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A podiatrist is licensed and trained to perform foot and ankle treatment. These treatments can vary depending on the patient’s need, but here are some of the most common treatments that our podiatrists in Baltimore and the surrounding areas can perform for you:

 

Foot Surgery & Procedures

  • Ingrown toenail surgery
  • Bunion surgery
  • Hammer toes surgery
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery
  • Corn and callus removal

 

Pain & Injury

  • Heel pain treatment
  • Foot and ankle injury
  • Custom orthotics supports
  • Skin disease treatment

 

Diabetic Foot Care

  • Diabetic foot ulcer treatment
  • Diabetic wound care
  • Diabetic nail care

 

What does a podiatrist do for an ingrown toenail?

For the ingrown nail surgery, the podiatrist will begin by numbing the toe and then will drain the inflamed area. Typically, the foot doctor will give you the option to remove just a sliver of the nail with the root (which is more aesthetically pleasing) or to remove the whole toenail, since some patients prefer not to have to bother with their nail anymore.

There’s no need to worry! An ingrown toenail procedure is a minor surgery, which takes very little time and can often be performed right at the podiatrist’s office instead of a hospital. 

After the ingrown toenail surgery in Baltimore, you’ll need to wear open-toed or loose fitting shoes and stay off your feet for a day or two. You’ll also need to change your bandage on a regular basis until the area has completely healed.

 

How does a podiatrist remove a callus?

A podiatrist removes a callus by carefully using a surgical blade or dremel-like tool that functions like a hand-held sanding machine. This treatment can tickle a bit especially if the podiatrist is removing calluses from the bottom of your foot, but if you’re not ticklish then this is an overall enjoyable treatment.

When completed, the result from this callus removal is quite phenomenal. Our podiatrists in Baltimore make your feet feel smooth and brand new! 

 

How much do orthotics cost from a podiatrist?

The price for custom supports or orthotics can vary from $400 to $800 depending on the quality of material used.

Our podiatrists in Baltimore and the surrounding areas can cast your feet for custom orthotics that will significantly improve the support for your feet, especially if you suffer from a flat foot condition or low arch.

 

How to find a podiatrist?

If you’re looking for a podiatrist and you live in the Baltimore metro and surrounding areas, then Podiatry Associates can help you with your foot and ankle treatment needs. We have many convenient locations in Maryland including:

 

Podiatry Associates of Bel Air

The best podiatrists in Bel Air, MD.

1 N Main St.

Bel Air, MD 21014

Phone: 410-879-1212

 

Podiatry Associates of Cockeysville

The best podiatrists in Cockeysville, MD.

10 Warren Rd #130

Cockeysville, MD 21030

Phone: 410-628-1066

 

Podiatry Associates of Columbia

The best podiatrists in Columbia, MD.

5500 Knoll N Dr #440

Columbia, MD 21045

Phone: 410-730-0970

 

Podiatry Associates of Baltimore (Franklin Square)

The best podiatrists in Baltimore, MD.

9105 Franklin Square Dr #206

Baltimore, MD 21237

Phone: 410-574-3900

 

Podiatry Associates of Towson (GBMC)

The best podiatrists in Towson, MD.

6569 N Charles St # 702

Towson, MD 21204

Phone: 410-828-5420

Note: GBMC Physicians Pavilion West

 

Podiatry Associates of Baltimore (Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital)

The best podiatrists in, MD.

5601 Loch Raven Blvd # 400

Baltimore, MD 21239

Phone: 410-433-2500

 

Podiatry Associates of Perry Hall

The best podiatrists in Baltimore, MD.

9712 Belair Rd # Ll3

Baltimore, MD 21236

Phone: 410-256-6060

 

Podiatry Associates of Baltimore (UMD Midtown)

The best podiatrists in Baltimore, MD.

827 Linden Ave

Baltimore, MD 21201

Phone: 410-462-5420

 

Podiatry Associates of Havre De Grace

The best podiatrists in Havre De Grace, MD.

1500 Blenheim, Farm Ln Suite C

Havre De Grace, MD 21078

Phone: 410-939-0055

 

If you need to see one of our podiatrists in Baltimore and the surrounding area or have any questions about the treatments described above, check out our Podiatry Associates locations and find a podiatrist near you. Feel free to call our scheduling office to discuss your specific situation: (833) 500-FEET.

 

Time to See a Podiatrist?

If you have any of the issues described above, it’s time to consult an expert. Connect with Podiatry Associates for an evaluation. All of our doctors are board certified/qualified and we’re dedicated to preserving your foot health.

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