Our Podiatry Services
Taking Care of All Your Podiatric Needs
From routine checkups to treatments for surgery, Eric J. Lullove, DPM is equipped to handle all your podiatric needs. To help you understand your options, we’ve included descriptions of some of our leading services for your convenience.
We treat a variety of conditions including:
- Avanced Wound Care :
- Ankle Sprains: Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn. If not properly treated, ankle sprains could develop into long-term problems.
- Bunions: Bunions are misaligned big toe joints that can become swollen and tender, causing the first joint of the big toe to slant outward, and the second joint to angle toward the other toes.
- Flat Feet: Flat feet are a common condition. In infants and toddlers, the longitudinal arch is not developed and flat feet are normal. The arch develops in childhood, and by adulthood, most people have developed normal arches.
- Hammertoes: Hammertoe is a deformity of the second, third, or fourth toes. In this condition, the toe is bent at the middle joint, resembling a hammer. Left untreated, hammertoes can become inflexible and require surgery.
- Diabetes and Your Feet: With a diabetic foot, a wound as small as a blister from wearing a shoe that’s too tight can cause a lot of damages. Diabetes decreases blood flow, so injuries are slow to heal.
- Heel Spurs: Plantar fasciitis (or heel pain) is commonly traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot. Our practice can evaluate arch pain, and may prescribe customized shoe inserts called orthoses to help alleviate the pain.
- Corns: Corns and calluses are protective layers of compacted, dead skin cells. They are caused by repeated friction from skin rubbing against bony areas or against an irregularity in a shoe. Corns ordinarily form on the toes and calluses on the soles of the feet.
- Athlete’s Foot: A chronic infection caused by various types of fungus, Athlete’s foot is often spread in places where people go barefoot such as public showers or swimming pools.
Our full list of condidtions we treat includes:
Call us today at (561) 989-9780 to request more information about any of our services.