Patient Information is Key to Healthy Feet and Ankles

Patient NewslettersGoogle has become an action verb in our American lexicon. You can Google any topic, but that doesn’t mean that you’ll always get the information you’re looking for. Dr. Craig H. Thomajan DPM, FACFAS and Dr. Shine John DPM, FACFAS understand that you want high-quality, easy-to-understand material that answers your foot and ankle health questions. That’s why the experts at Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists provide you with excellent patient education through online resources.

Patient information is a vital part of what we provide. Understanding the health of your feet and ankles empowers you to make the best, most informed decisions regarding treatment and after-care. While we pride ourselves on our excellent diagnosis and treatment, a strong partnership between patient and doctor is another key ingredient to the health and wellness of your foundation. Reading about common foot conditions prior to your appointment will help you generate questions so that we can address all of your concerns.

Take time to check out the links provided below. You’ll find newsletters and pages that will keep you up to date and well informed.  Ready to take the next step? Don’t hesitate to call our office at (512) 328-8900 today, or schedule an appointment online.

 

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  • Men and Bunions The common misconception is that bunions are only a problem for women, but the doctors at Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists set the record straight.
  • Blister on Your Feet Blisters bringing you down? Expert podiatrists at Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists discuss causes, treatment, and prevention of these little skin sores.
  • Common Women’s Foot Problems There are several common foot problems that women often experience. Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists explain these frequently-seen issues for you.
  • Corns & Calluses Corns and calluses are simply ways that your body defends itself against friction from external sources, explains Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists of Texas.
  • Frostbite and Your Feet In Austin, TX it may not be necessary to know the symptoms of frostbite, but Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists want you to stay safe when you travel, too.
  • Black Toenails Treatment The experts from Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists discuss black toenails, including why they happen, symptoms to note, and how to prevent them.
  • Causes and Treatments of Heel Fissures Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists discuss the various causes of heel fissures, symptoms to note, and treatment and preventative actions you can take.
  • Capsulitis | Inflammation | Ball of Foot Pain The experts at Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists explain capsulitis in your feet, and how you can get some relief from the pain and help it heal.
  • Foot Ulcers | Foot Sores Find out more about ulcers that can appear on your legs and feet from Dr. Craig H. Thomajan and Dr. Shine John, expert podiatrists in Austin, TX.
  • Puncture Wounds | Foreign Bodies While cuts tear the skin, puncture wounds result in entry holes which can have serious consequences, according to Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists.