Patient Education

Our team of specialists and staff 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 of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

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

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Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention
...Because of poor circulation and neuropathy in the feet, cuts or blisters can easily turn into ulcers that become infected and won’t heal...

Ankle Fractures
... Symptoms An ankle fracture is accompanied by one or all of these symptoms: Pain at the site of the fracture, which in some cases can extend from the foot to the knee Significant swelling, which may occur along the length of the leg or may be more localized Blisters may occur over the fracture site...

Athlete's Foot
...In advanced cases, inflammation, cracks, and blisters may form; an infection caused by bacteria can also result...

Contact Dermatitis
...Symptoms, including redness, itchiness, and small blisters, usually occur within 24 hours of exposure to the irritant...

Dermatitis
...Symptoms, including redness, itchiness, and small blisters, usually occur within 24 hours of exposure to the irritant...

Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention
...Because of poor circulation and neuropathy in the feet, cuts or blisters can easily turn into ulcers that become infected and won’t heal...

Diabetic Foot Care Guidelines
...Check for cuts, blisters, redness, swelling, or nail problems...

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
...If you notice any cuts, redness, blisters, or swelling, see your foot and ankle surgeon right away...

Eczema of the Foot
...Small blisters may sometimes form...

Fracture-Ankle
... Symptoms An ankle fracture is accompanied by one or all of these symptoms: Pain at the site of the fracture, which in some cases can extend from the foot to the knee Significant swelling, which may occur along the length of the leg or may be more localized Blisters may occur over the fracture site...

Frostbite
...To avoid infection, blisters or damaged skin should be treated with antibiotic cream and loose bandages, and medical attention should be sought as soon as possible...

Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
...Shoe pressure may cause pain at the site of a bone spur, and in some cases blisters or calluses may form over its surface...

P.A.D. (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
...do not have normal blood flow—and because blood is necessary for healing—seemingly small problems such as cuts, blisters, or sores can result in serious complications...

Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.)
...do not have normal blood flow—and because blood is necessary for healing—seemingly small problems such as cuts, blisters, or sores can result in serious complications...

Peripheral Neuropathy: Diabetic
...If you notice any cuts, redness, blisters, or swelling, see your foot and ankle surgeon right away...