Our patients receive expert care and effective treatment for a wide variety of foot problems. However, in addition to treating some of the more common skin, joint, and bone problems, our podiatric surgeons are uniquely qualified to detect the early stages of diseases that exhibit warning signs in the lower extremities, as well as manage those foot conditions which can pose an ongoing threat to a patient's overall health. Such illnesses include diabetes, arthritis, and cardiovascular disease.
Fairfield County Foot Surgeons understands the difficulty of living with diabetes. We provide advanced management of foot infections, wounds, ulcers, and complex diabetic foot disease.
We specialize in providing the following diabetic care:
Plantar Fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain is from inflammation of the plantar fascia, the band of tissue along the bottom of your foot, connecting your heel bone to your toes. The plantar fascia acts like a shock-absorbing bowstring that supports the arch in your foot. However, if the tension becomes too great, it causes small tears in the fascia. The repetitive stretching and tearing can cause the fascia to become irritated or inflamed.
Most patients report no sensation at all while receiving laser therapy. Treatments average 8 minutes. Laser therapy is fast-acting; many patients in high levels of acute pain experience relief after the first or second treatment. The effects of laser therapy are cumulative; therefore, expect to see improvement as you proceed through your treatment plan.Benefits of Laser Therapy