• TALKING TO YOUR DOCTOR ABOUT CHARCOT FOOT

  • TIPS FOR AVOIDING INGROWN TOENAILS

  • RECOGNIZING THE SYMPTOMS OF DIABETIC NEUROPATHY

  • EXPLORING COMMON MYTHS ABOUT NEUROPATHY

  • TYPES OF DIABETIC NEUROPATHY

  • MEET DR. RICHARD JACOBY

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TALKING TO YOUR DOCTOR ABOUT CHARCOT FOOT

Charcot foot is a condition that can develop if diabetic neuropathy goes untreated near Scottsdale. When the bones become weakened after the significant nerve wrought by diabetic neuropathy, they can fracture and even eventually change shape.

Jan 24th, 2016
TIPS FOR AVOIDING INGROWN TOENAILS

For ingrown toenail treatment, it is almost always necessary to visit a podiatrist in Scottsdale. The medical term for an ingrown toenail is onychocryptosis, and the condition occurs whenever the edges of the toenail grow into the skin.

Jan 14th, 2016
RECOGNIZING THE SYMPTOMS OF DIABETIC NEUROPATHY

Diabetic neuropathy is often experienced as highly specific diabetic foot pain near Scottsdale. Diabetic neuropathy is a kind of nerve damage that results when high blood sugar levels adversely affect the body.

Jan 6th, 2016
EXPLORING COMMON MYTHS ABOUT NEUROPATHY

Most people have heard about diabetic neuropathy, but did you know neuropathy can non-diabetics of all ages near Scottsdale? Neuropathy is attributed to many causes, including diabetes, lost limbs, chemotherapy, and a long list of injuries and illnesses. N

Dec 29th, 2015
TYPES OF DIABETIC NEUROPATHY

Podiatrists near Scottsdale regularly see diabetic patients who report different symptoms of diabetic neuropathy.

Oct 25th, 2015
MEET DR. RICHARD JACOBY

Dr. Richard Jacoby is the Medical Director of Extremity Health Center, which provides foot surgery in Scottsdale, and has been a practicing foot and ankle specialist for the past several decades.

Oct 14th, 2015
RECOGNIZING THE SYMPTOMS OF PLANTAR FASCIITIS

May 18, 2016 By jacobydpm@gmail.com Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of a band located on the bottom of the foot. The band is shaped like a triangle and attaches from the heel bone to the ball of the foot.

Oct 7th, 2015
HOW IS CHARCOT FOOT TREATED?

Diabetes affects millions of people in the United States, and hundreds of men and women in the Scottsdale area. Many of these sufferers deal with foot pain and problems stemming from nerve damage or poor circulation.

Sep 29th, 2015
SYMPTOMS OF BUNIONS

Bunions are an extremely common complaint heard by foot doctors. Although they may seem minor, they can cause extreme discomfort and can even lead to arthritis.

Aug 23rd, 2015
TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR CHARCOT FOOT

Charcot foot is a complication that occurs in some cases of diabetic neuropathy. It causes bone weakening and foot fractures that often go undiagnosed because of the loss of feeling associated with diabetic neuropathy.

Aug 12th, 2015
TIPS FOR PREVENTING DIABETIC NEUROPATHY

Diabetic neuropathy is a painful and damaging condition that can affect many different parts of the body, but most often impacts the feet. If you have been diagnosed with diabetic neuropathy near Scottsdale, a foot doctor can help you manage your symptoms.

Aug 7th, 2015
HOW TO TELL IF YOU HAVE AN ANKLE SPRAIN

Ankle injuries are extremely common, but how you can tell if you have a sprain or a break? Be sure to see a foot and ankle specialist near Scottsdale if you have an ankle injury for proper diagnosis.

Jul 30th, 2015
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM BUNION SURGERY

Bunions occur along the first metatarsal, which is the bone that joins your big toe with your foot. They are lumps of bone and soft tissue that protrude along the outer part of that metatarsal, often because of poor-fitting shoes.

Jun 28th, 2015
WHAT IS CHARCOT FOOT?

Charcot foot is a serious condition that often occurs alongside diabetic neuropathy. It causes fractures and dislocations of the bones in the foot that occur without known injury or after very mild injury.

Jun 28th, 2015
TREATING HEEL SPURS

Heel spurs are a common reason for people to visit their podiatrist serving Scottsdale. These small calcium deposits can cause major pain, but treatments are available to relieve your symptoms. This video explains more.

Jun 11th, 2015
HOW IS DIABETIC NEUROPATHY IN THE FEET TREATED?

Diabetes increases the risk of many foot problems, and diabetic neuropathy is one of the most significant. With this condition, the nerves in the feet are damaged by high blood glucose levels, causing numbness, tingling, burning, and pain.

Jun 6th, 2015
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF DIABETIC NEUROPATHY?

If you suffer from diabetes, one of the possible complications you should be aware of is diabetic neuropathy. This condition occurs due to nerve damage that is caused by a combination of high blood glucose levels and decreased blood flow.

May 20th, 2015
UNDERSTANDING PLANTAR FASCIITIS

Has your foot doctor in Scottsdale recently diagnosed you with plantar fasciitis? This condition can cause chronic foot and heel pain which affects everyday activities.

May 15th, 2015
NON-OPERATIVE TREATMENTS FOR CHARCOT FOOT

If you suffer from diabetes, it’s important to visit your podiatrist serving Scottsdale on a regular basis in order to detect foot problems and get treatment for them as soon as possible.

May 13th, 2015
A PATIENT’S GUIDE TO CHARCOT FOOT

If you are suffering from diabetes, it is important to be aware of any foot pain or problems you experience and talk to your foot doctor about your risk factors for complications like Charcot foot.

May 8th, 2015
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