Cryosurgery for Fast and Effective Heel Pain Relief

When your feet hurt, your entire body hurts, especially when you’re suffering from painful neuromas or heel pain caused by plantar fasciitis. Generally, rest, anti-inflammatory medications, physical therapy or orthotics can effectively treat the pain. But when these conservative treatments aren’t enough, chronic heel pain may require surgical treatment. At our practice, we can treat […]

Shockwave Therapy

If you are one of the millions of Americans that suffer from chronic heel pain caused by plantar fasciitis, then you know just how unpleasant this very common foot condition can be. Plantar fasciitis is the most common form of heel pain, and it occurs when the long, flat ligament on the bottom of the […]

Alleviating Painful Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

With age, it’s not uncommon to experience pain and stiffness in your feet and ankles.  Carefully monitoring your pain is important, however, as this noticeable discomfort could be an early indication of a more serious condition known as arthritis. Arthritis is a group of conditions that typically involves pain and inflammation in the joints.  There […]

What to Know About Foot and Ankle Surgery

Don’t be left in the dark about your upcoming podiatric surgery. There are many reasons why your Hastings podiatrist Dr. David Mansky may recommend surgery, particularly if you aren’t experiencing relief from any other treatment options. Here are some conditions that may warrant surgery when conservative measures just don’t eliminate the symptoms: Bunions Hammertoes Ankle […]

Why Should I Consider Orthotics?

Could these custom shoe inserts actually improve your foot health? You’ve probably heard or at least seen orthotics in the local foot care aisle but how much do you really know about them? What’s the difference between custom-made orthotics from your Caledonia, MI podiatrist Dr. David W. Mansky and the one-size-fits-most inserts that you can […]