Patient Education

We at Foot & Ankle Reconstrution of North Georgia 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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Foot Doctor
... Prescribe or fits patients with inserts called orthotics that correct walking patterns...

What Is Causing My Foot Pain?
...Some of the top treatments for plantar fasciitis include stretching and strengthening exercises, splinting, physical therapy, orthotics, injections and surgery...

End Your Heel Pain
...Based on your diagnosis and the severity of your symptoms, you may benefit from one or more of these treatments or devices: Corticosteroid injections to decrease pain or swelling A cast or boot to take the pressure off your heel while it heals Orthotics or heel cups to reposition and cushion your feet when you wear shoes Physical therapy to stretch and strengthen lower leg muscles Ultrasound or soundwave therapy to reduce pain, improve circulation and promote healing Surgery to treat conditions or injuries that don't respond to conservative measures Put an end to heel pain with a visit to the foot doctor! Call Woodstock, GA, podiatrist Dr...

Are You Dealing With Bunion Pain?
... If you have a small bunion, you may be able to get relief by trying a few simple remedies, including: Changing to wide shoes with plenty of wiggle room for your toes Using padded inserts, cushions, or custom orthotics Taping your foot to support the bunion If you have a larger, more severe bunion, you should visit Dr...

Heel Pain Treatment Options
...If the pain comes from certain conditions, custom orthotics can help ease your discomfort...

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...