If you are looking for a podiatrist in New Hampshire, I would like to personally welcome you to Lake Podiatry, P.A. The aim of this Web site is to provide you a brief introduction to this podiatric medical practice. I hope you find the overview of the practice including myself and my staff members, office hours, insurance and appointment procedures, maps, directions and contact information useful.
As a licensed podiatrist in New Hampshire, I believe our patients deserve to have the information needed to make well informed choices about their foot and ankle care. My personal goal is to educate each patient fully concerning their condition and then discuss options for relevant treatment program with the highest quality of care available. Whatever your foot and ankle trouble, we'll work together to find the answers that will bring you comfort and relief. Here at Lake Podiatry, P.A. we take pride in providing you with a comfortable office experience. My friendly and qualified staff members are ready to answer your questions and concerns regarding scheduling, insurance billing, and account status. We invite you to e-mail or call the office with any questions and to make an appointment.
Matthew L. Burrell, D.P.M., F.A.C.P.M., F.A.P.W.C.A., F.A.P.W.H.
A bunion (also referred to as hallux valgus or hallux abducto valgus) is often described as a bump on the side of the big toe. But a bunion is more than that. The visible bump actually reflects changes in the bony framework of the front part of the foot.
Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as a stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation, or, rarely, a cyst.
Ingrown toenails are due to the penetration of the edges of the nail plate into the soft tissue of the toe. It begins with a painful irritation that often becomes infected.
Corns and calluses are areas of thick skin that result form excessive pressure or friction over a boney prominence. When these areas develop on the bottom of the foot they are called calluses.
Hammertoe is a contracture (bending) of one or both joints of the second, third, fourth, or fifth (little) toes. This abnormal bending can put pressure on the toe when wearing shoes, causing problems to develop.
A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that may develop in various parts of the body. The most common neuroma in the foot is a Morton's neuroma, which occurs between the third and fourth toes. It is sometimes referred to as an intermetatarsal neuroma.
A prescription foot orthosis is an in-shoe brace which is designed to correct for abnormal foot and lower extremity function (the lower extremity includes the foot, ankle, leg, knee, thigh and hip).
The common wart is known as verruca vulgaris. They are caused by a viral infection of the skin. This occurs as a result of direct contact with the virus. They do not spread through the blood stream. They occur more commonly in children than adults.
Dr. Burrell has now been in private practice for 35 years. Dr. Burrell relocated back to New England in 1998 and initiated a new private practice in the year 2000, and named this corporation Lake Podiatry, PA. Dr. Burrell now has only one office in Plymouth, NH. He has staff privileges at Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro, NH and then in Plymouth, NH and Dr. Burrell is on active staff at Speare Memorial Hospital.
Lake Podiatry prides themselves on utilizing the latest, most effective and safe technologies to treat painful foot and ankle disorders. Find the specialized help that your feet deserve. Podiatrists are foot specialists who have spent years studying and preparing to care for your unique feet.
Read articles on common foot and ankle conditions. Did you know the foot has 28 bones, 37 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles, and numerous tendons? Education is key to great health care decisions, and our staff will take the time to answer your questions before you choose the best option for your foundation.
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