Notes for the Sole

The Advantages of Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery

Bunions, a common foot condition characterized by a bony bump at the base of the big toe, can cause discomfort and affect mobility. Traditional bunion surgery, while effective, often involves extensive incisions and longer recovery times. However, advancements in medical technology have paved the way for minimally invasive bunion surgery, offering patients a more comfortable

The Value of Custom Orthotics: What Dr. Scholl’s Doesn’t Want You to Know

We’ve all been there– aching feet or lower back and knee pain, looking for the faintest hope of relief. It’s tempting to just pick something up while you’re at the store, but here’s what Dr. Scholl’s and all those other brands don’t want you to know– their “Custom Fit” insole is NOT a custom orthotic.

From the Community of Rocky River Facebook Group

Published by Michelle Pellman Welcome to our April 1st Business Feature……..Elevate Foot and Ankle!! Just as we head into sandal and flip flop season, where you are showing off those tootsies, Elevate Foot and Ankle is here to make you not only look good but FEEL good! If you need foot and ankle relief due

Do You Have Heel or Arch Pain?

Plantar Fasciitis is one of the most common forms of foot pain and therefore is not a cause for worry so long as it does not go untreated. It is characterized by a sharp pain on the plantar fascia – the thick tissue that connects your heel bone to your toes.    Symptoms   Plantar

Post-Traumatic Ankle Arthritis

If you’ve suffered an injury to your ankle in the past, you could be at risk of – or may already be experiencing – post-traumatic ankle arthritis. Medically termed osteoarthritis, this condition manifests itself in the form of chronic ankle pain. It may cause you to have difficulties with physical activities that involve using your

Is It Just a Plantar Wart or Just a Callus?

One common complaint that brings patients into our office is an area of thick skin on the bottom of their feet. Sometimes it is painful, but it does not necessarily have to be. If it has been there for a while, patients tend to ignore it or try to get rid of it on their

So You Think You Have an Ingrown Toenail?

  What is an ingrown toenail? An ingrown toenail is exactly what it sounds like. It’s when your nail grows into the skin (or vice versa) which causes the skin on the inside or outside of the nail to become inflamed and painful. You may also develop a localized infection in the area, which can

Let Us “Heel” Your Pain

Do you find yourself suffering from heel pain? It very well could be from a condition known as Plantar Fasciitis. We are here to help with any questions that you may have and are, as always, here for you!   What is Plantar Fasciitis? The plantar fascia is a band of tissue that extends from