Category Archives: Non-surgical solutions

A New Treatment for Stubborn Heel Pain

Most heel pain can be cured without surgery. Unfortunately, there is no magic bullet for heel pain. Many times heel pain treatment consists of many different types of treatments and each treatment contributes a little bit. Sometimes taping of the … Continue reading

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What To Do When Your Great Toenail Comes Off, or Is Loose.

By: Dr. Gary Prant, DPM In a few words: very little.  Try to keep the nail in place for as long as possible.  If it is not painful and there is not blood or pus coming from underneath the nail, … Continue reading

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Weight Gain Commonly Aggravates Heel Pain

By Dr. Gray Prant, D.P.M., Podiatrist Anyone who treats heel pain — technically plantar fasciitis — glosses over one of the single biggest contributors to that pain – excess weight. Often for a podiatrist, it’s the elephant in the room. … Continue reading

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Cuboid Syndrome: Pain on the Outside of the Foot

–Updated July 20, 2012 Sometimes a slight foot or ankle twist can create a highly painful condition called Cuboid Syndrome. It is common and often misdiagnosed. Fortunately, I can remedy the problem, usually in my office, with careful manipulations of … Continue reading

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Ultrasound imaging of the foot and ankle

If your doctor uses only x-ray to diagnose a foot or ankle problem, he may be getting only a part of the picture. X-rays reveal the bones, but they do not show the soft tissue including the blood vessels, nerves, … Continue reading

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Treat the cause of heel pain, not symptoms

Heel pain is the most common problem seen by podiatrists. Heel pain affects people in all age groups from children to 80-year-olds. Most often, sufferers are between 30 and 60 years old, especially those who stand on their feet for … Continue reading

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