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Podiatry is the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases of the human foot. Common problems include:

Achilles tendinitis – irritation and inflammation of the tendon that attaches to the back of the heel bone Bunions – misaligned big toe joints which can become swollen and tender Hammertoe – a condition in which the toe is bent in a claw like position Heel spurs – growths of bone on the underside, forepart of the heel bone Ingrown toenails – Nails whose corners or sides dig painfully into the skin Stress fractures – incomplete cracks in bone caused by overuse Dr. William Coates of the Podiatry Group is here every Thursday from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Procedures performed at Lawrence Health are the removal of toenails, and toenail trims and diabetic shoe casting. He also holds surgery consultations.

To schedule an appointment please call:

Podiatry Group The Foot Doctors, Ltd. (800) 737-3668