Feet Doctors

Podiatrist? Chiropodist? Feet Doctors? Foot and Ankle Surgeon? Lower Extremity Specialist?
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What is a Podiatrist?


A Podiatrist is a foot and ankle physician who provides both surgical and medical treatment options for their patients. They are lower extremity professionals who diagnose and treat an array of lower extremity pathology.

Podiatrists complete four years of podiatric medical school, followed by three years of hospital residency training. Podiatry hospital residency training covers a variety of fields (Vascular Surgery, Pathology, Radiology, General Surgery, etc), but the main focus is on lower extremity medical and surgical intervention.


Why See a Podiatrist?

Foot and Ankle Pain

Everyday foot and ankle pain should not be accepted as normal. Our feet and ankles sustain constant weight and pressure throughout the day while we are ambulating. Our feet are complicated intricate structures that are made of 26 bones, 33 joints, and over one hundred tendons, muscles, and ligaments. Foot and ankle pain can alter the way we walk, affect our daily lives, be uncomfortable, or even be an indicator of a more serious underlying condition.


Yellow Nails and Discolored Skin

Our lower extremities are also made up of blood vessels, skin, and toenails. Yellow toenails and other changes might be caused by fungal infections, bacterial infections, trauma, ingrown toenails, or other pathology. Discoloration to our skin may be caused by circulation issues, injury, infection, or a serious underlying condition.


Ball of Foot Pain?

Call us at (678) 593-3127


Ryan Goldfine, DPM Dr. Ryan Goldfine is a board certified foot and ankle surgeon. He is a Marietta Podiatrist.

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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

Orthotics are Good For Your Feet

Custom orthotics can relieve your pain. Custom orthotics should never cost you more than $800! For good over-the-counter orthotics (orthotics you can receive the same day), you should not have to pay more than $70 per pair!

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.

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.

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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!