Category Archives: Conditions

Toe Deformities

Some ailments of the feet are easily disguised and can go untreated for years. However, there are a few that need to be treated in the earliest stages to get any relief

Tendonitis

A term we often hear about, especially in circles of athletes and runners is tendonitis. Tendonitis literally means overuse and inflammation of the tendon. The tendon is the area of your body

Tailor’s Bunions

Bunions are abnormal bone formations that are prevalent on the foot. They are also one of the most common types of foot problems. Bunions are typically heredity which suggests that the innate

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a painful foot condition in which the tibial nerve is compressed as it travels through the tarsal tunnel. This tunnel is found along the inner leg behind the

Sesamoiditis

There are often pains in the foot that can’t initially be explained. Since they are extremely frustrating, they do need to be identified and properly treated. One such ailment is called sesamoiditis.

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) is the inflammation or overstretching of the posterior tibial tendon in the foot. The key function of the posterior tibial tendon is to support the arch in

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis – otherwise known as degenerative joint disease – is the most common type of arthritis. It most commonly occurs in the weight bearing joints of the hips, knees, and spine. However,

Morton’s Neuroma

A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that can develop in various parts of the body creating nerve damage. Morton’s neuroma is the most common neuroma in the foot. It occurs

Metatarsalgia

If you are experiencing pain or inflammation in the ball of your foot, you may have metatarsalgia. This condition is especially prevalent in physically active individuals as it may be caused by

Hammertoes

Characterized by a bending of one or both joints of any but the big toe, hammertoe is a common podiatric issue. This condition causes difficulties wearing shoes, which often exacerbate the problem.

Saint Petersburg Podiatrist Beaton Podiatry & Orthotic Care is a certified Podiatrist specializing in, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Saint Petersburg, FL. We also do Achilles Tendonitis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis , Athletes Foot, Brachymetatarsia, Bunions, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Haglunds Deformity, Hallux Rigidus, Hammertoes, Heel Pain/Fasciitis, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Metatarsalgia, Mortons Neuroma, Onychomycosis, Osteoarthritis, Pediatric Foot Care, Plantar Warts, Plantar Fasciitis, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Running Injuries, Sesamoiditis, Sprains/Strains, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Tailors Bunion, Tendonitis, Toe Deformities, Xerosis and all work related in the 33701 area and surrounding areas in Saint Petersburg
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