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.

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OssaTron
...Others get better after trying one or more conservative treatments, which may include rest from strenuous activity; application of heat and/or cold; conditioning and stretching exercises; use of orthotic devices (shoe insert or heel cup); physical therapy, including ultrasound; over-the-counter pain relievers such as aspirin or Tylenol (acetaminophen); prescription pain relievers; non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications such as Advil (ibuprofen) or Aleve (naproxen); and steroid (cortisone) injections...

Foot Doctor
... Prescribe therapies and perform diagnostic procedures such as ultrasound and lab tests...

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...

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)
...Ultrasound therapy and exercises may help rehabilitate the tendon and muscle following immobilization...

Common Disorders of the Achilles Tendon
... Physical therapy may include strengthening exercises, soft-tissue massage/mobilization, gait and running re-education, stretching, and ultrasound therapy...

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
... If DVT is suspected, the doctor will immediately send the patient to a vascular laboratory or a hospital for testing, which may include a blood test, Doppler ultrasound, venogram, MRI, or angiogram...

DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis)
... If DVT is suspected, the doctor will immediately send the patient to a vascular laboratory or a hospital for testing, which may include a blood test, Doppler ultrasound, venogram, MRI, or angiogram...

Flatfoot-Adult Acquired
...Ultrasound therapy and exercises may help rehabilitate the tendon and muscle following immobilization...

Flatfoot-Flexible
...Ultrasound therapy or other physical therapy modalities may be used to provide temporary relief...

Flexible Flatfoot
...Ultrasound therapy or other physical therapy modalities may be used to provide temporary relief...

Haglund's Deformity
... Physical therapy modalities, such as ultrasound, can help to reduce inflammation...

Hallux Rigidus
...Ultrasound therapy or other physical therapy modalities may be undertaken to provide temporary relief...

Peroneal Tendon Injuries
... Ice, heat, or ultrasound therapy may be used to reduce swelling and pain...

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)
...Ultrasound therapy and exercises may help rehabilitate the tendon and muscle following immobilization...

Pump Bump (Hallux Rigidus)
...Ultrasound therapy or other physical therapy modalities may be undertaken to provide temporary relief...

Sesamoid Injuries in the Foot
...The rehabilitation period following immobilization sometimes includes physical therapy, such as exercises (range-of-motion, strengthening, and conditioning) and ultrasound therapy...

Tarsal Coalition
...Physical therapy may include massage, range-of-motion exercises, and ultrasound therapy...

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
... Ultrasound therapy, exercises, and other physical therapy modalities may be prescribed to reduce symptoms...

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970 Woodstock Parkway Suite #200Woodstock, GA 30188
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