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Bunions

What is a Bunion? A bunion is a bone deformity caused by an enlargement of the joint at the base and side of the big toe (metatarsophalangeal joint).  Bunions form when the toe moves out of place.  The enlargement and its protuberance cause friction and pressure as...

Shockwave Therapy

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) The Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy with the Piezowave2 machine uses an acoustic wave carrying energy to painful spots in your foot and ankle.   The energy promotes regeneration and reparative processes of the bones, tendons...

Neuroma

Morton’s Neuroma (Intermetatarsal Neuroma) What Is a Neuroma? A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that may develop in various parts of the body.  The most common neuroma in the foot is a Morton’s neuroma, which occurs between the third and fourth toes. It is...

Hammertoes

Hammertoes What Is Hammertoe? Hammertoe is a contracture (bending) deformity of one or both joints of the second, third, fourth or fifth (little) toes. This abnormal bending can put pressure on the toe when wearing shoes, causing problems to develop. Hammertoes...