In Binghamton, NY, Ascension Lourdes Podiatry specializes in foot and ankle care.
The Ascension Lourdes podiatrists we treat all ages from young children to teens and adults. Did you know by age 50, you have logged nearly 75,000 miles on your feet? Look down and ask if your ill-fitting shoes are making your foot pain worse. We provide healthy foot and ankle care solutions.
We treat common and complex foot and ankle problems including sprained ankles, stabbing heel pain (plantar fasciitis), numb and tingling feet (neuralgia), arthritic pain on the top and middle of the foot, bunions and hammer toes. Our highly experienced podiatrists have many convenient treatment options right in our clinics.
- Wound healing foot care
- Rehabilitation of ankle sprains
- Injections for arthritic foot conditions
- Reconstruction surgery due to an ankle, foot or toe trauma, fracture, or bone spurs
- Ankle or toe joint replacement procedures
- Cartilage implantation in the toe joint
- Bunion and big toe pain treatments
Our feet are shock absorbers. One of the most conservative pain relievers is a well-fitting shoe insert that supports your body weight.
At the appointment, you can expect a thorough evaluation of your feet and lower legs, including how you walk (your gait) and the stress on your ankle joints. Are you prone to falling or spraining your ankles while playing sports, walking on uneven ground or at work? We can correct ankle instability and get you safely back in action.
To reduce the fall risk among seniors and others with brain health concerns, our podiatrists work closely with Ascension neurologists. Good foot care is helps prevent serious injuries from falls and reduce stress on the back and knees.