Your feet carry you through the day’s activities, so even minor foot pain can affect your entire life. Expert podiatrists Vern Christensen, DPM, MPA and Jeffery VanYperen, Jr., DPM, diagnose and treat the cause of your pain to get you back in action at Foot Specialists of Mississippi in Amory, Mississippi. If foot pain is affecting your quality of life, call or book an appointment online today.
Pain in your foot can come from many different sources ranging from injury and overuse to underlying medical conditions. The caring podiatry team at Foot Specialists of Mississippi is highly trained in treating the full spectrum of foot problems, including:
Dr. Christensen or Dr. VanYperen work with you to discover the cause of your particular foot pain and develop a personalized treatment plan to relieve your pain and restore normal function as soon as possible.
Foot pain that’s caused by injury or overuse often responds well to home care methods such as rest, ice, and over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications.
Schedule an appointment at Foot Specialists of Mississippi if you have any of the following:
Seek immediate medical attention if you have extreme pain, swelling, or signs of infection such as redness, pus, or a fever. You should also seek emergency care if you injured yourself and are unable to bear weight on your foot.
First, Dr. Christensen or Dr. VanYperen perform a comprehensive physical exam and review your medical history. They may take imaging tests, such as an X-ray or MRI, to evaluate the structure of your foot.
Then, they develop a personalized treatment plan based on the cause of your foot pain. Depending on your condition, treatment may include:
Some conditions, such as neuromas, may require surgery. Dr. Christensen or Dr. VanYperen may also recommend surgery if your foot pain doesn’t improve with conservative treatments.
If you suffer from foot pain, call Foot Specialists of Mississippi or book an appointment online today.