Podiatry is the study, prevention and treatment of problems of the foot. These may involve anything from a sports injury to an ingrown toenail. A podiatrist may prescribe corrective devices and medication or recommend physical therapy.
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The podiatrist on our medical staff is trained in wound care and sees patients at the Advanced Healing Wound Care Center at Jackson Purchase Medical Center for issues of the feet, typically seen in Diabetes patients. Foot conditions requiring wound care can be more prevalent in people with the following conditions:
Aside from obvious foot injuries, you may be in need of podiatric care if you experience any of the following:
Jackson Purchase Medical Center houses one doctor of podiatric medicine and nurse practitioner in the field. The practice specializes in foot and ankle pathology including ingrown toenails, heel pain, bunions, fractures, diabetic foot care, wound care, sports medicine, and foot and ankle reconstruction.