Articles about orthopedics


Tips For Treating All Stages of Bunions

Last updated: 06/24/2021

Bunions are a foot problem categorized by the development of a bony prominence on the joint of your toe. The most common site for the development of a bunion is on the outside...

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Treating Plantar Warts On Your Feet

Last updated: 06/24/2021

If you have noticed the formation of a wart on your foot, you’re not alone. Millions of people across the US have plantar warts on their feet. Some of these warts are...

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Treating Peripheral Artery Disease In The Legs And Feet

Last updated: 06/24/2021

Peripheral artery disease, oftentimes shortened to PAD, is a condition that often affects your extremities, especially your feet and legs. The condition is categorized by pain,...

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What Should I Know Before Foot Surgery?

Last updated: 06/23/2021

Although Dr. Silverman has performed thousands of foot surgeries, most people who undergo an operation are doing so for the first or second time. This means that most patients...

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Painful Hardware After Foot Surgery

Last updated: 06/23/2021

Surgical hardware like screws and plates are designed to spur healing and stabilize bones, but they don’t always produced the intended effect. Inserting hardware is an imperfect...

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Causes of Bottom of Foot Pain and Treatments

Last updated: 06/22/2021

Our feet are vital shock-absorbers. Your feet support your body weight as you walk and navigate your day, so foot pain can disrupt your life. In fact, 77% of adults have...

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5 Common Foot Problems and How to Get Relief

Last updated: 06/22/2021

Most Americans walk a staggering 75,000 miles on their feet by the time they hit 50 years old. Yet most of us don't pay much attention to our feet—that is until they start...

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Causes and Treatment of Bone Spurs in Feet

Last updated: 06/21/2021

A bone spur—or osteophyte—is an abnormal growth of bone that develops when the body tries to repair a problem. Bone spurs can occur in any bone but happen most frequently in...

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What Does A Torn Plantar Fascia Feel Like?

Last updated: 06/21/2021

Your plantar fascia is comprised of a thick band of tissue at the bottom of your foot that extends from your heel to your toes. Its presence helps to provide stability and...

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Treating Plantar Warts On Your Feet

Last updated: 06/20/2021

If you have noticed the formation of a wart on your foot, you’re not alone. Millions of people across the US have plantar warts on their feet. Some of these warts are...

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