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 Office
... Patient Forms Patient Information Form Medical History Form Facilities and Equipment In-house X-Ray Facilities MLS Laser Treatment Attached Surgical Center for Convenience Endoscopy Equipment Flouroscan Motion Equipment Orthotic Repairs Physical Therapy Ultrasound Iontophoresis Vascular Studies, i...

Nampa/Caldwell Office
... Patient Forms Patient Information Form Medical History Form Facilities and Equipment In-house X-Ray Facilities MLS Laser Treatment Attached Surgical Center for Convenience Endoscopy Equipment Flouroscan Motion Equipment Orthotic Repairs Physical Therapy Ultrasound Iontophoresis Vascular Studies, i...

Meridian Office
... Patient Forms Patient Information Form Medical History Form Facilities and Equipment In-house X-Ray Facilities MLS Laser Treatment Attached Surgical Center for Convenience Endoscopy Equipment Flouroscan Motion Equipment Orthotic Repairs Physical Therapy Ultrasound Iontophoresis Vascular Studies, i...

Watch Out for that Painful Bunion Bump!
...Ice, padding, physical therapy and foot orthotics are common treatment options available to heal bunions...

FAQs about Lateral Ankle Instability
...We often recommend physical therapy to help stretch and strengthen the weakened ligaments...

Plantar Fasciitis
... Also known as heel spur syndrome, the condition is often successfully treated with conservative measures, such as the use of anti-inflammatory medications, ice packs, stretching exercises, orthotic devices, and physical therapy...

Don't Let Heel Pain Ruin Your Summers
...Depending on the severity of your condition, you may benefit from physical therapy, orthotics, corticosteroid injections or ultrasound treatment...

Heel Pain
...Possible treatment options include: Discussion of appropriate shoe gear for daily use The use of specific over the counter shoe inserts (some are much better than others) At home self administered physical therapy Professionally administered physical therapy Custom made shoe inserts (orthotics) Injection therapy Prior to any treatment you can expect that you will have a very good understanding of what your condition is and what is causing you to have plantar fascial symptoms as well as any other symptoms...

Are You Dealing With Bunions?
... Other treatment options include orthotics or a combination of physical therapy and medication to relieve pressure and inflammation of the bunion...

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)
... Physical therapy...

Accessory Navicular Syndrome
... Physical therapy...

Common Disorders of the Achilles Tendon
... Physical therapy...

Achilles Tendon Rupture
... Physical Therapy  Whether an Achilles tendon rupture is treated surgically or non-surgically, physical therapy is an important component of the healing process...

Chronic Ankle Instability
...Non-surgical treatment may include: Physical therapy...

Ankle Pain
... Initial treatment may consist of rest, ice, elevation, and immobilization, but may also include nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen, physical therapy, and cortisone injection...

Ankle Sprain
... Early physical therapy...

Bone Healing
...  Once the bone is adequately healed, physical therapy often plays a key role in rehabilitation...

Calcaneal Apophysitis (Sever's Disease)
... Physical therapy...

Fractures of the Calcaneus (Heel Bone Fractures)
... Rehabilitation  Whether the treatment for a calcaneal fracture has been surgical or non-surgical, physical therapy often plays a key role in regaining strength and restoring function...

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
... In some cases, the patient may also undergo physical therapy to help reduce balance problems or other symptoms...

Drop Foot
...Treatment may include use of braces, physical therapy, and electrical nerve stimulation...

Equinus
... Physical therapy...

Flatfoot-Adult Acquired
... Physical therapy...

Flatfoot-Flexible
... Physical therapy...

Flatfoot-Pediatric
... Physical therapy...

Flexible Flatfoot
... Physical therapy...

Foot Drop
...Treatment may include use of braces, physical therapy, and electrical nerve stimulation...

Fractures of the Calcaneus (Heel Bone Fractures)
... Rehabilitation  Whether the treatment for a calcaneal fracture has been surgical or non-surgical, physical therapy often plays a key role in regaining strength and restoring function...

Fracture-Toe
...Physical therapy, exercises and rehabilitation may be included in a schedule for return to normal activities...

Haglund's Deformity
... Physical therapy...

Hallux Rigidus
... Physical therapy...

Heel Bone Fractures
... Rehabilitation  Whether the treatment for a calcaneal fracture has been surgical or non-surgical, physical therapy often plays a key role in regaining strength and restoring function...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
... Physical therapy...

Lisfranc Injuries
... Physical therapy...

Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
... Physical therapy...

Pediatric Flatfoot
... Physical therapy...

Peripheral Neuropathy: Diabetic
... In some cases, the patient may also undergo physical therapy to help reduce balance problems or other symptoms...

Peroneal Tendon Injuries
... Physical therapy...

Plantar Fasciitis
... Physical therapy...

Plantar Fibroma
... Physical therapy...

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)
... Physical therapy...

Pump Bump (Hallux Rigidus)
... Physical therapy...

Sesamoid Injuries in the Foot
... Physical therapy...

Talar Dome Lesion
... Physical therapy...

Tarsal Coalition
... Physical therapy...

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
... Physical therapy...

Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken Toes)
...Physical therapy, exercises and rehabilitation may be included in a schedule for return to normal activities...

Weak Ankles
...   Treatment for weak ankles usually includes physical therapy and bracing...

Boise, ID Podiatrist Idaho Foot & Ankle Associates 809 N Liberty St Bosie, ID 83704 (208) 327-0627 Call For Financing Options
Nampa, ID Podiatrist Idaho Foot & Ankle Associates 2635 Caldwell Blvd Nampa, ID 83651 (208) 463-1660 Call For Financing Options
Meridian, ID Podiatrist Idaho Foot & Ankle Associates 2947 E Magic View Drive Meridian, ID 83642 (208) 888-9876 Call For Financing Options