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  • Smyrna Office
  • Stonecrest Physicians Building
    300 Stonecrest Blvd, Ste 450

    Smyrna, TN 37167
  • Phone: (615) 220-8788
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  • Brentwood Office
  • 10644 Concord Road
    Brentwood, TN 37027
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  • Hermitage Office
  • Summit Outpatient Center
    3901 Central Pike, Ste 353

    Hermitage, TN 37076
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  • Fax: (615) 889-2370
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  • Lebanon Office
  • 1424 Baddour Pkwy, Ste E
    Lebanon, TN 37087
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  • Bellevue Office
  • 140 Belle Forest Circle
    Nashville, TN 37221
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  • Mt. Juliet Office
  • 660 S. Mt. Juliet Road, Suite 120
    Mt. Juliet, TN 37122
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  • Waverly Office
  • 110 Hillwood Drive
    Waverly, TN 37185
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Common Problems that Should Be Seen by a Foot Doctor

Podiatrists can help you treat a variety of foot and ankle problems. Some people aren't sure when they should see a podiatrist. If you experience any of the following problems, you should contact a podiatrist:

  • Persistent pain in the feet or ankles.
  • Any changes in the toenails or skin on your foot.
  • Skin that appears to be cracking, scaling, or peeling on the heel or foot.
  • Blisters.

Signs of bacterial infection may include:

  • An increase in pain, swelling, redness, tenderness, or heat in an area of the foot or ankle.
  • Red streaks which extend out from the affected area.
  • Discharge or pus.
  • Foot or ankle symptoms which don't get better after two weeks of treatment with a non-prescription product.
  • An infection spreading from one area of the foot to another.
  • Thick nails, which may cause discomfort.
  • Pain in the heel, which is accompanied by a fever, redness or warmth, or numbness.
  • Tingling in the heel or persistent pain even when you are not bearing any weight or pressure on your heel
  • Pain which isn't eased by ice or over-the-counter painkillers, like aspirin, ibuprofen or acetaminophen.
  • Diabetics with poor circulation who develop Athlete's Foot.

Matthew D. Neuhaus, DPM, FACFAS
Podiatrist, Board Certified Surgeon and Founder of Neuhaus Foot and Ankle