You Don’t Have to Live in Pain—Learn More About Foot and Ankle Problems

In this collection of blog posts, Dr. Jeffrie Leibovitz shares his extensive knowledge of common foot and ankle problems. Learn about what you can do if you are experiencing pain, tenderness, swelling, or other foot and ankle issues that are infringing on your enjoyment of life.

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  • Did You Choose the Wrong Parents?? Foot conditions and problems develop for a variety of reasons. It’s easy to think about injuries and environmental factors, but sometimes they are caused by genetic factors. For this reason, you may want to look at your own feet—and your parents’—to see if there are possible issues in the future for your children. If you find anything, early intervention can help!
  • Catch Foot Pain Now for Less Pain Later Early intervention is best if you want your child to overcome pain more quickly, get back to his or her favorite activities, and avoid pain later in life. In order to get your child that early intervention, though, you need to be able to recognize warning signs—so Dr. Leibovitz covers various ways to tell when a child has foot problems.
  • Enjoy Fall in Fort Harrison! Dr. Leibovitz's neighbor, Fort Harrison, offers a wide range of activities for Indianapolis resident and visitors all year long—and fall is an especially great time to check out the park and take advantage of everything it has to offer! Hopefully you are able to stay safe while walking, running, or cycling through this incredible local resource, but Dr. Leibovitz is just next door if you need foot or ankle care.
  • Why Your Feet are Special Enough for Custom Orthotics Your feet are special and deserve to be treated with custom orthotics. Sadly, some places that claim to offer “custom” orthotics are a bit disingenuous in that regards. Fortunately, you can trust that when you see your go-to foot doc, you will be prescribed orthotics that actually work with your unique feet. This comes from both expertise and testing you don’t receive at certain stores.
  • The Best Nail Treatment is Early Nail Treatment When it comes to treating toenail issues, the best step you can take is to see Dr. Leibovitz early for treatment. Most problems you can experience in your toenails are most easily and effectively treated at their earliest stages. Being vigilant and taking early action will help your nails get back to their healthy, natural, and pain-free selves in the shortest amount of time.
  • Caring for Yourself So You Can Care for Others In order to be there for your loved ones when they need you, you need to take measures to care for yourself. This truth applies in many different ways – including doing the little things it takes to keep your feet healthy. Dr. Leibovitz discusses what you need to do so your feet can provide you with the mobility and independence you need when caring for your loved ones.
  • Fear Itself (Not Fear of Needles) Is the Only Thing to Fear There are many things in this world that people can fear, whether they should or not. When it comes to needles and injections performed in a medical office, trypanophobia needn’t be necessary. Dr. Leibovitz discusses this particular fear – looking at why some people have it and the measures he takes so you don’t need to be afraid of getting an injection in your foot or ankle at his Indianapolis office.
  • Flat Foot – Do You Have It and How We Treat It Indianapolis' favorite go-to foot doc lets you know how you can tell if you have flat foot. More than that, Dr. Leibovitz also discusses how we can help you overcome any pain and difficulty caused by the condition. Don't suffer from flat foot pain anymore – instead, request an appointment and find the treatment you need today!
  • Your Guide to Posterior Tibial Tendonitis There are numerous foot and ankle injuries you could potentially sustain, which is something that comes from having so many moving parts down there. One injury that can really take away your ability to perform favorite activities is posterior tibial tendonitis. Dr. Leibovitz discusses this condition so you can better understand why you have developed the pain and what he can do to take it away for you.
  • How to Prevent Blood Clots While Traveling When you’re traveling for a family vacation, there’s already a lot to worry about without even thinking about something like deep vein thrombosis. This condition is when a blood clot develops in a vein – which can put you at risk for serious problems. Fortunately, Dr. Leibovitz has some tips for you on how to prevent blood clots while traveling.