(410) 721-4505



2411 Crofton Lane, Suite 25
Crofton, MD 21114

Here at Cofton Podiatry we believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search our Patient Education, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.


 

What is a Podiatrist?

When to Call A Doctor
 


Foot Problems

General Statistics


Achilles Problems

Achilles Tendonitis | Peroneal Tendon Dislocation| Xanthomas of the Achilles Tendon


Ankle Problems

Ankle Sprain | Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain | Osteochondritis


Arch and Ball Problems

Flat Feet | Metatarsalgia | Plantar Fibromas | Sesamoiditis


Common Foot Injuries

Ankle Sprain Injuries | Broken Ankle | Fractures | Osteochondritis | Osteochondromas | Shin Splints | Sports Injuries


Deformities

Amniotic Band Syndrome | Bunions | Claw Toe | Clubfoot | DysplasiaFlat Feet | Gordon Syndrome | Haglunds Deformity | Hallux Limitus | Hallux Rigidus | Hallux Varus | Hammertoes | Jackson Weiss Syndrome | Mallet Toes | Metatarsalgia | Osteomyelitis | Overlapping or Underlapping Toes | Peroneal Tendon Dislocation | Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction | Sesamoiditis | Spurs | Tarsal Coalition


Diabetes and Your Feet

 

Diseases of the Foot

Arthritis | Cancer | Charcot Foot | Freiberg's Disease | Gout | Kaposi's Sarcoma | Kohler's Disease | Maffucci's Syndrome | Ollier's Disease | Raynaud's Disease | Seiver's Disease


Fungus Problems

Common Fungal Problems | Athletes Foot | Fungal Nails | Other Tips | Prevention


Heel Problems

Haglunds Deformity | Heel Callus | Heel Fissures | Plantar Fasciitis


Nail Problems

Black Toenails | Ingrown Toenails | Nail Fungus


Skin Problems

Allergies | Athletes Foot | Blisters | Burning Feet | Calluses | Corns | Cysts | Frostbite | Fungus | Gangrene | Lesions | Psoriasis | Smelly Feet and Foot Odor | Swelling | Ulcers | Warts


Toe Problems

Bunions | Claw Toe | Digital Deformity | Hallux Limitus | Hallux Rigidis | Hallux Varus | Hammertoes | Intoeing | Overlapping or Underlapping Toes | Subungal Exotosis | Turf Toe


Vascular/Nerve Problems

Acrocyanosis | Alcoholic Neuropathy | Chilblains (Cold Feet) | Erythromelalgia | Ischemic Foot | Neuroma | Spasms | Venous Stasis

Overview of Feet and Ankle Problems

Basic Foot Care Guidelines

 

Medical Care

Diagnostic Procedures

Computed Tomography | MRI | Ultrasound | X-Rays


Orthotics



Pain Management

General Information and Tips | Pain Management for Specific Conditions


Surgical Procedures

General Information | Achilles Surgery | Ankle Surgery | Arthritis Surgery | Arthroscopy | Bunion Surgery | Cyst Removal | Flatfoot CorrectionHeel Surgery | Metatarsal Surgery | Nerve Surgery | Toe Surgery


Therapies

Athlete's Foot Treatment | Cryotherapy | Extracorporeal Shock Wave | Fungal Nail Treatment | Physical Therapy | Iontophoresis | Neurolysis


Fitness and Your Feet

Exercise Those Toes | Aerobics | Fitness and Your Feet | Stretching | Walking and Your Feet | Jogging and Running


Sports and Your Feet

Baseball | Basketball | Cycling | Golf | Jogging and Running | Tennis


Foot Care

Basic Foot Care Guidelines | Athletic Foot Care | Blisters | Childrens Feet | Corns and Calluses | Diabetic Foot Care | Foot Care for Seniors | Foot Self Exam | Pedicures | Your Feet at Work | Bunion Prevention | Burning Feet | Ingrown Nails | Nutrition For Your Feet


Women's Feet

High Heels | Stockings? | Pregnancy | Women Over 65


Foot Odor and Smelly Feet

Prevention | Treating Foot Odor


Shoes

Facts About Shoes | Anatomy of a Shoe | Athletic Shoe Guidelines | Children's Shoes | Corrective and Prescription Shoes | What to Look ForMen's Shoes | Women's Shoes | Your Footprint | Wear Patterns


Links

Our Community Partners | Associations/Groups | GovernmentOnline Resources | Our Partners in Foot & Ankle Health

 

Search Results
Patient Education
... When to Call A Doctor   Foot Problems General Statistics Achilles Problems Achilles Tendonitis | Peroneal Tendon Dislocation| Xanthomas of the Achilles Tendon Ankle Problems Ankle Sprain | Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain | Osteochondritis Arch and Ball Problems Flat Feet | Metatarsalgia | Plantar Fibromas | Sesamoiditis Common Foot Injuries Ankle Sprain Injuries | Broken Ankle | Fractures | Osteochondritis | Osteochondromas | Shin Splints | Sports Injuries Deformities Amniotic Band Syndrome | Bunions | Claw Toe | Clubfoot | Dysplasia |  Flat Feet | Gordon Syndrome | Haglunds Deformity | Hallux Limitus | Hallux Rigidus | Hallux Varus | Hammertoes | Jackson Weiss Syndrome | Mallet Toes | Metatarsalgia | Osteomyelitis | Overlapping or Underlapping Toes | Peroneal Tendon Dislocation | Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction | Sesamoiditis | Spurs | Tarsal Coalition Diabetes and Your Feet   Diseases of the Foot Arthritis | Cancer | Charcot Foot | Freiberg's Disease | Gout | Kaposi's Sarcoma | Kohler's Disease | Maffucci's Syndrome | Ollier's Disease | Raynaud's Disease | Seiver's Disease Fungus Problems Common Fungal Problems | Athletes Foot | Fungal Nails | Other Tips | Prevention Heel Problems Haglunds Deformity | Heel Callus | Heel Fissures | Plantar Fasciitis Nail Problems Black Toenails | Ingrown Toenails | Nail Fungus Skin Problems Allergies | Athletes Foot | Blisters | Burning Feet | Calluses | Corns | Cysts | Frostbite | Fungus | Gangrene | Lesions | Psoriasis | Smelly Feet and Foot Odor | Swelling | Ulcers | Warts Toe Problems Bunions | Claw Toe | Digital Deformity | Hallux Limitus | Hallux Rigidis | Hallux Varus | Hammertoes | Intoeing | Overlapping or Underlapping Toes | Subungal Exotosis | Turf Toe Vascular/Nerve Problems Acrocyanosis | Alcoholic Neuropathy | Chilblains (Cold Feet) | Erythromelalgia | Ischemic Foot | Neuroma | Spasms | Venous Stasis Overview of Feet and Ankle Problems Basic Foot Care Guidelines   Medical Care Diagnostic Procedures Computed Tomography | MRI | Ultrasound | X-Rays Orthotics Pain Management General Information and Tips | Pain Management for Specific Conditions Surgical Procedures General Information | Achilles Surgery | Ankle Surgery | Arthritis Surgery | Arthroscopy | Bunion Surgery | Cyst Removal | Flatfoot Correction | Heel Surgery | Metatarsal Surgery | Nerve Surgery | Toe Surgery Therapies Athlete's Foot Treatment | Cryotherapy | Extracorporeal Shock Wave | Fungal Nail Treatment | Physical Therapy | Iontophoresis | Neurolysis Fitness and Your Feet Exercise Those Toes | Aerobics | Fitness and Your Feet | Stretching | Walking and Your Feet | Jogging and Running Sports and Your Feet Baseball | Basketball | Cycling | Golf | Jogging and Running | Tennis Foot Care Basic Foot Care Guidelines | Athletic Foot Care | Blisters | Childrens Feet | Corns and Calluses | Diabetic Foot Care | Foot Care for Seniors | Foot Self Exam | Pedicures | Your Feet at Work | Bunion Prevention | Burning Feet | Ingrown Nails | Nutrition For Your Feet Women's Feet High Heels | Stockings...

Our Services
...   Conditions We Commonly Treat Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Crush Injuries Diabetic Foot / Ulcer Flat Feet Fungal Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes 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...

Foot Care
Basic Foot Care Guidelines Athletic Foot Care Blisters Children's Feet Corns and Calluses Diabetic Foot Care Exercise Those Toes! Foot Care For Seniors Foot Self-Exam Pedicures Self-Assessment Quiz Women's Feet Your Feet at Work Bunion Prevention Burning Feet Fungus Problems Ingrown Nails Osteoporosis Foot Odor and Smelly Feet

Heel Pain for Fashion Gain?
...  Because heels cause our feet to slide forward, ingrown nails, corns and calluses are also common as a result of the increased pressure...

Diabetes and your feet-sies
...  I see many patients with diabetes at my office at Crofton Podiatry in Crofton, Maryland, and I always strongly advise my patients to regularly check their feet for corns and calluses, blisters, ingrown toenails, warts, or overly dry and cracked skin...

Dancers’ Feet Woes
...   Common foot problems experienced by dancers   There are many foot and ankle injuries that dancers experience, including: Achilles Tendonitis or Injury, Ankle Sprains, Stress Fractures, Corns and Calluses, Fractures, Hammertoes, Heel Spurs (Plantar Fasciitis), Ingrown Toenails, Turf Toe, and Metatarsalgia...

Crocs: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
...When the heel is not well-supported, it causes the toes to grip harder and can cause issues like tendinitis, ingrown toenails, or corns and calluses...

Diabetic Foot Care
...  You may need special orthotic shoes if you notice that your feet are becoming disfigured or if you have corns and calluses...

What are Corns and Calluses?
You may have seen medications for corns at your local drugstore...

Dealing with Hammertoes
... For corns or blisters that cause pain, you can buy or make a hammertoe pad (gauze or cotton for cushioning) to put on the top of the bent toe...

April Marks National Foot Health Awareness Month
...Shoes that are not supportive will lead to muscle strain and other issues like corns and calluses, or even tendonitis...

Foot Problems for Runners
... Corns and calluses – Pressure and friction from running, posture, and shoes can also cause thickened skin on the skin of the feet...

How to: Diabetic Foot Self-Exam
...You’ll need to treat any corns, calluses, bunions, cuts, or scrapes...

Diabetes and Foot Complications
... Calluses, Corns – Because you lose feeling in the feet, you may not realize how much friction your feet endure in your shoes...

When Bunions Get in the Way of Your Life
...It can even lead to other problems with the feet as the deformity causes other problems like corns and calluses, and hammertoes...

Everyday Dangers to Your Foot Health
...If shoes are too small, feet will be crammed and can develop corns and calluses...

Footwear Factors to Consider for All Day Standing
...They shouldn’t be too small, narrow, or tight as that can cause problems like hammertoes, bunions, or corns...

Tip-Top Toe Exercises
... If you are worried about toe deformities, corns, calluses, or pain in the big toe, come to see our board-certified podiatrist, Dr...

Don’t Forget: Your Feet Have Skin (Problems) Too!
... Corns and calluses: These are caused by chronic friction, typically on the toes or near the balls of the feet...

Toe Deformities – Can They Be Helped?
...The unnatural shape can make it more likely for you to have pain from corns at the bent joint...

Signs Your Child Might Have Foot Problems
...) Blisters, corns, or calluses developing on the feet (Look for these when you have them in the bath or when you are clipping toenails)...

What is a Podiatrist?
A podiatrist, also called a doctor of podiatric medicine, is a specialist who provides medical diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems, such as bunions, heel pain, spurs, hammertoes, neuromas, ingrown toenails, warts, corns and calluses...

Diabetes and Your Feet
... If you have red spots, sore spots, blisters, corns, calluses, or consistent pain associated with wearing shoes, new proper fitted shoes must be obtained immediately...

Skin Problems
Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Bunions
... Removal of corns and calluses on the foot...

Claw Toe
... Corns on the top of the toe or under the ball of the foot...

Hammertoes
...People with hammertoe may have corns or calluses on the top of the middle joint of the toe or on the tip of the toe...

Spurs
...Surgery may be prescribed if spurring around the joint becomes severe or leads to recurrent pain from persistent corns...

Nail Fungus
... Use a quality foot powder (talcum, not cornstarch) in conjunction with shoes that fit well and are made of materials that breathe...

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...

Corns
Corns are calluses that form on the toes because of bones that push up against shoes and build up pressure on the skin...

Fungus
... Use a quality foot powder (talcum, not cornstarch) in conjunction with shoes that fit well and are made of materials that breathe...

Warts
...They are often mistaken for corns or calluses, which are layers of dead skin that build up to protect an area which is being continuously irritated...

Bunions
... Removal of corns and calluses on the foot...

Claw Toe
... Corns on the top of the toe or under the ball of the foot...

Hammertoes
...People with hammertoe may have corns or calluses on the top of the middle joint of the toe or on the tip of the toe...

Athletic Foot Care
...Added to these are common complaints such as corns, calluses and Athlete's Foot...

Corns and Calluses
Corns and calluses are protective layers of compacted, dead skin cells...

Diabetic Foot Care
... And never attempt to cut your own bunions or corns as this can lead to infection, as well...

Pedicures
...(Please contact our office if you have deep calluses or corns and need help shaving them...

Self-Assessment Quiz
... no 0   - have corns, calluses, bunions or hammertoes...

General Information
... Corns and hammertoes...

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

Basketball
...Not enough room can lead to blisters, corns, and calluses...

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...

Getting a Proper Fit
...Shoes that do not fit properly can cause bunions, corns, calluses, hammertoes and other disabling foot disorders...

Fitness And Your Feet
... The following are common ailments caused by improper foot care during exercise: Athlete's foot; Blisters; Corns and calluses; and Heel pain (including heel spurs)...

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


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2411 Crofton Lane, Suite 25
Crofton, MD 21114

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