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When Should I See a Podiatrist?

Taking care of your feet may start with proper hygiene and shoes, but foot and ankle pain or discomfort should be closely monitored and treated. If you notice changes or pain in your feet, you may need to see a Podiatrist. It is not normal to have pain or

May 21st, 2021
Foot callus? Foot Corn? Foot wart?

What’s the difference between corns, calluses, and warts? Some people may find it difficult to differentiate between corns, calluses, and warts. Corns and calluses are caused by excess pressure on your feet when walking or standing.

Sep 3rd, 2021
Heel Spur Cure

If you experience heel pain that doesn’t seem to go away, please reach out to our office. At Ankle & Foot Centers of Georgia - West Cobb in Marietta, Georgia, Ryan Goldfine, DPM and Shaynah Goldfine, DPM offer surgical and nonsurgical treatment options.

Sep 3rd, 2021
A Podiatrist's Summer Foot Care Guide

Summer is great for a variety of reasons! More ice cream, vacations, going to the beach, relaxing by the pool, and school is out! While out having a good time, it is still important to take proper care of your feet!

Aug 2nd, 2021
A Marietta Podiatrist’s Take on Plantar Warts

Whether you have a wart on the bottom of your foot or a wart on your toe, a foot wart can be unsightly! In addition to being off-putting, they can be very painful when the warts form on a weight-bearing surface of your foot. If you start noticing signs of

Feb 28th, 2021
Why see a Podiatrist about your Morton's Neuroma?

If you’re having foot pain in the front of your foot that radiates into your toes or back towards your ankle, you might have a Morton’s neuroma! Our office treats neuromas with conservative treatments, surgery, and minimally invasive surgery techniques.

Feb 18th, 2021
Lapiplasty Bunion Surgery

With a hypermobile join, unstable joint, or a large angle of bunion deformity, a Lapiplasty bunion surgery is the ideal foot surgery. It is a 3D bunion surgery. Reach out to our foot doctors to find out if it is the correct procedure for you!

Feb 17th, 2021
Ankle Surgery and You

Ankle Fracture? Ankle Sprain? Tendonitis? We are here to help you with a proper diagnosis and treatment plan, whether surgical or conservative treatment is needed.

Feb 14th, 2021
Elective Foot and Ankle Surgery

There are multiple types of elective surgeries to be considered. Whichever route you choose, your goal should be to create a treatment plan in partnership with your physician. Knowledge and understanding of the surgery details, risks involved, and outcomes

Feb 8th, 2021
What to do with a Broken Ankle?

Lateral malleolus fracture? Medial Malleolus Fracture? Bimalleolar fracture? Trimalleolar fracture? Compound ankle fracture? Tibia fracture? Fibula Fracture? Maisonneuve fracture?

Feb 4th, 2021
Ingrown Toenail Trouble?!

Our skilled Podiatrists are trained in a special technique for ingrown toenail removal that is more cosmetic and less damaging to the rest of the toenail and toe.  At our office, we see a high volume of ingrown toenails with various presentations.

Feb 3rd, 2021
The Heel Pain Drain

Drs. Goldfine are excellent at narrowing down diagnosis differentials and determining the cause of heel pain. It is important to know the pathology (the cause) of the pain before you attempt treatment.

Feb 3rd, 2021
Long Toenails

Cutting Long Toenails It is important to keep toenails cut to hygenic length and thickness. In addition to being painful, long toenails can lead to damaged/discolored nails, ingrown nails, and possibly infection.

Jul 11th, 2019
Type Of Feet

Foot Shapes There are various types of foot shapes. Some feet have high arches (pes cavus) and some feet have low arches (pes planus).

Jul 10th, 2019
Bump On Foot

Painful Bunion A bunion is a misalignment of the bones in the big toe. This increased angle from the bones can cause a bump on the side or top of the big toe joint.

Jul 10th, 2019
Feet Doctors

Podiatrist? Chiropodist? Feet Doctors? Foot and Ankle Surgeon? Lower Extremity Specialist? Wound Care Specialist? Doctor of Podiatric Medicine?

May 10th, 2019