Georgina Gunzenhauser

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What Is Mortons Neuroma

Overview Morton?s neuroma is inflammation, thickening, or enlargement of the nerve between the bones of the toes (metatarsal bones). The condition is also called intermetatarsal neuroma. The thickening is usually … Continue reading

June 4, 2017

Identifying Heel Spur

Overview A bone spur (osteophyte) is a bony growth that forms along the edge of normal bone in response to wear and tear, most frequently in the joints. A heel … Continue reading

September 29, 2015

What Are The Warning Signs Of Calcaneal Spur

Overview A heel spur is a pointed bony outgrowth of the bone of the heel (the calcaneus bone). Heel spurs under the sole of the foot (plantar area) are associated … Continue reading

September 25, 2015

How To Treat Bursitis Of The Feet

Overview Infracalcaneal bursitis (inflammation of the bursa below the calcaneus, or heel bone) is one of the most common types of bursitis in the foot. Infracalcaneal bursitis can sometimes be … Continue reading

August 29, 2015

What Are Hammertoes

Overview Hammertoes usually start out as mild deformities and get progressively worse over time. In the earlier stages, hammertoes are flexible and the symptoms can often be managed with changes … Continue reading

June 22, 2015

Do Bunions Need Surgical Treatment?

Overview A bunion (a.k.a Hallux Valgus) is a common foot condition associated with a prominent bump on the inside of the forefoot (see Figure 1). The word bunion? comes from … Continue reading

June 8, 2015

What Actually Will Cause Feet To Over Pronate

Overview The anatomy of a normal foot allows for both to occur at the same time. Approximately 30% of the population have a normal foot. The remainder of people either … Continue reading

June 2, 2015

Therapy For Calcaneal Apophysitis

Overview Sever’s disease is a disorder of the growth plate of the calcaneus. Symptoms most often occur at the posterior (back of the heel) aspect of the growth plate but … Continue reading

May 14, 2015

Heel Painfulness The Leading Causes, Signs Or Symptoms And Therapy Methods

Overview Heel pain is a very common condition treated in our podiatric office. Patients come in complaining of pain to the bottom of their heel, sometimes radiating into the arch … Continue reading

March 27, 2015

Achilles Tendinitis Cause

Overview Achilles tendinitis is often a misnomer, as most problems associated with the Achilles tendon are not strictly an inflammatory response. A more appropriate term, which most experts now use, … Continue reading

March 8, 2015