The Benefits Of Visiting A Podiatrist

Our feet are pretty remarkable, even though we often don’t give them the recognition they deserve! In fact, the average person will walk about 110,000 miles by the time they turn 80 years old. Unfortunately, pain and other issues that impact our feet could be signs of more serious health problems, which is why you should turn to your Phoenix, and Glendale, AZ, podiatrist Dr. Michael Dershowitz. There are many benefits to visiting a foot doctor.

We Offer Specialized Care

While your primary care physician is great for addressing your overall health and concerns, they aren’t going to be ideal for treating more complex or specific matters. So, if you are dealing with foot or ankle problems you’ll want to turn to an expert who truly knows the intricate inner workings of the feet and ankles. This is where your Phoenix, and Glendale, AZ, podiatrist comes in. Dr. Dershowitz is a foot specialist and expert in his field. He has diagnosed, treated, and managed a wide range of injuries, conditions, and diseases that impact the feet and ankles.

We Treat All Foot and Ankle Problems

Here at Southwest Foot Institute, no problem is too complex for us. Dr. Dershowitz has undergone extensive training to be able to provide both non-surgical and surgical treatment options to his patients so that they can get all the care they need in one place. He has also undergone specialized training to learn nerve compression surgical techniques to restore sensation and treat neuropathic pain in both his diabetic and non-diabetic patients.

Some of the most common foot and ankle issues we treat include:

  • Heel pain
  • Fungal infections
  • Arthritis
  • Flat feet
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Diabetic feet
  • Bunions and hammertoes
  • Sprains and strains
  • Bursitis

Even minor foot pain and other issues shouldn’t go ignored. Our team can easily fit you into the schedule to make sure that you get the fast attention and care you need from our podiatrist.

We Can Prevent Issues

There are many everyday activities that can impact the health of your feet and also leave you prone to injury. By turning to a podiatrist for regular checkups and implementing lifestyle changes we can help prevent injuries from happening in the first place. This can be particularly helpful for people with diabetes and other health problems that may impact their feet.

If you are looking for a trusted podiatrist that serves the Phoenix, and Glendale, AZ, areas, then call Southwest Foot Institute at (602) 340-8686 to schedule your next visit with us. Remember, your feet don’t have to cause you problems to benefit from seeing a podiatrist. Dr. Dershowitz and his team can get you back on your feet.

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