Podiatry

  Foot Clinic (Podiatry) Do you suffer from heel pain, unsightly toenails, or foot deformities? Dr. Richard C. Bennett, DPM, can evaluate your situation and discuss the best way to give you some relief. He uses the latest technology to diagnose and treat your problems...

Orthotics

Podiatrists often prescribe orthotics for a patient that hasn’t responded to other measures, or they can be an initial choice of therapy. A standardized x-ray evaluation is performed, a history and physical exam are taken, and an impression casting of both feet is...

Ingrown Toenails

Painful, reddened areas of skin along the edges of a nail indicate an ingrown nail. Some cases are very mild, with simple resection of the end of the nail offering relief, and more severe cases require local anesthesia, resection of a larger portion of the nail or...

Plantar Fasciitis

This diagnosis is often made when a patient presents with a complaint of pain under their heel bone, or calcaneus. It can affect one foot at a time, or both feet simultaneously. The patient usually gives a history of pain after a period of rest. The first few steps...

Corns and Calluses

Podiatrists use the terms corns and callus interchangeably. These terms refer to abnormally thickened skin over an area of pressure or friction. Calluses are often seen over the top of a hammertoe, or at the end of the toe under the nail. Bunions can develop calluses...