• Sprained Ankles: An Inconvenient Injury.

    Rolling Your Ankle Can be Painful and Aggravating. What is an Ankle Sprain? An ankle sprain is fairly common and unfortunately always inconvenient injury! Mainly because we rely on our feet to get around, it can also take several weeks or even months to heal. An ankle becomes “sprained” when it is accidentally twisted and

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  • X-Rays

    X-rays help determine whether a bone has been fractured or damaged by conditions such as an infection, arthritis, or other disease. Other reasons for conventional X-rays on your feet are to: Evaluate changes in the bones from infections, arthritis, or other bone disease. Assess whether a child’s bones are growing normally. Locate foreign objects (such

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  • Ultrasound

    Ultrasound is a very effective tool for diagnosing a wide variety of foot and ankle problems, particularly soft tissue problems. Ultrasound uses sound waves on the body in a way much like radar uses sound waves. The waves hit a targeted area and are bounced back to a recording device, which produces an image. Ultrasound

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  • MRI

    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is sophisticated diagnostic equipment used to diagnose an array of health problems or conditions, including: Arthritis. Fractures. Infections. Injuries of the tendons, ligaments, or cartilage. Tumors. MRIs use no radiation like conventional X-rays or CT scans. They employ large magnet and radio waves to produce three-dimensional images. MRIs are very good

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  • Computed Tomography

    Computed tomography (CT) examination (also known as a CAT scan) is used in podiatry to help diagnose and treat foot or ankle problems. A CT is a kind of X-ray device that takes cross sectional images of a part of the body, giving the physician a three-dimensional image. CT scans are often superior to conventional

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