As the foundation for your lower body’s movement, the foot and its numerous bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles can be a source of significant joint pain.
Often associated with inappropriate footwear or poor alignment, pain in the foot is most commonly associated with trauma such as a fracture, disease such as osteoarthritis, deformities such as a bunion, or stress injuries.
When Should You See a Foot Doctor?
If you are experiencing any of the following foot pain symptoms, it may be time to visit with a foot specialist.
- Numbness in the foot
- Pain in the heel, ball, or arch of the foot
- Inability to perform daily activities without foot pain
- Change in sensation or color of skin or toenail
- Swelling or tenderness
- If the afflicted area looks deformed or if you have lost function
A consultation with a foot doctor is the best way to differentiate between a severe foot condition and minor foot injury.
At Shady Grove Orthopaedics, we understand that foot pain can have a significant impact on your daily life, and we will work with you to develop a treatment plan specific to your needs.
Our foot expert knows that proper diagnosis is paramount in determining the most effective treatment plan for your individual condition.
To consult with our foot doctor, please request an appointment online, or call (301) 340-9200.
Why Choose Shady Grove Orthopaedics?
Our foot surgeon at Shady Grove Orthopaedics completed additional training, specifically in the foot and ankle. With this advanced training, our foot and ankle surgeon, Jeffrey F. Witte, M.D., has the training, experience, and expertise to assess, diagnose, and treat your foot injury or condition individually to your needs.
To consult with our foot surgeon, please request an appointment online, or call (301) 340-9200.