This page is for educational and informational purposes only and may not be construed as medical advice. The information is not intended to replace medical advice offered by physicians. Please visit your podiatrist for a thorough examination.
Is it necessary to see a podiatrist for athlete's foot?
If you have tried the typical over the counter preparation, and there is still a problem, you should make an appointment with a podiatrist.
Is it normal to have sore feet after working on your feet all day?
The general answer is no. However, if you have recently started a new activity or job you may have temporary soreness that should gradually fade away over several days. If it does not improve you should see your podiatrist. Likewise, if you have been pain-free and suddenly develop soreness by the end of the day, you should see your podiatrist.
What should I bring to my appointment??
It is always best to bring footwear you frequently use to your Podiatric visit, depending on your foot issue having the shoes helps your podiatrist assess your problem holistically. Always ask the Podiatrist you are visiting.
Do Podiatrist treat leg ulcer?
Yes they do, it is important to ascertain the cause of the ulcer and the appropriate care. Most ulcers should heal within 6 weeks to 3 months depending on the ulcer. Podiatrists at Comfeet are trained in Wound care and can assess and suggest appropriate care pathways for healing. Feel free to contact us for further information.
Do bunions always require surgery?
Not necessarily. For a painful bunion, first, try using a wider shoe and consider using Aleve or Advil for the pain. If the pain persists, call for an appointment. X-rays taken in the office will help the doctor determine your best course of treatment.