Doctors Specializing In Podiatry

Doctors Specializing In Podiatry
By: Anatoly Kei

Published: April 16, 2013

Copyright (c) 2013 Anatoly Kei

There are many medical conditions in which the feet are affected. If you are having problems with your feet you might have an underlying medical condition that is causing the problems. One such problem is diabetes. A trip to your family physician will hopefully give you insight to any underlying medical condition. He or she might refer you to a foot doctor, especially if there are no underlying medical reasons for your problem. A foot doctor is a podiatrist. Podiatry is the study of the feet and problems associated with them. You can find a number of podiatrists in big cities where people walk quite often and therefore experience more foot problems than there may be in other locations. Walking daily is a great way to get exercise, but it can lead to problems with the feet, especially if incorrect footwear is worn.

There is always something to do in life, but foot pain can put a cramp in your style and cause you to seek out someone specializing in podiatry, fortunately, there are many doctors specializing in resolving foot and ankle pain. Whether you find yourself suffering from something as simple as corns or calluses to needing something more complicated like foot surgery, you can turn to a qualified doctor. Rest assured, he definitely offers you many options for getting rid of your foot pain. When you start looking for a podiatrist to help with your foot problems, you find that many of these doctors specialize in a specific type of foot pain. For example, one doctor might specialize in heel spurs while another may treat more superficial problems like calluses and corns. Finding the podiatrist best suited for your needs can be easily done by asking for referrals and suggestions from your family physician.


Sometimes, when you have suffered a foot injury, you may need to go beyond basic care and consider foot surgery which is

definitely the thing to do if you find yourself in need of major foot care. One of the scariest things about having foot surgery is knowing that you will be out of commission for a while after the operation. Since all the weight and stress of the body rely directly on your feet, having foot surgery is often an ordeal, especially for the very active. If you are having foot surgery, big cities can de difficult to navigate. Rely on your podiatrist for advice on helping to speed the healing process. Before your surgery, your foot doctor will explain the procedure and what you can expect in regard to recuperation. Following your doctor’s advice will ensure that everything goes smoothly, and you are back on your feet in no time.

Dr. Olga Garcia Luepschen and the Gentle Foot Care Center are located 2 Ryant Blvd (on US27) can be reached 863-314-9255(walk). Check us out at


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