Common Foot Ailment Treatments Washington DC

Who knew that such a small thing could make life so complicated? A bit of pain doesn’t seem like such a big deal, when you’re looking in from the outside. But put a blister on the back of your own heel, a cramp in the arch of your foot, or an infection in a toenail , and watch how quickly that discomfort becomes all-consuming.

Annandale Foot & Ankle Center
(703) 239-4311
7540 Little River Tpke
Annandale, VA
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bunion Treatment, Diabetic Shoes, Foot Orthotics, Foot Pain, Podiatric Deformities, Podiatric Disorder Treatment, Podiatric Orthopedics, Podiatric Paralytic Treatment, Podiatric Sports Therapy, Podiatric Surgery, Podiatrists

Mark N. Levy
(301) 762-4636
1201 Seven Locks Road
Rockville, MD
Business
Mark N. Levy, DPM
Specialties
Podiatry
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Languages Spoken: English

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Dr.Harold Glickman
(202) 833-9797
1145 19th St NW # 508
Washington, DC
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M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Dr.Lee Firestone
(202) 223-4616
2021 K St
Washington, DC
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M
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Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Dr.LAWRENCE LAZAR
(301) 231-9393
1145 19th St NW # 409
Washington, DC
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M
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Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Stephen Stern DPM
(703) 281-4500
301 Maple Ave W
Vienna, VA
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Podiatry

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Crofton Podiatry
(410) 881-7663
2411 Crofton Lane Ste. 25
Crofton, MD
Hours
Monday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bunion Treatment, Diabetic Shoes, Foot Orthotics, Foot Pain, Podiatric Deformities, Podiatric Disorder Treatment, Podiatric Orthopedics, Podiatric Paralytic Treatment, Podiatric Sports Therapy, Podiatric Surgery, Podiatrists

Dr.Ian Beiser
(202) 833-9109
1145 19th Street Northwest #203
Washington, DC
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M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.1, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Dr.Arnold Ravick
(202) 223-0500
1145 19Th St
Washington, DC
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M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Hospital: Sibley Memorial
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Dr.David I Tossman
(202) 223-8460
1712 I St NW # 508
Washington, DC
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M
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Podiatrist
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Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Common Foot Ailments

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Common Foot Ailments

Foot pain is worse than a pain in the butt!

Who knew that such a small thing could make life so complicated? A bit of pain doesn’t seem like such a big deal, when you’re looking in from the outside. But put a blister on the back of your own heel, a cramp in the arch of your foot, or an infection in a toenail , and watch how quickly that discomfort becomes all-consuming.

Feet are fine-tuned instruments. Like our hands, they have a dense concentration of muscles, nerves, ligaments and bones. Unlike our hands, however, they take a brutal pounding with every step we take. Have you ever heard the saying that walking is really just controlled falling? Well, it’s true: we reach forward with a leg, throwing our balance off, and then catch ourselves with the outstretched foot. In the process, hundreds of pounds are directed into the complex biological mechanism of the foot.

Feet do a good job, most of the time. But sometimes they fail. We overstress them with high-volume exercise, or ask them to do something they aren’t prepared to do. Sometimes the frailty is genetic , while other times it’s a product of our environment. In both cases, an unexpected weakness can be mentally and physically painful.

And don’t forget the skin : the skin seals the foot’s structures into an immune-resistant, waterproof package. But even this can fail. Microorganisms can breach the skin. Dampness can deteriorate the skin. And friction can wear down the skin. Once the skin...

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