Indiana Foot and Ankle Specialist

Indiana Foot & Ankle Specialist

When to see a Foot & Ankle Specialist? A foot and ankle specialist is a doctor who concentrates on maintaining the health of and treating problems of the foot and ankle. Doctors who specialize in these disorders are called podiatrists. When a general healthcare physician is unable to provide a solution for continuing problems of the foot and ankle, many …

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Why Do My Feet Look Purple?

Purple or blue feet may be a sign of an underlying health condition. Some possible causes of foot discoloration include injuries, Raynaud’s disease, peripheral arterial disease, and frostbite. Skin can become blue or purple due to bruising, but this color change can also indicate that not enough oxygen-rich blood is reaching the area. The feet are particularly prone to discoloration …

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Happy Thanksgiving

From everyone at the Achilles Podiatry Group, we wish you and your family a HAPPY THANKSGIVING! May you all be safe and happy with your family and loved ones.

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Top 5 Winter Foot Problems & What to Do about Them

Winter sports can be exhilarating, whether you’re sledding downhill, skiing or simply walking through the snow. To get the most out of winter activities, you’ll want to guard against these five foot problems, which at the least can make you uncomfortable, and at the worst, may sideline you for weeks. 1. Cracked Heels/Dry Skin: This is the most common cold weather …

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Bunion Doctor Indianapolis

A bunion is a bony bump or a deformity of the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint at the base of the big toe. A bunion develops when the first metatarsal bone of the foot turns outward and the big toe points inward (toward the other toes), causing the joint to jut out. The Latin name for the deformity is hallux valgus (hallux means big toe, …