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A survey held by the American Podiatric Medical Association found that seventy-seven percent of adult Americans experience foot pain. One third of those reporting foot pain aid they would actively seek the care of a podiatrist.  What makes matters worse is half of the respondents who suffer from foot pain say this pain has an effect on their daily activities.

Among participants who visited a podiatrist, 88% reported getting a quick diagnosis and 76% said that they were provided an effective treatment or care.  Over a third of the participants who sought out podiatric help said their podiatrist was able to alert them of other medical concerns, such as circulatory issues, nerve issues, or diabetes.

If you are experiencing foot or ankle pain, seek help.  A podiatrist like Dr. Mayer Salama, D.P.M. of Salama Foot Care  can provide quality care to keep you pain free and on your feet.

What is a Podiatrist?

Someone would seek care of a podiatrist when they have suffered a foot injury or have common foot ailments such as: heal spurs, bunions, arch problems, deformities, ingrown toenails, corns, foot and ankle problems etc.

Podiatric Treatment

A podiatrist will treat the problematic areas of the feet, ankle or lower leg by prescribing the following:

  • physical therapy
  • drugs
  • perform surgery on lower extremity fractures
  • orthotic inserts or soles

A common podiatric procedure a podiatrist will use is a scanner or force plate which will allow the podiatrist to know the designs of orthotics. Patients are then told to follow a series of tasks to complete the treatment. The computer will scan the foot a see which areas show weight distribution and pressure points. The podiatrist will read the analysis and then determine which treatment plans are available.

For more information about Podiatrists, follow the link below.

If you have any questions, please contact one of our offices, located in Farmington Hills, Dearborn, Clarkston, and Trenton, MI. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot care needs.

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Dr. Mayer Salama and Dr. Daniel Salama
3408 West Rd (In Grange Plaza)
Trenton, MI 48183 -(734) 676-4664

2200 Monroe
Dearborn, MI 48124 - (313) 274-0990

6770 Dixie Hwy. Suite 101
Clarkston, MI 48346 - (248) 625-1110

23800 Orchard Rd Suite 201
Farmington Hills, MI  48336 - (248) 474-0040