Understanding Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is an inflammatory response that is caused by degenerative irritation at the insertion of the plantar fascia ligament—which is a thick band of tissue that attaches your heel bone to your toes. These ligaments act as shock absorbers that support the arch of your foot. However, too much pressure can
WELCOME TO NEAMAND FOOT AND ANKLE CENTER
We believe that a doctor and a patient become a team for treating an individual’s feet. Our physicians spend most of their time listening to understand your concerns and responding with the best treatment options for you. With the help of our professional staff, they also follow up to make sure that generally pain is relieved, problems are resolved and your health improves. We also want our patients to be informed about podiatric problems and treatments because informed patients make better decisions about their health and well-being. That is why we’ve included an extensive section on this website covering the full array of topics associated with podiatry and podiatric diagnoses and treatments. We encourage you to look through these pages whenever you have an interest or concern about your feet. We also know that convenience in the Park Ridge area is important to your selection of a podiatrist. In these web pages, you’ll find information about Neamand Foot and Ankle Center’s office, including our Park Ridge location, maps, directions, hours, insurance policies, and appointment scheduling. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you have or to request an appointment. We hope you’ll find our practice offers the accessibility and personal commitment you look for from a physician.
MEET THE DOCTORS
Dr. Neamand is an accomplished podiatric surgeon in with nearly 20 years of professional experience. He specializes in sports medicine and the newest techniques in operative and non-operative foot and ankle care. He maintains the highest level of accreditation and pursues ongoing education to stay abrest in the latest trends in podiatric medicine. His private practice is conveniently located in the heart of Park Ridge, IL. Read more about the doctor.
WHAT WE DO
We treat all injuries and ailments relating to the foot and ankle. Please click <here> to be directed to our services page. The following are just a few of the most common diagnosis.
What is Morton’s Neuroma? Morton’s neuroma is a common condition that causes pain in the ball of your foot—most often in the area between the third and fourth toes. The feeling is often compared to that of having a small rock—or marble—stuck in your shoe. A neuroma is a small benign tumor of a nerve—although
What is a Stress Fracture? Stress fractures are tiny cracks that appear in your bones. These injuries are common in the bones in the lower body because these bones are responsible for distributing and bearing your body weight. Feet are particularly vulnerable to stress fractures because they are responsible for absorbing your body weight during
What is a Plantar Wart? A plantar wart is a hard, grainy growth that usually appears on the bottom of the foot, in areas where the most pressure is absorbed. Plantar warts occur when the human papillomavirus (HPV) makes contact with the skin on the soles of feet. The virus is usually introduced into the
What is Tendonitis? Tendons are tough, but flexible bands of fibrous tissue that attach muscles to bone. Tendonitis is a very common cause of foot or ankle pain—it usually occurs due to inflammation around a tendon. This condition most often is the result of an overuse injury, but improper stretching prior to or incorrect form
Toenail fungus—also called onychomycosis or tinea unguium—is an infection below the surface of the nail caused by contact with different types of fungi. Nail fungus usually begins with white or yellow spots under the tip of the toenails. If left untreated, the infection can grow deeper, which can cause the nail to become weak or