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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... We provide diagnosis and treatment for the following: Bunions Hammertoes Heel Spurs Heel Pain Flat Feet Foot Pain Neuroma Trauma Corns & Calluses Skin Disorders & Fungal Nails Warts  Arthritis Soft Tissue Masses & Tumors Ingrown Toenails Tendon & Joint Pain Infections & Ulcerations Foot Deformities Plantar Fasciitis Sports Injuries/Sprains   Burning/Neuropathic Pain Arch Disorders For the best podiatrist care in Albany, NY, make sure you call our office when you have a foot condition you need help with right away...

Plantar Fasciitis
...For example, people who have problems with their arches, either overly flat feet or high-arched feet, are more prone to developing plantar fasciitis...

Don't Ignore Your Heel Pain
... Causes and Risk Factors for Plantar Fasciitis Anyone can develop plantar fasciitis, but there are a few factors that can increase your risk: Having flat feet Overpronation Being overweight or obese Having a high arch Weak supporting muscles in the feet (plantar flexor muscles) Strain or tears due to activity like running or standing or walking for long periods of time Treating Plantar Fasciitis Most cases of plantar fasciitis can be relieved with conservative treatments like physical therapy, rest, supportive footwear, and assistive devices like orthotics (custom made insoles that go inside the shoes to support the arch) and night splints...

Accessory Navicular Syndrome
...This can result from any of the following: Trauma, as in a foot or ankle sprain Chronic irritation from shoes or other footwear rubbing against the extra bone Excessive activity or overuse Many people with accessory navicular syndrome also have flat feet (fallen arches)...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
...For example, people who have problems with their arches, either overly flat feet or high-arched feet, are more prone to developing plantar fasciitis...

Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
... Sometimes osteoarthritis develops as a result of abnormal foot mechanics such as flat feet or high arches...

Shin Splints
...Contributing causes are flat feet, calf tightness, improper training techniques, worn out or improper shoes/sneakers, as well as running or walking on uneven surfaces...

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
... Causes Tarsal tunnel syndrome is caused by anything that produces compression on the posterior tibial nerve, such as: A person with flat feet is at risk for developing tarsal tunnel syndrome, because the outward tilting of the heel that occurs with “fallen” arches can produce strain and compression on the nerve...