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Berkshire Podiatry Center, Ltd
...We specialize in treating a full range of foot and ankle conditions, such as: Bunions Foot Pain Ankle Pain Plantar Fasciitis Ankle Sprains Heel Pain Toenail Problems Diabetic Foot We also encourage you to look around at our staff, office and new patient pages to learn more about our doctors, payment policies and new patient procedures...

Our Services
... Special shoe inserts custom molded to your feet for treating foot problems Pain-free diagnosis of problems involving bones and joints Pain-free diagnosis of muscle, tendon, ligament, and blood vessel problems Our full-time Physical Therapist provides pain relief and healing treatments Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Pain Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot Flat Feet Foot Pain Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Pain Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Warts Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn...

Orthotics
...Orthotics may be used to treat a number of foot problems including heel pain, neuromas, plantar fasciitis, pressure ulcers, bunions, corns and calluses, tendonitis, ankle sprains, flat feet, as well as to aid healing after foot surgery, improve foot movement, and compensate for uneven leg length...

Physical Therapy Department
...It is used to treat a number of different foot problems, including the reduction of swelling around neuromas and the treatment of plantar fasciitis...

heel surgery
...Two common conditions can cause pain to the bottom of the heel and lead to surgical intervention: plantar fasciitis (an inflammation of a fibrous band of tissue in the bottom of the foot that extends from the heel bone to the toes) and heel spurs (often the result of stress on the muscles and fascia of the foot)...

Educational Videos
BONE/JOINT/TENDON Bunions Flat Foot Gout Hammertoes Neuroma Plantar Fasciitis Shin Splints Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Stress Fractures   NAILS & SKIN Athlete’s Foot Fungal Nail Ingrown Toenails Wounds and Ulcers   DIABETIC HEALTH Chronic Wounds Diabetes Diabetes and the Foot Diabetic Shoes and Your Foot Health Wounds and Ulcers   ORTHOTICS AND FOOTWEAR Orthotics      

Foot Pain
...The most common include: Plantar fasciitis Heel spurs Fractures Morton’s neuroma Arthritis Ingrown toenails Bunions The best way to determine the cause of your pain is to see us for a proper evaluation...

Heel Pain
...While heel pain can be caused by a variety of issues from Achilles tendonitis to bone spurs, in most cases an inflammatory condition known as plantar fasciitis is the culprit of your heel pain...

Plantar Fasciitis
Home >Services >Plantar Fasciitis Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is the term commonly used to refer to heel and arch pain traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot...

Overview of Foot and Ankle Problems
...A variety of foot injuries or improper foot mechanics can lead to plantar fasciitis...

Heel Problems
Haglund's Deformity Heel Callus Heel Fissures Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur)

General Information and Tips
...Foot pain is caused by a wide variety of injuries, health problems or disorders, including (but not limited to): Arthritis Bone spurs Bunions Calluses Corns Flat Feet Gout Ingrown toenails Plantar fasciitis Sprains Stress fractures Warts Wearing improper shoes or extensive use of the feet...

Heel Surgery
...Two common conditions can cause pain to the bottom of the heel and lead to surgical intervention: plantar fasciitis (an inflammation of a fibrous band of tissue in the bottom of the foot that extends from the heel bone to the toes) and heel spurs (often the result of stress on the muscles and fascia of the foot)...

Extracorporeal Shock Wave
...Clinical studies show a 70 percent success rate for treatment of plantar fasciitis using Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy...

Physical Therapy
...Heel spurs, bursitis, plantar fasciitis, bunions, corns and calluses, as well as many post-operative surgical conditions, respond well to physical therapy...

Baseball
...Inadequate stretching, improper shoes, and repeated motions lead to the most common foot problems that occur among baseball players, such as Achilles tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, shin splints, stress fractures, ankle sprains, and bone fractures...

Basketball
...But the repeated shock and pressures on the foot can also lead to inflammations, including Achilles tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, and sesamoiditis...

Walking and Your Feet
...The most common foot problems are blisters, corns, calluses, and plantar fasciitis...