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Our podiatrist is a recognized expert in the field and has the specialized knowledge and training to assess, diagnose, and treat a full range of foot and ankle injuries and conditions.
Podiatry, or podiatric medicine, is an area of specialized medicine exclusive to the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower extremity. Referred to as a podiatrist, a doctor who specializes in podiatry can be trained to perform nonsurgical as well as surgical treatments.
There are several injuries and ailments a podiatrist can assess, diagnose, and treat, and they include:
- Corns and calluses
- Diabetic foot care
- Heel pain
- Ingrown toenails
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Rheumatoid arthritis
When to Choose a Podiatric Doctor Near You
Suffering from lingering symptoms of foot and ankle pain can lead to a prolonged or progressive condition or injury. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, it is recommended that you contact a medical physician near you:
- Discoloration or change in appearance
- Inability to walk or participate in daily activities without pain
- Loss of function or feeling
- Severe pain or swelling that does not improve with rest or elevation
The Podiatry Expert at
Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates
Our fellowship-trained foot and ankle podiatrist, Dr. Jennifer D'Amico, is experienced and skilled in providing expert care for our podiatry patients. Though many podiatric conditions can be treated conservatively without surgery through the use of anti-inflammatory medication, supportive shoes, or casts and splints, there are injuries or conditions that may require foot or ankle surgery. If surgery is necessary for you, Dr. D'Amico has the advanced training and expertise in surgical podiatry to perform several advanced surgical procedures and minimally invasive techniques.
At Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates, our podiatry specialist and staff understand the first step towards reducing your ankle pain and restoring your health is a proper diagnosis to determine the specific cause of your pain. To schedule a consultation with our specialty-trained foot and ankle doctor to discuss your condition and treatment options, you may request an appointment online or call (860) 482-8539 and be seen in Torrington or Bristol.