Foot Doctors Great Falls MT

Not all foot pain is the result of activity or injury. Some people are born with hereditary foot conditions or have genetically-determined conditions appear later in life. These problems typically afflict bones, tendons or nerves.

Alicia M. Teausant, DPM
(406) 761-2222
Foot & Ankle Clinic of MT , 1401 17th Ave. S.
Great Falls, MT
 
Gina Marie Painter, DPM
OrthopedicAssociates , P.O.Box6988
Great Falls, MT
 
James G. Clough, DPM
(406) 761-2222
Foot & Ankle Clinic of MT , 1301 11th Ave. S. #6
Great Falls, MT
 
Dr.JD Clarke
300 N Willson Ave # 801H
Bozeman, MT
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr.WESLEY RASHID
(406) 755-5250
907 South Main Street
Kalispell, MT
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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David B. Huebner, DPM
(406) 454-2171
Clinic , 1400 29th St. S.
Great Falls, MT
 
Ronald G. Ray, DPM
(406) 761-2222
Foot & Ankle Clinic of MT , 1301 11th Ave. S. #6
Great Falls, MT
 
Dr.Tod Storm
(406) 587-8478
931 Highland Blvd # 3310
Bozeman, MT
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.7, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Dr.Anthony Quebedeaux
(406) 442-8111
2646 Winne Avenue
Helena, MT
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.8, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Anthony J. Quebedeaux, DPM
(406) 442-8111
Foot Specialists , 2646 Winne Ave.
Helena, MT
 
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Foot Genetics

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Foot Genetics

Identifying the problem is the first step to good foot health

Not all foot pain is the result of activity or injury. Some people are born with hereditary foot conditions or have genetically-determined conditions appear later in life. These problems typically afflict bones, tendons or nerves.

Pes planus

Being flat-footed means having no arch on the bottom of your foot. It can be hereditary or a side effect of disease. Not everyone experiences significant pain from this condition, but if you do, your doctor may recommend orthotics or other treatments.

Type 1 diabetes

This type of diabetes becomes active in childhood. Diabetics need to be careful with their feet. Nerve damage can make the feet less sensitive. In turn, this makes it easier to injure them and harder to notice when they’ve become injured. When left untreated, injuries can progress into full-blown disease. The result can be loss of an extremity.

Bunions

These can form as the result of injury, arthritis or consistent mistreatment of feet (always wearing shoes that don’t fit properly, for example, which is the reason it afflicts more women than men). But you can also be genetically predisposed to bunion development. A bunion is a swelling at the base of the big toe. The foot will visibly protrude at this point, and other toes may be pushed out of alignment as well. Bunions can be very painful and affect your ability to walk with a natural gait.

There are numerous, uncommon genetic disorders that include foot-related symptoms. For example, hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) is a progressive nerve disease that manifests as weakness and spasticity in the lower limbs (HSP sufferers may have pes cavus - high-arched feet - as well). Most people with high-arched feet are born with them. This condition is associated with foot ailments such as hammertoes, claw toes, tendinitis and others. Then there’s tarsal coalition, which affects 1 percent of the populace, according to eOrthopo...

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