Our Podiatrist Services in St. Louis, MO

At Horizon Foot & Ankle Institute, we believe in changing lives one step at a time. No matter your circumstances, we’re here to provide quality care throughout your treatment. Below you’ll find a list of services we offer. Contact us online or call (314) 381-1800 today.

Ankle-Foot Orthosis (AFO)

A support designed to control the position and motion of the ankle. The support can also be used to compensate for weakness or correct deformities.

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Bunions

A bunion is a bump that forms at the base of the big toe, as a result of the big toe pushing against the neighboring toe. As a result, the joint of the big toe pushes outwards causing redness and soreness.

Corns and Calluses

Typically caused by rubbing or excess pressure on a part of the foot, corns and calluses are patches of thickened skin that form to protect the sensitive area from additional irritation. 

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Foot Orthotics

For those with chronic foot pain, a custom insert or foot bed is created to fit inside a shoe. As a result, the ground reaction forces are redistributed and foot joints are realigned, providing support while standing, walking or running.

Fungal Nails

This condition occurs under the surface of the toenail and is caused by fungi. The ailment is often identified by a change in the toenail’s quality and color.

Hammertoe

A hammertoe is a bending of the toe at the first joint (proximal interphalangeal joint. Due to the bending, the toe often looks like an upside-down “V” when viewed from the side.

Heel Pain

A condition commonly caused by planter fasciitis or Achilles tendinitis, however, it can be caused by other disorders, including flat feet or high-arched feet. A consultation is required to determine the proper treatment.

Ingrown Toenails

A common condition that occurs when the corners or side of the nail dig into the surrounding soft tissue of the nail grooves. This painful condition often causes irritation, redness and swelling.

At Risk Foot Care | Diabetic Foot Care

It’s important for those with diabetes to take precautionary measures to prevent foot injuries and/or diseases. Below you’ll find common conditions and a brief description. If you have questions or are in need of additional information, contact us today.

Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Roughly 15 percent of diabetes patients develop diabetic foot ulcers, an open sore or wound located on the bottom the foot.

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Neuropathy

Studies estimate that 25 percent of those with diabetes will develop foot problems, including neuropathy. Those with the condition are prone to developing minor cuts, scrapes, blisters and/or pressure sores that may not be detected due to insensitivity.

Poor Circulation

Individuals with diabetes often develop peripheral vascular disease, which negatively affects blood circulation often resulting in diabetic foot issues. For those with diabetes, preventing foot complications is critical.

HORIZON FOOT & ANKLE INSTITUTE

6400 Clayton Rd, Suite 412

Saint Louis, MO 63117

HORIZON FOOT & ANKLE INSTITUTE

6400 Clayton Rd, Suite 412

Saint Louis, MO 63117