Patient Education

Our team of 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.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.
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Are You Dealing With Heel Pain?
...At Steuben Podiatry & Valley Podiatry your podiatrist may recommend: Custom-made orthotics and other devices to support your feet Physical therapy and stretching to maintain flexibility Prescription-strength anti-inflammatory medication Corticosteroid injections around your heel to reduce inflammation Surgical intervention for severe, nonresponsive cases You don’t have to deal with heel pain when help is just a phone call away...

Have Heel Pain? We Can Help
...There are several effective treatments your podiatrist may recommend, including: Custom-fit orthotics or footwear Stretches and physical therapy Prescription anti-inflammatory medications Extracorporeal shock wave treatment (ESWT) You don’t have to suffer from heel pain...

What the Source of Your Heel Pain Could Be
...Most patients do well with: Stretching exercises, particularly for the calf muscles Better footwear (quality athletic shoes, for instance) Non-prescription analgesics and anti-inflammatories Rest Elevation Customized shoe orthotics to support the arch and correct overpronation Losing weight Night splinting Dr...

Common Disorders of the Achilles Tendon
... Orthotics...

Custom Orthotic Devices
Custom orthotics are medical devices prescribed by a foot and ankle surgeon...

Orthotics
Custom orthotics are medical devices prescribed by a foot and ankle surgeon...

Shin Splints
...A foot and ankle surgeon can treat the condition, recommend proper shoe gear, and evaluate whether orthotics are needed...