General Facts & Statistics About Foot Problems


 

General Facts & Statistics About Foot Problems

At Newtown Foot & Ankle Specialists, we firmly believe that education is an important part of treatment for any type of foot or ankle problem. Understanding the symptoms you are experiencing, as well as the condition you have been diagnosed with are key parts of moving forward and choosing the right type of medical care for your problems. Our Newtown foot doctor is committed to working with you and making decisions together, rather than deciding anything for you.

The following are categories which foot and ankle problems often fall into:

  • Problems caused by stress or improper footwear
  • Problems caused by foot and ankle injuries
  • Problems caused by neoplastic disorders (abnormal growth of tissue)
  • Problems caused by fungal disorders or infections
  • Problems caused by congenital disease or conditions
  • Problems caused by arthritis in the joints

Common Types of Foot Problems we Treat

There is a wide range of foot problems which a person can experience, from minor pain in the heel or peeling skin to major deformities which affect your ability to stand or walk. Regardless of the severity of the symptoms you are dealing with, it is important that you do not wait to consult with an experienced Newtown foot doctor about your condition. The sooner we see you and diagnose the condition, the sooner we can provide you with relief.

A few of the most common foot problems we treat are:

  • Hammertoe
  • Bunions
  • Heel spurs
  • Ingrown nails
  • Shin splints
  • Stress fractures
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Neuromas
  • Sesamoiditis
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