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
Custom Orthotics and Diabetic Shoes
...  Many diagnoses can be treated with orthoses including Plantar Fasciitis, Shin Splints, Hallux Limitus (big toe arthritis or decreased motion), arch pain, foot fatigue, flat feet, high arches, knee pain and calcaneal apophysitis (heel pain in children and teenagers), achilles tendinitis, limb length discrepancies etc...

Rocker Bottom Shoes / Toning Shoes
...Excessive exercise in toning footwear, including walking for extended periods of time without building up a break-in period, could lead to overuse injuries including sprains, Achilles tendinitis, and shin splints...

Shin Splints / Leg Pain
  ***  Here is a great video link I found demonstrating the in's and out's of shin splints...

Compartment Syndrome
...Symptoms include aching, burning or cramping, and can be confused with shin splints...

Equinus
... Foot Problems Related to Equinus Depending on how a patient compensates for the inability to bend properly at the ankle, a variety of foot conditions can develop, including: Plantar fasciitis (arch/heel pain) Calf cramping Tendonitis (inflammation in the Achilles tendon) Metatarsalgia (pain and/or callusing on the ball of the foot) Flatfoot Arthritis of the midfoot (middle area of the foot) Pressure sores on the ball of the foot or the arch Bunions and hammertoes Ankle pain Shin splints Diagnosis Most patients with equinus are unaware they have this condition when they first visit the doctor...

Shin Splints
Shin splints” is a term to describe pain and swelling in the front of the lower legs...