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... Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Injuries Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Warts Ankle SprainsAnkle 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...

Articles
...D Plantar fasciitis or heel spur syndrome usually resolves with conservative management, but for patients with continued pain, surgical intervention is often pursued...

Fallat
...New York Podiatric Medical Association New York, New York, January 2003 "Cryosurgery for the Management of Neuroma and Plantar Fasciitis" 48...

Morrison
...Grand Blanc, MI 48439810-2420 July 1997-January 1999 PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS/HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:   Annapolis Hospital-Oakwood Healthcare System Wayne, MI Active Staff Oakwood Healthcare System-Dearborn Dearborn, MI Courtesy Staff American Podiatric Medical Association Current Member Michigan Podiatric Medical Association  Current Member American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons  Current Member Michigan Chapter American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Current Member ADVANCED TRAINING:   Advanced Basic Life SupportWright Medical In-Bone Total Ankle Joint Replacement University of Tennessee College of Medicine-Lifewings Wright Medical Graft Jacket Symposium on Complex Soft Tissue Reconstruction in the Foot and Ankle KM Training on Subtalar Implant, Hemi Toe Implant, Kinetik Great Toe Implant, and Compression Screw System Healthtronics Extracorporeal Shockwave therapy for Proximal Plantar Fasciitis CurrentFebruary 2009August 2008May 2007July 2004June 2001 PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS:   Oakwood Healthcare SystemsPodiatric Surgical Residency Program Surgical Faculty Member, Residency Selection Committee Member, Residency Review Committee Judge, Residency Research Day Competition Member, Podiatry Section Quality Assurance Committee  2005-Present2005-Present2005-Present2006, 20082005-PresentMarch 2007 PRESENTATIONS:   "Plantar Fasciitis; condition and treatment...

Woody
EDUCATION:   Oakwood Health Car e Systems, Dearborn, MI Podiatric Surgical ResidencyDes Moines University, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines, IowaDoctorate of Podiatric MedicineEastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM Masters of Science, Biology- 26 hours completedMinority Graduate Fellowship Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM Bachelor of Science - Biology, Graduate with HonorsRoswell High School, Roswell, NM  1994-1996June 19941989-1990June 1986May 1986 Board Certification:   Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery  2007 Professional Appointments:   Oakwood Health Care System-Podiatric Surgical Residency Program, Surgical FacultyMember, Residency Selection Committee Member Residency Review Committee Judge, Oakwood Residency Research Day Member, Hyperbaric Oversight Committee - Oakwood Heritage Member, Quality Assurance Committee, Podiatry Section, AnnapolisCommittee Chair, Podiatry Section, Nominating Committee, Annapolis Greater Detroit Hospital -Director, Primary Podiatric Medicine Residency Director, Podiatric Surgical Residency Member, Medical Executive Committee Member, Medical By-Laws Committee  1999-present1999-present1999-present1998, 1999, 20032008-present1999-200419991998-20001998-20001999-20001999-2000 Hospital Affiliations:   Oakwood Healthcare Systems- Dearborn, Dearborn, MI Oakwood Healthcare System - Heritage, Taylor, MI Dearborn Surgical Center, Dearborn, MI Greater Detroit Hospital, Hamtramck, MI Garden City Hospital, Garden City, MI 1997-2000Mercy Hospital, Detroit, MI Courtesy StaffCourtesy StaffActive Staff1998-20011997-20001997-2000 Advanced Training:   University of Tennessee College of Medicine- Lifewings Healthtronics Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis  August 2008June 2001 Awards and Honors:   Life Extension Foundation -Michigan Podiatrist of the Year Indian Health Service- William Stahn Memorial Award New Mexico Minority Graduate Fellowship ENMU Outstanding Graduate Student- Biology ENMU Student Research Conference- First Place  19991994199019901990 PRESENTATIONS: "Advances in Wound Healing" Diabetic Symposium- Oakwood Heritage 2004"Complications of Casting" Michigan Podiatric Medical Assoc...

What is a Podiatrist?
...   Treat conditions such as: bone disorders, bunions, corns, calluses, cysts, heel spurs, infections, ingrown nails, and plantar fasciitis...

Overview of Foot and Ankle Problems
... Plantar Fasciitis—an inflammation on the bottom of the foot that leads to heel and/or arch pain...

General Statistics
... Plantar fasciitis (heel pain) - usually caused by an inflammation on the bottom of the foot...

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

Sports Injuries
... Martial Arts and Kick Boxing Injuries commonly seen as a result of martial arts and kick boxing include plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, and ankle sprains...

Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur)
Plantar fasciitis is the term commonly used to refer to heel and arch pain traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot...

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...

Pain Management for Conditions
... Back to top   Arch pain Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of a thick, fibrous ligament in the arch of the foot...

Ultrasound
... Heel spurs or 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)...

Extracorporeal Shock Wave
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) is used to treat chronic heel pain (plantar fasciitis)...

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...

Jogging and Running
... The most common foot problems associated with jogging or running are blisters, corns, calluses, Athlete's Foot, shin splints, Achilles tendonitis, and plantar fasciitis...

Tennis
... Common tennis injuries include ankle sprains, stress fractures, plantar fasciitis, and tennis toe...

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



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