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Foot Pain Specialists

Advanced Foot and Ankle Center of North Texas -  - Podiatrist

Advanced Foot and Ankle Center of North Texas

Podiatrists & Foot and Ankle Specialists located in Carrollton, TX & Plano, TX

If you are struggling with foot pain in Carrollton, Plano and North Plano, TX, it’s important to see a qualified podiatrist like Dr. Miller and Dr. Myer at Advanced Foot & Ankle Center of North Texas. We deliver timely foot pain relief when you need it most.

Foot Pain Q & A

What causes foot pain?

Foot pain may arise as a result of many contributing factors. You may experience pain in the foot or ankle area after an injury, due to overuse, or as a symptom of a foot condition. What’s more, pain can be described in a number of ways. It can be tingling, radiating, burning, or even feel numb. One of the most common causes of foot pain is arthritis. Other possible causes of foot pain may include bunions, ingrown toenails, flat feet, tarsal tunnel syndrome, stress fractures, and tendonitis in addition to a host of other possible conditions.

What can I do for foot pain relief at home?

Until you can visit one of our podiatrists, most injuries should be handled using the "RICE" method:

  • Rest – Reduce movement and pressure on the area for at least 48 hours
  • Ice – Apply a towel-wrapped ice pack to the affected area
  • Compress – Use compression bandages to restrict movement of the affected area and to reduce swelling
  • Elevate – Raise the affected area to minimize swelling

If you have experienced a more serious injury or this method is not successful in easing discomfort and swelling, contact the Advanced Foot & Ankle Center of North Texas for an appointment.

How will my podiatrist provide foot pain relief?

Your feet take you everywhere, which is why Dr. S. Rick Miller and Dr. Kevin D. Myer dedicate their time and effort to helping you overcome problems involving your feet or ankles. The specific strategy used for foot pain relief will depend on the nature of your condition and other factors, such as your personal and medical history. Our podiatrists take care of all of the details needed to deliver customized treatment for foot pain.

When you visit our offices, we will conduct a thorough interview to learn more about your foot pain and we will also complete an examination. Our doctors will work with you to determine the underlying cause of foot pain and properly treat the condition.

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