Foot & Ankle Conditions

According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, by the time you reach the age of 50 you will have walked approximately 75,000 miles--that’s like walking around the Earth’s equator three times! With so much time spent on your feet, there are a number of things that can go wrong. Luckily, there are experienced Podiatrists like Dr. Hadfield who can help you take your next step forward. If you are dealing with any of the following foot conditions, book a consultation at Hadfield Foot & Ankle today!

Arthritis of the Foot & Ankle

Inflammation of the foot and ankle joints that can cause pain and reduced mobility.

Athlete’s Foot

Fungal skin disease which causes cracking and itching of the soles of the feet and in between the toes.

Bunions

Enlarged joint at the end of the big toe which can cause increasing pain with walking and standing.

Corns/Calluses

Thickened areas of skin caused by excess pressure which can become very painful.

Diabetes foot-related complications

  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Clogging of the leg arteries which causes them to become narrowed or blocked, decreasing blood flow to the feet.
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
    Damage to the nerves in your foot.
  • Wounds
    Open sores can occur on the bottom of the foot.

Hammertoes

An unnatural bending of the toe that can result in permanent deformity and severe pain.

Heel Pain

Commonly condition in adults caused by arch dysfunction which can be very painful and can last many months without treatment.

Ingrown Toenails

When the nail grows into the skin on either side, which can cause severe pain and infections.

Neuromas

Pinched nerve between the toes that causes pain and numbness, which can sometimes feel like a rock in your shoe or that the sock is balled up under your foot.

Psoriasis

Dead skin cell buildup on the surface caused by rapid production of skin cells, which is a genetic condition.

Skin Cancers of the Feet

All types of skin cancer can be found in the feet.  They are usually a dark color and can resemble a freckle or mole.

Sweaty Feet

Excessive sweating that can lead to severe smell.

Tendonitis

Inflammation of a tendon which causes pain and difficulty walking.

Toenail Fungus

Fungal infection under the nail which causes thickening, brittleness, and discoloration.

Warts

Soft tissue condition caused by a virus which can be very painful and can spread.

Dr. Hadfield of Hadfield Foot & Ankle has been serving McKinney and the surrounding Collin County area by providing excellent care to patients through highly skilled conservative and surgical treatments, as well as superior customer service. If you have foot or ankle concerns, schedule a consultation with Dr. Hadfield today and take your next step forward!