Foot and Ankle Specialists
Complete Podiatric Care in Valparaiso and Portage, Indiana

Whether you’re seeking treatment for bunions, Achilles tendinitis, sports injuries, or looking for ongoing diabetic foot care, you can trust our experienced team of foot and ankle specialists to provide the personal, one-on-one care you expect. Our board-certified foot and ankle surgeons build individualized treatment plans, utilizing state of the art treatments to correct your foot and ankle conditions permanently.

bunions can be treated by a foot and ankle specialist


A bony bump that forms at the base of your big toe as bones are pushed out of alignment, bunions are common and, for many people, painful. Fortunately, new treatments such as Lapiplasty(R) 3D Bunion Correction can correct bunions quickly and permanently.

achilles tendon pain can be treated by a foot and ankle specialist

Achilles Tendon Pain

Generally found in runners and middle-aged people, Achilles tendonitis is caused by overuse of the Achilles tendon and is characterized by pain and tenderness just above the heel. Pain may also be caused by Achilles tendinosis (degeneration of the Achilles tendon) or an Achilles tendon rupture.

diabetic foot care should be treated by a foot and ankle specialist

Diabetic Foot Care

Complications of diabetes can include loss of feeling, plus an increased risk of developing foot ulcers, or sores, that can take longer to heal and may require medical treatment. For diabetic patients, regular foot exams and treatments by foot and ankle specialists are strongly recommended to avoid limb amputation.

plantar fasciitis can be treated by a foot and ankle specialist

Heel Pain & Plantar Fasciitis

If you experience severe, stabbing pain in your heel, particularly in the morning, you may have plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of the band of tissue that connects your heel to your toes. Left untreated, the condition may become chronic and contribute to other structural problems.

sports injuries can be treated by a foot and ankle specialist

Sports Injuries

If you have an active lifestyle or participate in amateur, college or professional sports, it’s not uncommon to occasionally experience twists, sprains, strains or fractures. Let us help you put together a treatment plan to get you get back on your feet quickly.

ingrown toenails can be relieved by scheduling an appointment with a foot and ankle specialist

Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails occur when a corner or side of your toenail grows into the flesh of your toe, often resulting in pain, redness and swelling. Treatment, particularly for diabetic patients, helps reduce the risks associated with infection.

plantar wart removal

Plantar Wart Removal

Caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), plantar warts are hard, painful growths that appear on the heels or balls of your feet. The virus that causes plantar warts is often transmitted via warm, moist surfaces like locker room floors.

ankle sprains and fractures

Ankle Sprains & Fractures

Ankle sprains, or the tearing of ligaments in your ankle, and ankle fractures are common injuries that can happen during a wide varieties of activities. Together, we’ll develop a treatment plan and partner with you every step of the way to help you recover from these injuries as quickly as possible.

hammer toe treatment

Hammer Toe Treatment

When the middle joint in your toe bends and becomes stuck in that position, you’re suffering from a condition called hammertoe. Caused by a muscle and tendon imbalance, the condition occurs most often in women who wear shoes with a narrow toe box. Make an appointment to see how we can help you correct this common, sometimes painful condition.

flat feet and high archs

Flat Feet & High Arches

Foot deformities such as flat feet, where the entire sole of the foot touches the floor when standing, and high arches, in which the arch of the foot is higher than normal, can be painful and lead to other, serious structural problems with the foot. We invite you to make an appointment to learn more about these conditions and the options for treatment.

foot fungus treatments

Foot Fungus Treatment

Commonly known as Athlete’s Foot, foot fungus infections are generally found in the webs of your toes and on the soles of the feet. This contagious condition can cause extreme itching, burning, scaling and pain. In extreme cases, blistering and cracking may occur. Make an appointment to see how we can help you find relief from Athlete’s foot.


Excessively Sweaty Feet or Hyperhidrosis

If you often find yourself with excessively sweaty feet, you may have a condition known as hyperhidrosis. This condition, though, not serious, can be disruptive and cause foot odor, anxiety and embarrassment. See us to learn about the treatments available to manage this common condition.

limb length discrepancies

Limb Length Discrepancies

Limb length discrepancies are commonly found in children and can either be congenital or a result of a trauma such as a broken bone. These discrepancies can cause other musculoskeletal instabilities as the body attempts to compensate for the imbalance. Reach out to make an appointment to learn more about treatment options to counter the negative effects of limb length discrepancies.