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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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...

Three Signs You Need to See a Podiatrist
... Heel Spurs Heel spurs are calcium deposits that build up on the underside of the heel bone...

The Dangers of Flat Feet
...As this problem gets worse, the stress placed on your feet can also leave you prone to hip and lower back pain, arthritis and heel spurs...

Treating Heel Spurs
...Although heel spurs themselves sometimes do not cause acute discomfort, they are frequently associated with the painful inflammation known as plantar fasciitis, a condition commonly described as feeling like a knife is wrenching through your foot...

Hallux Rigidus
...) Pain and stiffness aggravated by cold, damp weather Difficulty with certain activities (running, squatting) Swelling and inflammation around the joint As the disorder gets more serious, additional symptoms may develop, including: Pain, even during rest Difficulty wearing shoes because bone spurs (overgrowths) develop Dull pain in the hip, knee, or lower back due to changes in the way you walk Limping (in severe cases) Diagnosis The sooner this condition is diagnosed, the easier it is to treat...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
...Sometimes heel spurs are found in patients with plantar fasciitis, but these are rarely a source of pain...

Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
...Bone spurs can also limit the movement of the joint...

Plantar Fasciitis
...Sometimes heel spurs are found in patients with plantar fasciitis, but these are rarely a source of pain...

Pump Bump (Hallux Rigidus)
...) Pain and stiffness aggravated by cold, damp weather Difficulty with certain activities (running, squatting) Swelling and inflammation around the joint As the disorder gets more serious, additional symptoms may develop, including: Pain, even during rest Difficulty wearing shoes because bone spurs (overgrowths) develop Dull pain in the hip, knee, or lower back due to changes in the way you walk Limping (in severe cases) Diagnosis The sooner this condition is diagnosed, the easier it is to treat...

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