Bunion Treatment Bunions are one of the most common foot disorders treated at Ankle & Foot Associates of Northern Michigan. In fact, bunions are one of the most common disorders treated by most podiatrists across the country.
Calluses & Corns A callus is an area of hard, thickened skin that can occur across the ball of the foot, on the heel, or on the outer side of the big toe. While many consider them a skin problem, they actually are systemic of a problem with the bone.
Clubfoot Clubfoot is one of the most common non-life threatening major birth defects. It affects your child’s foot and ankle, twisting the heel and toes inward. It may look like the top of the foot is on the bottom.
Diabetic Foot Care Foot problems are a big risk in diabetics. Diabetics must constantly monitor their feet or face severe consequences, including amputation.
Hammertoes A Hammertoe is a deformity of the second, third or fourth toes. In this condition, the toe is bent at the middle joint, resembling a hammer. Left untreated, hammertoes can become inflexible and require surgery.
Heel Pain Our podiatrists can evaluate your heel or arch pain, and may prescribe customized shoe inserts called orthotics to help alleviate the pain you are experiencing.
Ingrown Toenails Ingrown toenails often are the result of trimming your toenails too short, particularly on the sides of your big toes. Ingrown nails start out hard, swollen and tender, and later, may become sore, red and infected.
Sports Injuries Visiting a podiatrist should be your fist step towards getting back on your feet after a sports injury. Dr. Brausa and Dr. Bacik can not only help treat your current foot or ankle pain, but provide you with helpful tips to prevent future sports related injuries.
Toenail Fungus Many people don’t realize they have a fungal nail problem. Moreover, many people that do never seek treatment toenail fungus. Still, fungal toenail infections are a very common foot health problem.