From routine checkups to treatments for surgery, Dr. Eric Reynolds is equipped to handle all your foot and ankle problems. To help you understand your options, we’ve included descriptions of some of our leading services on this page.
Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care
Geriatric Foot Care
Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn. If not properly treated, ankle sprains could develop into long-term problems.
Corns and calluses are protective layers of compacted, dead skin cells. They are caused by repeated friction from skin rubbing against bony areas or against an irregularity in a shoe. Corns ordinarily form on the toes and calluses on the soles of the feet.
Flat feet are a common condition. In infants and toddlers, the longitudinal arch is not developed and flat feet are normal. The ankle however, should not roll in. The arch itself, develops in childhood, and by adulthood, most people have developed normal arches.
A hammertoe is a deformity of the second, third, fourth or fifth toe. In this condition, the toe is bent at the middle joint, Toes can overlap each other. Left untreated, hammertoes can become inflexible and require surgery.
Bunions are misaligned big toe joints that can become swollen and tender, causing the first joint of the big toe to slant outward, and the second joint to angle toward the other toes.
Plantar fasciitis (or heel pain) is commonly traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot. Our practice can evaluate arch pain, and may prescribe customized shoe inserts called orthoses to help alleviate the pain.
Diabetes and Your Feet
With a diabetic foot, a wound as small as a blister from wearing a shoe that’s too tight can cause a lot of damage. Diabetes decreases blood flow, so injuries are slow to heal.
A chronic infection caused by various types of fungus, Athlete’s foot is often spread in places where people go barefoot such as public showers or swimming pools.