Articles by : Joshua Hunter, MD

Is a Bunionette Causing Your Foot Pain?

Is a Bunionette Causing Your Foot Pain?

A bunionette, or tailor’s bunion, is a bony bump on the outer side of the fifth toe. Despite the cute-sounding name, bunionettes are not harmless little foot problems. The condition can be small and painless at the start, but as the bump grows,  ... View More...

Breakthroughs in Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

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Plantar fasciitis affects approximately 10 percent of the U.S. population. This painful condition is more common in older patients, runners and people who work primarily on their feet. The plantar fascia, a flat band of tissue covering the bottom of ... View More...

The Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Problems of Aging

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Patients who experience foot and ankle problems often find that their symptoms worsen with age. These challenges, and the pain that accompanies them, frequently limit mobility. Foot and ankle problems also increase your chances of falling, which can ... View More...

Advances in Ankle Replacement Surgery

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As recently as 10 years ago, ankle replacement surgery had an unusually high failure rate. The methods and processes used were unreliable, so patients often experienced complications requiring further surgeries and additional repairs. Since that time ... View More...

Are Heel Spurs Causing You Foot Pain?

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Heel spurs refer to potentially painful calcium deposits that develop on the underside of the heel bone. Spurs often occur as a secondary condition of plantar fasciitis. For some patients, these deposits don’t cause any discomfort. For many more, h ... View More...