The Northwest Extremity Specialists are committed to patient education. Fully understanding your foot or ankle condition helps you make confident, informed decisions regarding your treatment and care. Although there is no substitute for an in-person appointment with a specialist, we happily offer our extensive online library of foot and ankle articles as a resource and service to our patients, as well as the general public.

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  • In-Toeing and Out-Toeing Toes that point inward or outward as your child walks should be evaluated by a podiatrist to determine if further treatment is necessary.
  • Flat Feet Flat feet can be caused by many different factors, and may increase your risk for pain and injury. Fortunately, they are treatable.
  • Diabetic Wounds Open sores on feet are a very common—and very dangerous—complication of diabetes. Learn more about diabetic wounds and wound care.
  • Bunions The Northwest Extremity Specialists offer conservative management and surgical reconstruction for bunion deformities.
  • Foot & Ankle Arthritis There are many types of arthritis that can cause joint pain and stiffness in the feet and ankles, but symptoms can be treated and managed.
  • Neuropathy Damage to peripheral nerves, known as peripheral neuropathy, can put your feet at risk of severe injuries and complications.
  • Ingrown Toenails Northwest Extremity Specialists offers quick and effective care to remove ingrown toenails and relieve your pain.
  • Regenerative Medicine The Northwest Extremity Specialists offer advanced regenerative medicine treatments to help patients recover from nagging foot injuries.
  • Fungal Toenails Nail fungus can be an embarrassing infection, but it can be cured by the team at Northwest Extremity Specialists.
  • Plantar Warts Never attempt to treat a wart yourself. Head to the Northwest Extremity Specialists for help removing plantar warts on feet.
  • Corns and Calluses The Northwest Extremity Specialists explain the difference between corns and calluses, and whether they need treatment.
  • Athlete’s Foot Although it can usually be treated at home, severe or recurrent athlete’s foot may require professional evaluation and care.