Arizona Foot Doctors – Rated #1 on Zocdoc

Arizona Foot Doctors – Rated #1 on Zocdoc

Scottsdale Podiatrist, Dr. Steven Burns, Rated #1 By Patients

Arizona Foot Doctors was recently rated #1 on Zocdoc, the leading search and scheduling service for patients in need of medical care. Dr. Steven Burns, Scottsdale Podiatrist, has been recognized for his professional manner, extensive knowledge and no-nonsense approach to treating foot pain. If you’re experiencing any kind of heel pain, toe pain, foot pain, nail problems or wart problems, book a foot consultation with Arizona Foot Doctors online, today. 

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What Zocdoc Patients are Saying (Verified Reviews)

Overall Rating: 5 Stars
Dr. Burns is a very professional and personable podiatrist. He thoroughly listens to you and makes sure you’re comfortable at all times. I highly recommend him as your podiatrist.
by Kenneth P. (Verified Patient)

Overall Rating: 5 Stars
I have seen Dr. Burns several times over the last couple of years and he is truly awesome. He does what is best for his patient and is simply no-nonsense. He knows what he’s doing with “his best foot forward!
by Janet H. (Verified Patient)

Overall Rating: 5 Stars
II arrived with a very painful bunion. Dr. Burns diagnosed an inflamed bursa and a cyst. He aspirated the cyst and gave me a shot of cortisone for the inflamation. My pain is gone and I am feeling much better. Thanks, Dr. Burns!
by Jerilyn C. (Verified Patient)

Don’t Leave Your Feet Untreated

It’s important to care for your feet all year long in order to prevent minor conditions from becoming larger ones. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Burns, today, to better understand your diagnosis and treatment options.

Arizona Foot Doctors offers a variety of conservative treatments for people with foot deformities and foot pain. Surgery may not be the appropriate solution. For general questions about Footcare Physicians of Scottsdale, PLLC, Dr. Steven Burns, or Arizona Foot Doctors, please contact the office or email us at info@nullarizonafootdoctors.com. Explore our website for healthy foot tips, information on common foot problems and more! 

National Foot Health Awareness Month

National Foot Health Awareness Month

April Is National Foot Health Awareness Month

Did you know that April has been set aside as a National Foot Health Awareness Month? If you’re wondering why foot health merits an entire month set aside for it, all you need to do is consider the fact that your feet support you each and every day of your life. Whether you are climbing in or out of bed, walking to the car on your way to work or school, or taking your morning jog, your feet are experiencing pressure at the very least and pain at the worst.

Problems Your Feet Might Experience

Even if you are careful about the type of shoes that you wear, your feet can undergo damage at the smallest incident. Many of the issues affecting the feet are minor, but for some individuals, they can become quite serious. Opportunistic infections like nail fungus can develop at any time, but particularly when the conditions are right for it. Nail fungus often begins to grow if your feet sweat a lot, particularly during the colder months when you wear socks to bed or heavy woolen socks all day long. Of course, certain types of medical conditions, such as diabetes, can also encourage nail fungus to grow.

Ingrown toenails are often the result of trimming your nails improperly, but they can just as easily develop if you wear your shoes too tight or drop something heavy onto your toes. If you don’t have an ingrown toenail taken care of by a physician, it might develop an infection. This would result in a longer healing time and possibly a lot of discomfort.

Plantars warts are uncomfortable and usually continue to grow until you have them removed. Since plantars warts are contagious, it is easy to pick them up at the gym or public swimming pool. Try to avoid walking barefooted in public areas to help prevent warts and do not ignore changes in your skin.

Hammertoes are often the result of wearing shoes that are too tight or narrow, particularly if the toe is somewhat longer than the rest of your toes. Hammertoes are easiest to deal with in their early stages, so getting to a podiatrist for treatment as soon as you notice that you have this condition is a good idea. If the problem is ignored too long a surgical correction is the most effective treatment.

Bunions are deformities that occur at the base of your big toe. They usually take a number of years to fully develop. While this isn’t necessarily a genetic issue, people with certain types of foot structure might be more prone to developing bunions, which are actually changes occurring in the bony part of the foot near the big toe.

Caring for Your Feet

It’s important to care for your feet all year long in order to prevent minor conditions from becoming larger ones. Take the opportunity to visit a podiatrist during National Foot Health Awareness Month and get your feet in shape for the summer! You can schedule an appointment online, or by calling our Scottsdale, AZ podiatry office. For general questions about Footcare Physicians of Scottsdale, PLLC, Dr. Steven Burns, or Arizona Foot Doctors, please contact the office or email us at info@nullarizonafootdoctors.com.

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