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.
Fungal skin disease which causes cracking and itching of the soles of the feet and in between the toes.
Enlarged joint at the end of the big toe which can cause increasing pain with walking and standing.
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.
Open sores can occur on the bottom of the foot.
An unnatural bending of the toe that can result in permanent deformity and severe pain.
Commonly condition in adults caused by arch dysfunction which can be very painful and can last many months without treatment.
When the nail grows into the skin on either side, which can cause severe pain and infections.
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.
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.
Excessive sweating that can lead to severe smell.
Inflammation of a tendon which causes pain and difficulty walking.
Fungal infection under the nail which causes thickening, brittleness, and discoloration.
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!