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Advanced Foot & Ankle is a podiatrist in Vero Beach. A
podiatrist (DPM) is a doctor that focuses on the diagnosis and
treatment of injuries & disorders of the foot. We specialize in
surgery & medical treatment of disorders of the foot and ankle.
Podiatrists treat corn, calluses, ingrown toenails, heel spurs,
arch problems and so much more.
People spend a lot of time
walking, running and standing on their feet. Since we spend so much
time on our feet, the chances of having problems with your feet
The foot is a complex body part
with 26 different bones. In total you have 52 bones in both feet,
that is 25% of all the bones in your body.
Podiatrists treat a
variety of different diseases, disorders and injuries.Our foot doctor specializes in providing
diabetic foot care. There are several medical techniques used to
treat these various diseases. Treatment can include things like
medication, surgery and physical therapies. A foot doctor can also
fit corrective shoe inserts which are called orthotics as well as
design custom shoes.
Podiatrists use several
different tools to create orthotics. They use a tool called a force
plate or scanner to design orthotics. A patient must walk
along a plate that is connected to computers
that measure different parts of the foot as well as weight
distribution and pressure points.
In order to get an an accurate diagnosis, a foot doctor might also order x-rays and lab tests. The foot can be a good indicator for other diseases and disorders like artritus, diabetes and even heart disease. A diabetic patient will be more prone to things like foot ulcers and infections due to poor circulation. This is commonly referred to as diabetic foot. In these cases, a foot doctor will consult with other doctors to investigate these symptoms further.
If you're experiencing pain in
your foot or ankle, give us a call to make an appointment. We are
located in Vero Beach.
WE TREAT THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:
Advanced Foot & Ankle of Indian River is a
podiatrist serving Vero Beach. We offer a wide variety of services
and treatments. Our foot doctor is knowledgeable with all different
disorders and diseases. If you need diabetic foot care or any other
medical treatment for your foot or ankle, call us today to make an
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