Foot Problems


Patients go to podiatrists for treatment of a diverse range of foot, ankle, and general symptom related problems. A brief description of some of the more common foot problems are provided below.
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Bunions
  • Callouses
  • Children's Feet
  • Corns
  • Diabetes
  • Flat Feet
  • Footwear
  • Hammer Toes
  • Heel Pain
  • Iliotibial band syndrome
  • Metatarsal Stress Fractures
  • Neuromas
  • Plantar Fascitis and Heel Spurs
  • Runner's Knee
  • Running Injuries
  • Shin Splints
  • Toenail Disorders
  • Warts


The average person takes 8,000 to 10,000 steps each day on pavement, tiles, and other surfaces. With each step, a gravity induced pressure of about three to four times the body's weight bears down on each foot.