Common Foot & Ankle Conditions
The orthopaedic specialists at Piedmont treat everything from an acute sporting injury, such as an ankle sprain or fracture, to issues requiring on-going care for long-term conditions, such as diabetic foot care.
Common Conditions Treated at Piedmont
- Ankle Sprains and Fractures
- Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain)
- Injury to the Achilles Tendon
- Arch Pain
- Bone Spurs
- Diabetic Foot Care
- Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
- Soft Tissue Injuries
- Hammer Toe
- Ingrown Toenail
- Flat Feet
- Shin Splints
- Toe Nail Fungus
- Wound Care
What is a Podiatrist?
The foot and ankle team at Piedmont Orthopaedic is made up of two experienced podiatrists and a team of medical professionals who specialize in providing podiatric care. According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, a podiatrist is a doctor of podiatric medicine (DPM), also known as a podiatric physician or surgeon, qualified by their education and training to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the foot, ankle and related structures of the leg. Podiatrists are uniquely qualified among medical professionals to treat the foot and ankle based on their education, training and experience.
The Importance of Foot Care for Diabetics
For diabetics, common foot problems can possibly lead to infection and serious complications, such as amputation. Danny Donaldson, a foot and ankle patient at Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex, describes his experience with diabetic footcare:
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