Foot Doctors Washington DC

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.

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
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English

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

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Dr.Arnold Ravick
(202) 223-0500
1145 19Th St
Washington, DC
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
General Information
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
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
General Information
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Stephen Stern DPM
(703) 281-4500
301 Maple Ave W
Vienna, VA
Specialties
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.LAWRENCE LAZAR
(301) 231-9393
1145 19th St NW # 409
Washington, DC
Gender
M
Speciality
Podiatrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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

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

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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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