Associated Podiatry Group of San Carlos
961 Laurel Street
Suite 100
San Carlos, CA 94070
(650) 593-8083



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... Achilles Tendonitis Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athlete's Foot Condition Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot Care Flat Feet Fungal Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Infections Ingrown Toenails Injuries Laser Treatment for Pain & Inflammation Laser Treatment for Onychomycois Metatarsalgia Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Poor Circulation Sports Related Foot Problems Warts Wounds Specialized Equipment Our office features an x-ray processor and developer on site so we are able to take and process foot and ankle x-rays, if necessary, within minutes...

Associated Podiatry Group of San Carlos
Welcome to Associated Podiatry Group of San Carlos!   Our caring podiatrists invite you to contact us to evaluate your condition and to see how we can work with you to achieve the goal of healthy feet! Fungal Toenails Diabetic Foot Care Heel Pain/Plantar Fasciitis MLS Laser Treatment for Pain Bunions and Hammertoes

What is a Podiatrist?
A podiatrist, also called a doctor of podiatric medicine, is a specialist who provides medical diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems, such as bunions, heel pain, spurs, hammertoes, neuromas, ingrown toenails, warts, corns and calluses...

Overview of Foot and Ankle Problems
... Leading foot problems are: Bunions—misaligned big toe joints that swell and become tender, causing the first joint of the big toe to slant outward and the second joint to angle toward the other toes...

General Statistics
... The top foot problems are: Bunions - misaligned big toe joints that can become swollen and tender, causing the first joint of the big toe to slant outward, and the second joint to angle toward the other toes...

Deformities
Amniotic Band Syndrome Bunions Claw Toe Clubfoot Dysplasia Enchondroma Flat Feet Gordon Syndrome Haglund's Deformity Hallux Limitus (Stiff Big Toe Joint) Hallux Varus Hammertoes Jackson Weiss Syndrome Mallet Toes Metatarsalgia Osteomyelitis Peroneal Tendon Dislocation/Dysfunction Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction Sesamoiditis Spurs Tarsal Coalition

Diabetes and Your Feet
...Additionally, if you have common foot abnormalities such as flat feet, bunions, or hammertoes, prescription shoes or orthotics from your podiatrist may be necessary to further protect your feet from other damage...

Toe Problems
BunionsClaw ToeDigital DeformityHallux Limitus (stiff big toe joint)Hallux Rigidis (rigid big toe)Hallux VarusHammertoesIntoeingOverlapping, Underlapping ToesSubungal Exotosis (bone spur under toenail) Turf Toe

Bunions
...Bunions form when the toe moves out of place...

General Information and Tips
...Foot pain is caused by a wide variety of injuries, health problems or disorders, including (but not limited to): Arthritis Bone spurs Bunions Calluses Corns Flat Feet Gout Ingrown toenails Plantar fasciitis Sprains Stress fractures Warts Wearing improper shoes or extensive use of the feet...

Pain Management for Conditions
Ankle Pain Arch Pain Arthritis Ball of the Foot Pain Bunions Heel Pain Metatarsalgia Top of the Foot Pain Note: For any foot condition, please consult your physician before taking any medication for pain management...

Bunions
...Bunions form when the toe moves out of place...

Diabetic Foot Care
... And never attempt to cut your own bunions or corns as this can lead to infection, as well...

Self-Assessment Quiz
... no 0   - have corns, calluses, bunions or hammertoes...

Bunion Prevention
Because bunions develop slowly, taking care of your feet during childhood and early adulthood can pay off later in life...

General Information
... Bunions...

Bunion Surgery
Bunions are progressive bone deformities of the foot that often cause recurring or chronic inflammation, irritation, and pain that require surgical correction...

Metatarsal Surgery
... The most common metatarsal surgery is performed on the first metatarsal for the correction of bunions...

Toe Surgery
...These include removal of: Bunions, an enlargement of the bone and tissue around the joint of the big toe...

Physical Therapy
...Heel spurs, bursitis, plantar fasciitis, bunions, corns and calluses, as well as many post-operative surgical conditions, respond well to physical therapy...

Getting a Proper Fit
...Shoes that do not fit properly can cause bunions, corns, calluses, hammertoes and other disabling foot disorders...

Women's Shoes
...This uneven distribution of weight, coupled with the narrow toe box characteristic of most high heels, can lead to discomfort, bunions, hammertoes, and other deformities...