Patient Education
Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

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Merrillville Podiatrist
...These include: Bunions Ankle Sprains Heel Pain Toenail Problems Diabetic Foot View complete list of services Our website is designed with the belief that the more you understand about your foot health, the better we are able to serve you and your feet...

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... Achilles Tendon Ankle Sprains Ankle Stability Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes  Hammertoes Heel Spurs Infections Ingrown Toenails Injuries Metatarsalgia Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Poor Circulation Warts Wounds Shockwave Therapy Foot and Ankle Pain Don’t live with foot and ankle pain that can often be resolved in a single visit to our office...

Educational Videos
BONE/JOINT/TENDON Achilles Tendonitis Anatomy of the Foot Ankle Fractures Ankle Sprains Bone Spurs Bunions Flat Foot Gout Hammertoes Metatarsalgia Neuroma Plantar Fasciitis Shin Splints Stress Fractures   NAILS & SKIN Chronic Wounds Corns and Calluses Ingrown Toenails Plantar Warts Soft Tissue Infections   SPECIALITY SERVICES & SURGERIES Shockwave Therapy  

What Are Bunions?
... Bunions develop due to prolonged abnormal pressure or motion on your big toe joint, most often caused by inherited structural defects, poor-fitting shoes, foot injuries, or congenital deformities...

Metatarsalgia
...High arches, hammertoes, bunions, stress fractures and Morton's neuroma can all trigger metatarsalgia symptoms...

Morton's Neuroma: What is it and How to Stop the Pain
...People with foot deformities such as bunions, hammertoes and flat feet are at higher risk for developing a neuroma...

Healthy Footwear Promote Healthy Feet
...In fact, shoes that fit poorly or have high heels frequently cause foot problems, including calluses, corns, bunions, and blisters, just to name a few...

Bunions (Hallux Abducto Valgus)
...Many people may unnecessarily suffer the pain of bunions for years before seeking treatment...

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
...For example: Motor Neuropathy (Deformity) + Ill-fitting shoes + Sensory Neuropathy (numbness) = Ulcers (sores) Deformities (such as bunions or hammertoes) resulting from motor neuropathy may cause shoes to rub against toes, creating a sore...

P.A.D. (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
...and Foot Problems Simple foot deformities (hammertoes, bunions, bony prominences) or dermatologic conditions such as ingrown or thickened fungal nails often become more serious concerns when P...

Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.)
...and Foot Problems Simple foot deformities (hammertoes, bunions, bony prominences) or dermatologic conditions such as ingrown or thickened fungal nails often become more serious concerns when P...

Peripheral Neuropathy: Diabetic
...For example: Motor Neuropathy (Deformity) + Ill-fitting shoes + Sensory Neuropathy (numbness) = Ulcers (sores) Deformities (such as bunions or hammertoes) resulting from motor neuropathy may cause shoes to rub against toes, creating a sore...

Tailor's Bunion
...Tailor’s bunions are not as common as bunions, which occur on the inside of the foot, but they are similar in symptoms and causes...