From routine check-ups to surgery, Ashland / Mansfield Foot & Ankle Specialists is equipped to handle all your podiatric needs. To help you understand your options, we've included descriptions of some of our leading services on this page.
- Achilles Tendon
- Ankle Instability
- Ankle Sprains
- Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care
- Athletes Foot
- Crush Injuries
- Diabetic Foot Care
- Flat Feet
- Fungal Toenails
- Geriatric Foot Care
- Heel Spurs
- Ingrown Toenails
- Plantar Fasciitis
Our specialties also include:
- Ankle Arthroscopy
- Ankle Fractures
- Arterial Doppler Exams
- Comprehensive Diabetic Foot Care: Charcot, Corrective Foot Surgery, Infections, Shoes, Ulcers, and Nail Care
- Diagnostic Ultrasound
- Digital Prescription Orthotic Scanning
- High Arch Feet
- Pediatric Foot Care
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. If not properly treated, ankle sprains could develop into long-term problems. Read More...
Bunions are misaligned big toe joints that can become swollen and tender, causing the first joint of the big toe to slant outward, and the second joint to angle toward the other toes. Bunions can also form on the outside of the foot near the 5th toe. Read More...
Flat feet are a common condition. In infants and toddlers, the longitudinal arch is not developed and flat feet are normal. The arch develops in childhood, and by adulthood, most people have developed normal arches. Read More...
Hammertoe is a deformity of the second, third or fourth toes. In this condition, the toe is bent at the middle joint, resembling a hammer. Left untreated, hammertoes can become inflexible and require surgery.Read More...
Diabetes and Your Feet
With a diabetic foot, a wound as small as a blister from wearing a shoe that's too tight can cause a lot of damage. Diabetes decreases blood flow, so injuries are slow to heal.Read More...
Plantar fasciitis (or heel pain) is caused by an inflammed ligament on the bottom of the foot. The ligament attaches to the heel bone, and when inflammed, will pull on the bone, creating a spur. This condition can be treated with various braces, splints, stretches and in many cases, customized orthotic shoe inserts.Read More...
Corns and calluses are protective layers of compacted, dead skin cells. They are caused by repeated friction from skin rubbing against bony areas or against an irregularity in a shoe. Corns ordinarily form on the toes and calluses on the soles of the feet.Read More...
Dr. Brian Zimmerman performing an ultrasound