Treatments

Commonly Treated Conditions

 Paronychia/onychoincurvatum (Infected and ingrown toenails)

  • Hallux abductovalgus correction (Bunion correction)
  • Plantar fasciitis/calcaneal spur (Heel pain/”heel spur”/ Arch Pain)
  • Neuromas (Pain, numbness and burning in the balls of the feet)
  • Hammertoe correction (Contracted toes)
  • Orthotics (Custom-made arch supports made at a professional lab as prescribed by Dr. Laco – not molded or pre-fabricated arch supports)
  • Posterior tibial tendonitis (Mid-arch pain inside the ankle)
  • Peroneal tendonitis (Pain on the outside of the foot and ankle)
  • Achilles tendonitis/Haglund’s deformity (pain at the back of the heel)
  • Extensor tendonitis secondary to prominent peaks of lamphiere (Pain on the dorsum of the foot second to bone spurs)
  • Verruca plantaris (Plantar warts)
  • Calcaneal apophysitis (Child’s heel pain)
  • Tailor’s bunion correction (Bunion associated with the small toe)
  • Acute gouty attack (Red, hot, swollen joint)
  • Hallux limitus (Decreased motion of the big toe joint)
  • Foot fractures
  • Ankle fractures
  • Jones fractures
  • Stress fractures (Micro fracture of the bone secondary to an increased activity level)
  • Sesamoiditis/sesamoidectomy (Pain under the big toe joint)
  • Removal of foreign bodies
  • Removal of soft tissue masses
  • Ganglionic cysts (Soft pliable masses associated with the tendon and space occupying)
  • Tinea pedis (Athlete’s foot)
  • Subungual hematoma (Runner’s toe)
  • Diabetic foot care – Geriatric foot care
  • Blisters
  • Fissuring (Cracks involving the back of the heels)
  • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive sweating of the feet)
  • Sprains and strains of the foot and ankle
  • Atherosclerosis of the lower extremity (Poor circulation)
  • Onychomycosis (Thick, discolored and disfigured nails)
  • Pes Planus (Flat feet)
  • Degenerative Joint Disease (Arthritis)
  • Children’s Conditions:

    • ​Calcaneal apophysitis  (Heel pain)
    • Verruca plantaris (Warts)
    • In-toed gait (Pigeon toed)
    • Pes planus (Flat feet)
    • Onychoincurvatum (Ingrown nails)

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