Foot Specialists of Tyler
5826 New Copeland Rd
Tyler, TX 75703


"Keeping you on Your feet"

January 23, 2013
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People call a doctor of podiatry for help diagnosing and treating a wide array of foot and ankle problems. Please contact our office if you experience one of the following:

·         Persistent pain in your feet or ankles.

·         Changes in the nails or skin on your foot.

·         Severe cracking, scaling, or peeling on the heel or foot.

·         Blisters on your feet.

There are signs of bacterial infection, including:

·         Increased pain, swelling, redness, tenderness, or heat.

·         Red streaks extending from the affected area.

·         Discharge or pus from an area on the foot.

·         Foot or ankle symptoms that do not improve after two weeks of treatment with a nonprescription product.

·         Spreading of an infection from one area of the foot to another, such as under the nail bed, skin under the nail, the nail itself, or the surrounding skin.

·         Thickening toenails that cause discomfort.

·         Heel pain accompanied by a fever, redness (sometimes warmth), or numbness.

·         Tingling in the heel; persistent heel pain without putting any weight or pressure on your heel

·         Pain that is not alleviated by ice or over-the-counter painkillers (such as aspirin, ibuprofen or acetaminophen).

·         Diabetics with poor circulation who develop Athlete's Foot.