pain|

Why Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Is Becoming a Common Treatment for Foot and Ankle Pain Relief Tremendous breakthroughs are being made in treatments for foot and ankle pain relief. The doctors and staff here at American Foot and Leg Specialists are proud to be able to bring many cutting-edge treatments to [...]

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Severe Foot Pain: Gouty Arthritis

By |2017-04-15T13:05:24+00:00April 15th, 2017|Foot Pain|

A chronic condition by any other name Gout, gouty arthritis, podagral, or the disease of kings―no matter what you call it―is a painful systemic medical condition which most frequently affects men. By all accounts, the pain of gout which generally attacks the joint of the big toe is excruciating. A gout [...]

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Heel Spur Causes, Risk Factors, and Treatments

By |2016-05-31T11:33:25+00:00May 31st, 2016|Foot Pain|

What is a Heel Spur? A heel spur is an often painful bony bump that forms on the bottom of the heels. They are caused by a calcium buildup, often due to overexerting the foot’s ligaments and muscles. They are especially painful when stepping down on the heel while walking fast [...]

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Foot Surgery for Rheumatoid Arthritis

By |2016-05-12T12:00:13+00:00May 12th, 2016|Foot Pain, Foot Surgery, Muscle Problems|

A patient of Dr. Colon is on the path to recovery from severe foot pain due to the effects of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Well, first of all, let me start off by saying that I have been in pain for quite some time. I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis, and living with [...]

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Achilles Surgery and PRP Therapy | Video Testimonial

By |2016-03-10T12:00:23+00:00March 10th, 2016|Foot Pain, Foot Problems, Foot Surgery, Sports Injuries|

A patient of Dr. Colon describes her experience with disabling pain in her heels and how an MRI finally led to a diagnosis of a tear in her achilles tendon: I had pain in both of my heels for a long period of time. I decided after the pain had gotten [...]

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Foot Neuroma | Video Testimonial

By |2016-01-29T16:33:24+00:00January 29th, 2016|Foot Pain, Foot Problems, Foot Surgery|

A patient of Dr. Gadsden at American Foot and Leg Specialists describes her experience with multiple foot surgeries after being diagnosed with debilitating neuromas in her feet. "A neuroma is an abnormal or benign growth that's usually detected with an MRI. The cause is unknown, as I've been told, because I've [...]

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Diabetic Foot Wound Treatment | Patient Testimonial

By |2015-12-29T08:30:41+00:00December 29th, 2015|Diabetic Foot, Foot Pain, Foot Problems, Skin Lesions|

A patient describes his journey of healing after developing a diabetic foot wound from working that needed surgery. "I was working with Columbia Residential, which is an apartment investment company. I did a lot of walking, bending, lifting, and I kept getting pains in my foot. And because I'm a diabetic, [...]

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