If you’re suffering from any issues with your feet or ankles in Miami, Kendall, West Kendall, and The Hammocks, FL, Dr. Katherine Machado and the team at Machado Foot & Ankle Center provide comprehensive and customized foot care to address your needs.
Common Types of Foot Care Provided By Podiatrists
Podiatrists provide a variety of care for the feet and ankles, though some choose to specialize in certain conditions. At Machado Foot & Ankle Center, Dr. Machado proudly offers care for residents of Miami, Kendall, West Kendall, and The Hammocks, FL in the following areas and more.
Heel pain is often caused by a condition called plantar fasciitis, in which the thick tissue running along the bottom of the foot becomes inflamed.
From fungal infections to ingrown toenails, it’s essential that you seek the proper care for relief and healing.
Diabetic Foot Care
Diabetes affects many areas of the body, including the feet. Without proper care, it can lead to lower chances of foot amputations.
Whether you have high arches, low arches, or flat feet, it can significantly impact your gait and your musculoskeletal system.
Foot and Ankle Trauma
As the feet and ankles are so involved in daily life, it’s not unusual to experience fractures, sprains, lacerations, or other issues.
Issues like bunions and hammertoes are often due to genetics. However, they can also be caused by certain diseases and even footwear.
Foot Care Treatments
In order to treat such a wide range of issues, Dr. Machado offers an equally wide range of services. These include but are not limited to:
- Custom orthotics to address any arch or gait issues
- Laser therapy to defeat nail fungus
- Surgery to address bunions
- MLS therapy to address sprains and strains
- Ongoing diabetic foot care and more
When you visit Dr. Machado, a treatment plan will be developed around your needs and the conditions you face. It will also include recommendations for steps you can take at home and in your daily life to achieve and maintain optimal foot and ankle health.
Proper foot care is essential to your quality of life. Learn more about how to care for your feet or schedule a foot care visit with Dr. Machado in Miami, Kendall, West Kendall, and The Hammocks, FL. You can reach the Machado Foot & Ankle Center at (305) 385-9494.