Patient Education

Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

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Boise Podiatrist
...Below is a list of some of the conditions we treat, visit our services page for a complete list: Bunions Flat Feet Hammertoes Heel Pain and more!

Our Services
... Achilles Tendon Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Calluses Diabetic Foot Infections Geriatric Foot Care Infections Metatarsalgia Poor Circulation Ankle Instability Athlete's Foot Corns Flat Feet Hammertoes Ingrown Toenails Neuromas Warts Ankle Sprains Bunions Crush Injuries Fungus Toenails Heel Spurs Ankle Injuries Plantar Fasciitis Heel Pain Wounds Other Specialties: Onsite Outpatient Ambulatory Foot & Ankle Surgery Endoscopic Surgery Arthroscopy Surgery for Warts & Ingrown Toenails Surgery Center X-Ray Services MLS Laser Treatment Sports Medicine Custom Orthotics Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn...

Watch Out for that Painful Bunion Bump!
...Individuals with flat feet or have a history of bunions in their family are also more prone to bunions...

What You Need To Know About Hammertoes
...Unfortunately, flat feet and high arches are usually traits inherited from your parents and without surgery, you can’t necessarily fix them...

The Dangers of Flat Feet
Find out how to care for flat feet to prevent further issues in the future...

Don't Let Heel Pain Ruin Your Summers
...The condition is particularly common in runners, but can affect anyone who stands or walks for long periods of time, has high arches or flat feet, or is obese...

...Foot injuries, neuromuscular problems, flat feet, and pronated feet can contribute to their formation...

Heel Pain
... While anyone can develop plantar fasciitis, the most common causes of the condition include: Misalignment of the bones of the feet Overuse from running and other athletics Being overweight Walking/working out with shoes that do not provide adequate support, especially for people with a high arch, flat feet, or biomechanics issues that cause weight to be distributed unevenly as a person walks and stands...

Are You Dealing With Bunions?
...Certain factors can also contribute to the development of bunions, such as if you have flat feet or low arches or if your feet pronate (when the ankles roll in towards each other during movement and cause excessive and prolonged pressure on the joints in the feet)...

Accessory Navicular Syndrome
...This can result from any of the following: Trauma, as in a foot or ankle sprain Chronic irritation from shoes or other footwear rubbing against the extra bone Excessive activity or overuse Many people with accessory navicular syndrome also have flat feet (fallen arches)...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
...For example, people who have problems with their arches, either overly flat feet or high-arched feet, are more prone to developing plantar fasciitis...

Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
... Sometimes osteoarthritis develops as a result of abnormal foot mechanics such as flat feet or high arches...

Plantar Fasciitis
...For example, people who have problems with their arches, either overly flat feet or high-arched feet, are more prone to developing plantar fasciitis...

Shin Splints
...Contributing causes are flat feet, calf tightness, improper training techniques, worn out or improper shoes/sneakers, as well as running or walking on uneven surfaces...

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
... Causes Tarsal tunnel syndrome is caused by anything that produces compression on the posterior tibial nerve, such as: A person with flat feet is at risk for developing tarsal tunnel syndrome, because the outward tilting of the heel that occurs with “fallen” arches can produce strain and compression on the nerve...

Our Offices

Boise, ID Podiatrist
Idaho Foot & Ankle Associates

809 N Liberty St
Bosie, ID 83704

Tel: (208) 327-0627
Fax: (208) 376-5258
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Nampa, ID Podiatrist
Idaho Foot & Ankle Associates

2635 Caldwell Blvd. Suite 101
Nampa, ID 83651

Tel: (208) 463-1660
Fax: (208) 461-0120

Meridian, ID Podiatrist
Idaho Foot & Ankle Associates

2947 East Magic View Drive Suite 2
Meridian, ID 83642

Tel: (208) 888-9876
Fax: (208) 887-9975

Our Locations

Office Hours - Boise Office
Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat - Sun: On-call service
Office Hours - Nampa/Caldwell Office
Mon 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tue-Fri: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Office Hours - Meridian Office
Mon & Wed - Fri: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM