A bunion (also referred to as hallux abductovalgus) is often described as a bump on the side of the big toe. The visible bump actually reflects changes in the bony framework of the front part of the foot. The big toe leans toward the second toe, rather than pointing straight ahead. This throws the bones […]

Achilles Tendinitis

Achilles tendinitis is inflammation of the Achilles’ tendon which connects your calf muscles to your heel bone due to overuse, stress on the tendon, this is usually short lived. If not taken care of properly it can progress to damage of the Achilles tendon including micro tears, degeneration of the tendon and thickening of the […]

Diabetic Foot Care

Cutting Edge Foot and Ankle clinic  Diabetic patients are prone to many foot, ankle and lower extremity problems due to peripheral neuropathy (loss of sensation due to damage of the nerves) and poor circulation. Due to peripheral neuropathy diabetic patients are unable to feel any pressure areas, painful calluses that can lead to wounds and […]