Podiatry or podiatric medicine is the branch of medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis, and medical treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, lower limb, hip and lower back. A Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), is a specialist qualified by their education and training to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the foot, ankle, and structures of the leg. Within the field of podiatry, podiatric physicians can focus and specialize on different areas, including surgery, sports medicine, biomechanics, geriatrics, pediatrics, internal medicine, diabetes, vascular, neurological, dermatological, orthopedics, or primary care.
Bunion surgery generally involves an incision in the top or side of the big toe joint and the removal or realignment of soft tissue and bone.Know More
Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a condition that occurs when a ligament compresses the tibial nerve in the ankle, and causes serious pain, weakness and numbness of the foot and ankle.Know More
Morton’s Neuroma is a common disease of the foot. It is observed in females more often than males most likely because of the heels women wear.Know More