Dr. Nilssen

The Benefits of Orthotics: Everything You Need to Know

Orthotic devices are able to prevent and cure problems related to the foot and ankle, by eliminating or reducing the stress responsible for causing the problem.

Running: The 5 Most Common Injuries

Here are the five most common injuries you’ll encounter as a runner, as well as some tips for avoiding these ailments.

Achilles Tendinitis: Who is at Risk?

Individuals who change activity level suddenly, wear inappropriate footwear, or train on poor surfaces increase their risk of Achilles Tendinitis. Other risk factors include:

Symptoms of Achilles Tendinitis

Pain in your tendon that gradually builds up over time is a common symptom of Achilles tendinitis. Other Achilles tendinitis symptoms include:

4 Reasons to Choose an Ankle and Foot Center

The biggest goal of an ankle and foot center is to restore your foot health and prevent complications that could worsen the condition of your feet. Our ankle and foot center offers dedicated:

Achilles Tendinitis Treatment Options

For many people, non-surgical treatment can relieve the pain that is associated with Achilles tendinitis. There are several non-surgical treatment options available, including:

How to Prevent Achilles Tendinitis

Runners and other athletes could easily cause strain on the Achilles tendon. Taking these precautions can help prevent development of Achilles tendinitis.

Orthopedic Ankle & Foot Surgeon or Podiatrist: Which to Choose

Knowing these education, training, experience, and certification requirements will help in choosing the best foot and ankle specialist for an injury or condition.

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

We’ve created an infographic that describes what Plantar Fasciitis is, what the contributing factors are, the symptoms and treatment options.