Are you suffering from Plantar Fasciitis?

If you are suffering from plantar fasciitis, there is some good news for you. About 85 percent of patients who have this condition can be treated without surgery. In this video, Dr. Bruce D. Calligaro, a knowledgeable Wayne foot doctor, explains the treatments available.

Generally, plantar fasciitis can be treated conservatively. It can take up to 4 to 6 months to correct, but Wayne Foot and Ankle Center will be with you every step of the way to help you recover.

Wayne Foot and Ankle Center typically puts patients in custom-made orthotics if they are experiencing pain from plantar fasciitis. This helps address the problem and lessens the discomfort. However, it is important that the orthotics are of high quality. At Wayne Foot and Ankle Center, a state-of-the-art computer analysis is used to ensure a correct fit.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with a Wayne foot doctor, call 973.595.8900. You can also order a free copy of the book, Got Feet? A User’s Guide to Foot and Ankle Health. It answers many of the common questions that arise regarding foot and ankle health.

Heel pain can be aggravating and discouraging. If your heel is causing you problems, then you will want to watch this video by Wayne foot doctor, Dr. Bruce D. Calligaro.

Dr. Calligaro’s office, Wayne Foot and Ankle Center, frequently helps patients who are dealing with heel pain. In fact, the office even has a Heel Pain Center for Excellence.

If you are a patient experiencing heel pain, there are some things you need to know about your visit at Wayne Foot and Ankle Center. A complete history will be taken and a diagnostic ultrasound (where a picture is taken of the affected area) will be conducted. But that’s not all. You may also be given a local anesthetic and a steroid to help calm the heel down.

In addition, your foot may be taped and an air heel provided, which goes in your shoes. Sometimes a night splint is used to keep the foot up, so you have less pain in the morning. The purpose of all of these treatments is to give you greater comfort.

To schedule your appointment with a knowledgeable Wayne foot doctor, call 973.595.8900 today. Also, be sure to order a free copy of the book, Got Feet? A User’s Guide to Foot and Ankle Health. It answers many of the commonly asked questions regarding foot and ankle health.