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  • Ingrown Toenail - Ingrown toenails are a common chronic painful condition that can be aggravated by certain shoes, pressure, or activities. Usually affecting the great toes, they can be caused by trauma, genetics, or a bad pair of shoes.

  • Chronic Achilles Tendon Pathology - The Achilles tendon is the most powerful tendon in the body, supporting nearly 4x your body weight during ambulation. The gastrocnemius and soleus calf muscles combine to form the Achilles tendon which then attach to the heel bone.

  • Summer Footcare - We are currently in the middle of a hot Texas summer. Follow these summer tips to help prevent common injuries and conditions that occur in the summer.

  • Does my Child Need Orthotics? - Children, ages 3 years and above, benefit from orthotics when there is an abnormal gait secondary to an underlying foot or leg deformity.

  • Plantar Warts - Plantar warts are common infectious skin lesions that can be present on the feet caused by a specific strain of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). Plantar warts are non-cancerous and are NOT caused by the same HPV as genital warts. These lesions are more common in people under the age of 16, however, they can affect people of all ages.

  • Cartiva - The Cartiva implant is inserted in the great toe joint in a way that creates joint space, alleviating the bone on bone grinding and allows for easy pain free gliding of the joint.

  • Do You Have Nail Problems? - At the Foot & Ankle Center of Frisco our Doctors provide a comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment to restore your nail to their natural condition. In order to effectively treat toenail disorders an accurate diagnosis must be made.

  • Acute/Chronic Ankle Sprain - The Foot & Ankle Center of Frisco uses a revolutionary new system that uses absorbable anchors and non-absorbable suture tape to recreate the lateral ankle ligaments.

  • Lapiplasty - The Lapiplasty by Treace is a three dimensional bunion correction procedure. This technique allows us to correct moderate to severe bunions in 3 planes creating a very strong and lasting correction.

  • Amniox Clarix - Regenerative medicine is the idea of giving the body the materials it needs to rebuild damaged tissue.

  • Athletic Training - Injuries resulting from over training are usually treated by providing pain relief, icing, stretching, good supportive shoes, orthotics, and activity modification.

  • Diabetic Foot Care Checklist - Use this checklist help you remember daily foot care.