Patient Education

Dr.Theall believes that by keeping his patients informed about their foot and ankle health care, they will be better able to resolve any current problems and prevent problems in the future. To help you find answers concerning questions you have, we have created a link to an extensive Video Library covering the most common foot and ankle problems. By clicking on any one of these topics, you will open a short video, which will provide you with basic information. You can also click on this link What We Treat to see information about some of the most common foot and ankle problems.

For a more comprehensive search of our website, you can enter your term(s) in the search bar that is provided below. This will bring you to any links concerning that word or topic.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

 
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Gentle Touch Foot Care
...A pain free active lifestyle is a phone call away! We treat many foot pathologies, including but not limited to: Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athlete's Foot Biopsies / Nail Cultures Braces Broken Ankles Bunions Certified Pedorthist Children's Feet Corns and Calluses Diabetic Foot Care Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Fall Prevention Assessment Flat Feet Fractures Fungal Nails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Ingrown Nails Laser Pain Treatment Manipulative Therapy Medicare Therapeutic Shoes Metatarsalgia Neuroma Orthotics Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur) Poor Circulation Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery Skin Conditions Sports Injuries Ulcerations Warts Voted one of the Best East Orange practices in Podiatry for 2015 Verified by Opencare...

Our Services
...The doctors at Gentle Touch Foot Care can help you with any foot and ankle problem, including: Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athlete's Foot Biopsies / Nail Cultures Braces Broken Ankles Bunions Certified Pedorthist Children's Feet Corns and Calluses Diabetic Foot Care Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Fall Prevention Assessment Flat Feet Fractures Fungal Nails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Ingrown Nails Laser Pain Treatment Manipulative Therapy Medicare Therapeutic Shoes Metatarsalgia Neuroma Orthotics Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur) Poor Circulation Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery Skin Conditions Sports Injuries Ulcerations Warts   If your feet hurt, contact Gentle Touch Foot Care today! Schedule an appointment and take the first step toward pain free walking...

Manipulative Treatments
... Problems such as ankle and foot sprains, heel pain, chronic pain, swelling and stiffness, as well as neuromas, are all treated successfully with these manipulative techniques...

"Dancing With the Stars" Neuroma
A neuroma is a painful condition of the foot, also termed a "pinched nerve"...

Metatarsalgia
... Usually multiple factors contribute to the pain including over-training/over-activity, foot disorders (such as hammertoes, bunions, neuromas or high arched feet), incorrect fitting or type of shoes (ex high heels or narrow toe shoes), excessive weight and even aging...

September Articles 2012
... By forcing the toes into a small toe box, and putting a great deal of pressure on the ball of the foot, high-heels can cause or worsen many foot problems, such as corns, hammertoe, bunions, Morton’s neuroma and plantar fasciitis...

Kourtney Kardashian Struggles in Heels
... Corns and calluses Hammertoes Bunions Morton’s Neuroma Plantar Fasciitis How can I still wear high heels and maintain foot health...

November Articles 2012
...Hammertoes, neuroma, and bunions form when our shoes fit poorly...

Rheumatoid arthritis in the feet
...Certain conditions may develop when you wear shoes that don’t fit properly, for example hammertoes, neuroma, and bunions...

December Articles 2012
... Morton's Neuroma Morton's neuroma is a painful foot condition that commonly affects the areas between the third and fourth toe and the ball of the foot...

Singer Annie Lennox Cancels Performance Due to Foot Pain
... Nerve Disorders of the Foot and Ankle There are two nerve disorders of the foot and ankle called Interdigital Neuroma and Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome...

Orthotics
... Orthotics can be fabricated for a variety of conditions such as, hallux limitus, hallux valgus (bunions), metatarsalgia, neuroma, lateral ankle instability, posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD), and many more...

Metatarsalgia2
...Often times this pain is seen with Morton’s neuroma which is metatarsalgia caused by compression of a nerves between the heads of the foot bones...

Golfer Phil Mickelson Treated for Psoriatic Arthritis in his foot
...Although golfers aren’t likely to suffer traumatic injuries like in other sports, golf injuries are more likely to be repetitive use injuries such as Plantar Fasciitis which is heel pain caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia,  Morton’s neuroma which is thickened nerve tissue typically found between the third and fourth toe, and also Big toe bruising and bleeding or also known as Black toenail which comes from putting excessive pressure on their big toe at the end of their follow through when the shoe contacts the nail...

Neuroma
A neuroma is an enlarged, benign growth of nerves, most commonly between the third and fourth toes...

Sports Injuries
...  Bone Injuries Here is a list of the some of the most commonly seen foot and ankle sport injuries encountered; Nail Trauma, Digital (toe) Fractures and dislocations, Digital Deformities such as hammertoes and bunions, hallux limitus/rigidus which is very common, especially among basketball players, first metatarsal-phalangeal joint sprain (MTPJ) (“big toe”) or “turf toe”; which is a hyperextension injury mostly found from athletes playing sports on astroturf fields, sesamoiditis, neuroma which is very common in dancers, and stress injuries...

What is a Podiatrist
A podiatrist, also called a doctor of podiatric medicine, is a specialist who provides medical diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems, such as bunions, heel pain, spurs, hammertoes, neuromas, ingrown toenails, warts, corns and calluses...

Is Foot Pain Slowing You Down?
...  Often times seen in conjunction with a neuroma/foot which is metatarsalgia caused by compression of a branch of plantar nerves between the heads of metatarsal bones...

Tingling between your toes?
...It could be due to a neuroma, or a benign growth of the nerve between your toes...

Foot Pains While sleeping?
...Another reason for night time foot pain is a neuroma, or an impingement of a nerve in your foot that can cause shooting pains...

The Benefits of Walking!
...There are some common problems with walking that people deal with such as: Blisters Heel pain – Plantar fasciitis Morton’s neuroma – swollen or thickened nerve in the ball of your foot...

What is that tingling between my toes?
...However, if you are not diabetic, it could be due to a neuroma...

What Is a Neuroma and What to Do If I Have One
If someone said you had a neuroma, would you know what they were referring to...

 

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