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.

Search Results
Our Services
...  Achilles Tendon Repair Ankle / Foot Fractures Ankle Pain Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses / Corns Charcot Reconstruction Diabetic Foot Flat Feet Foot Pain   Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis PSSD Testing Sudoscan Testing Warts Sport Injuries Wound Care   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...

Neuromas
Neuromas: Neuromas are generally described as a pinched nerve at the base of the toes...

Educational Videos
BONE/JOINT/TENDON Achilles Tendonitis Ankle Fractures Bone Spurs Bunions Flat Foot Gout Hammertoes Neuroma Plantar Fasciitis Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Tailor’s Bunion Turf Toe   NAILS & SKIN Chronic Wounds Fungal Nail Ingrown Toenails Plantar Warts   DIABETIC HEALTH Diabetes and the Foot Wounds and Ulcers   ORTHOTICS AND FOOTWEAR Orthotics   SPECIALITY SERVICES & SURGERIES Diagnostic Ultrasound  

Metatarsalgia
...High arches, hammertoes, bunions, stress fractures and Morton's neuroma can all trigger metatarsalgia symptoms...

What is a Neuroma?
...If you said “yes” then you could be dealing with a neuroma, a pinched nerve or benign tumor of the nerve that is often found between the third and fourth toes...

Baseball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
... Cleats may pose challenges in the forefoot and aggravation of neuromas, sesamoids, bunions, and hammertoes...

Capsulitis of the Second Toe
... Diagnosis An accurate diagnosis is essential because the symptoms of capsulitis can be similar to those of a condition called Morton’s neuroma, which is treated differently from capsulitis...

Golf Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...The stress on the ball of the foot can cause capsulitis of the second toe, neuromas, and increased pain in the great toe joint (often hallux rigidus)...

Intermetatarsal Neuroma
What Is a Neuroma...

Running and Track Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Runners are susceptible to overuse injuries including heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, neuromas, capsulitis of the second toe, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

Running Injuries
...  Runners are susceptible to overuse injuries including heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, neuromas, MPJ capsulitis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children/adolescents...

Softball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
... Cleats may pose challenges in the forefoot and aggravation of neuromas, sesamoids, bunions, and hammertoes...