Diagnostics & Testing

Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery FAQs


Today’s podi­a­trists are spe­cial­ists, med­ical­ly and sur­gi­cal­ly trained to treat the foot and ankle. From sports injuries and dia­betes com­pli­ca­tions to pedi­atric defor­mi­ties and heel pain, podi­a­trists are able to tack­le all of your foot care needs. Licensed in all 50 states, the Dis­trict of Colum­bia and Puer­to Rico, there are approx­i­mate­ly 15,000 podi­a­trists prac­tic­ing in the Unit­ed States. Here are answers to fre­quent­ly asked ques­tions (FAQs) about today’s podiatrists.

Eliminate Your Varicose Veins


Each year when spring and sum­mer roll around do you fear wear­ing shorts or your bathing suit due to your vari­cose veins? You don’t have to feel this way any­more! A min­i­mal­ly inva­sive treat­ment exists that can help get you the legs you want. Endove­nous laser treat­ment elim­i­nates unsight­ly vari­cose veins with an in-office pro­ce­dure, min­i­mal-to-no scar­ring or side effects and with a quick recov­ery. The endove­nous laser treat­ment pro­ce­dure is safe, fast, and effec­tive, per­formed by our high­ly trained, board-cer­ti­fied vas­cu­lar sur­geons. In less than an hour, you can be free from bulging, twist­ed vari­cose veins and back to enjoy­ing your every­day activities.

Minimally Invasive Treatment For Prostate Cancer


Referred to by many as robot­ic surgery for prostate can­cer, or robot­ic prosta­te­c­to­my, da Vin­ci Prosta­te­c­to­my is more accu­rate­ly a robot-assist­ed, min­i­mal­ly inva­sive surgery that is quick­ly becom­ing the pre­ferred treat­ment for removal of the prostate fol­low­ing ear­ly diag­no­sis of prostate can­cer. In fact, stud­ies sug­gest that da Vin­ci Prosta­te­c­to­my may be the most effec­tive, least inva­sive prostate surgery per­formed today.