Skin grafting for chronic foot, ankle and leg ulcers

Grafix-Example-Traumatic-leg-wound

A chronic foot, ankle or leg ulcer is one that fails to heal by 50% over a 4 week period. There are many reasons why an ulcer may not heal. Your doctor needs to make sure there is no infection and there is adequate blood flow into and out of the leg and foot. Smoking … Read more

Don’t Let Toenail Fungus Go Untreated

Toenail Fungus

Onychomycosis is the medical term for toenail fungus. The fungi cause an infection under the toenail. It can become darker as it spreads and also has a foul odor. It is not something you want to leave untreated as it can spread to other toes and even your skin. It causes the nail to be … Read more

Ankle Instability Problems?

Ankle Instability

We count on our feet and ankles to support us and get us where we need to go. Problems with either can cause severe pain. Ankle instability can lead to falls and other problems. It may even leave you with a broken ankle. At District Foot & Ankle, we work with patients with this type … Read more

Ankle Instability, Chronic Ankle Instability Surgery

We count on our feet and ankles to support us and get us where we need to go. Problems with either can cause severe pain. Ankle instability can lead to falls and other problems. It may even leave you with a broken ankle. At District Foot & Ankle, we work with patients with this type … Read more

Do I need Achilles Tendon Repair Surgery?

Your Achilles tendon is a fibrous cord that attaches your calf muscles to your heel bone. When you have a tear in this tendon, it can be quite painful. Often the only way to treat the problem is with Achilles tendon repair surgery. What Does the Achilles Tendon Do? This tendon is the strongest and … Read more