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More complex problems of the foot and ankle may involve diabetic ulcers, infections and conditions such as tendinitis or flat feet, which require surgery.Are there any other imaging studies that would help me with my diagnosis?He graduated from medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, in Cleveland. Berkowitz sees patients at Cleveland Clinic main campus.Yet, foot and ankle problems are among the most common health ailments.Proper assessment and treatment of problems are critical to foot and ankle health.Add to this the numerous injuries that occur regularly, including sprains and fractures, and it is clear that we rely heavily on the health of our two feet and ankles.Proper foot care is not something most of us think about until problems literally put us out of step.A normal foot and ankle has 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments.Mark Berkowitz, MD, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, specializing in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery, arthritis, fractures and sports injuries of the foot and ankle, at Cleveland Clinic. Berkowitz completed a foot, ankle, and lower extremities trauma fellowship at Florida Orthopaedic Institute, in Tampa, Fla., following his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Tripler Army Medical Center, in Honolulu.My left foot feels like there is a broken bone—especially when I get out of the car and start to walk. In both cases, the initial treatment is nonsurgical in the form of wider shoes.He sees patients at Cleveland Clinic Florida, in Weston, Fla.Inherited foot and ankle problems include club foot and hammer toe among others.

Medical conditions such as diabetes and arthritis typically affect the foot and ankle.Although some problems are inherited, many stem from a lifetime of accumulated abuse and neglect, such as wearing improper footwear or not seeking early medical attention.The average person will walk the equivalent of four times around the world in his or her lifetime.I have been diagnosed with arthritis in my feet, which is very painful —especially on the top of the feet.So it’s hardly surprising that nearly three-quarters of Americans will eventually experience some type of foot problem. Some of the more common foot problems involve ingrown toenails, bunions or warts.

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