WVU Medicine podiatric physicians treat patients with problems affecting the feet and lower legs. Our board certified podiatrists provide specialized expertise, and we work collaboratively with other WVU Medicine physicians, including orthopaedics and vascular surgery, to offer you comprehensive foot and lower leg treatment.
Conditions We Treat
WVU Medicine podiatric physicians provide treatment for a wide range of foot and lower leg problems, including:
- Advanced wound care of the lower extremities
- Ankle problems
- Athlete’s foot
- Bunions and hammertoes
- Corns and calluses
- Diabetes foot care
- Foot and ankle pain
- Foot and ankle soft tissue injuries
- Foot and toe fractures
- Flat feet/fallen arches
- Heel pain
- Ingrown toenails
- Limb salvage
- Neuroma (benign nerve tissue growth on the toes)
- Neuropathic pain
- Skin conditions of the lower extremities
Evaluation and Treatment
The many bones, ligaments, and tendons of the feet and lower legs need specialized treatment that WVU Medicine podiatrists can provide. At your first visit, we’ll ask questions about your medical history, observe how you stand and walk, and evaluate how your shoes fit.
Proper footwear or shoe inserts may be recommended to improve foot and ankle structure and ease overuse of muscles. Physical therapy can also be helpful for some foot and lower leg conditions. A WVU Medicine podiatric physician can remove ingrown toenails, corns, calluses, and warts during an office visit. If you’re experiencing a foot or lower leg wound that does not heal properly, our podiatrists at the WVU Medicine Center for Advanced Wound Healing can help.
When other non-surgical methods have been attempted, our podiatrists can perform foot and ankle surgery for a variety of conditions if you are experiencing persistent pain and symptoms that interfere with your daily routine.
Monday – Friday
8 am – 5 pm
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