Patient Education

Our team of foot and ankle 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. 

Also, you may click on the following link for more in-depth discussions on various foot and ankle topics at our blog: Salt Lake Podiatry Center Blog.

As always, please feel free to contact our office to have any questions or concerns answered.

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Our Services
...  Achilles Tendon Repair Ankle / Foot Fractures Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses / Corns Charcot Reconstruction Diabetic Foot Flat Feet Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Warts Sport Injuries   Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
... I was told I have heel spurs...

Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain)
... I was told I have heel spurs...

Overview of Foot and Ankle Problems
...Heel spurs occur when the plantar tendon pulls at its attachment to the heel bone...

General Statistics
...Heel spurs occur when the plantar tendon pulls at its attachment to the heel bone...

Spurs
...Heel spurs are growths of bone on the underside, forepart of the heel bone and occur when the plantar fibrous band pulls at its attachment to the heel bone...

Physical Therapy
...Heel spurs, bursitis, plantar fasciitis, bunions, corns and calluses, as well as many post-operative surgical conditions, respond well to physical therapy...