Our Services

We treat bunions, fungal nails, heel pain and more.

IMG_6993-1The doctors at Foot First Podiatry look forward to getting to know you and offer suggestions on both non-surgical and surgical options and happily address all questions or concerns you may have.  From routine checkups to treatments for surgery, our offices are equipped to handle all your podiatric needs. To help you understand your options, we’ve included descriptions of some of our leading services on this page.

Advanced Techniques for Specialized Cases

General Services

The Sklar Bunionectomy utilizing the Swiss Technique: The best procedure for correcting bunions.
When surgery is your best option to relieve bunion pain, you’ll be happy to know that the doctors at Foot First Podiatry have performed thousands of bunion surgeries over the years.
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Specialized Care for Sports Injuries to the Feet and Ankles
Whether you’re a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, you know the pain and frustration that injuries can cause. When you injure your foot or ankle, it can sideline you for long periods of time if you don’t get proper treatment. To make sure you get the care you need, look to the doctors at Foot First Podiatry.
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Ankle Sprains
Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn. If not properly treated, ankle sprains could develop into long-term problems.
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Bunions are misaligned big toe joints that can become swollen and tender, causing the first joint of the big toe to slant outward, and the second joint to angle toward the other toes.
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Hammertoe is a deformity of the second, third or fourth toes. In this condition, the toe is bent at the middle joint, resembling a hammer. Left untreated, hammertoes can become inflexible and require surgery.
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Heel Spurs
Plantar fasciitis (or heel pain) is commonly traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot. Our practice can evaluate arch pain, and may prescribe customized shoe inserts called orthoses to help alleviate the pain.
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Corns and calluses are protective layers of compacted, dead skin cells. They are caused by repeated friction from skin rubbing against bony areas or against an irregularity in a shoe. Corns ordinarily form on the toes and calluses on the soles of the feet.
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Thick, Discolored Nails & Dry, Cracking Skin
A unique and extremely thorough treatment plan for your thick, discolored nails and your scaly, dry, and cracking skin.
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Our Patients

"I love Dr. Sklar for fixing my once awful feet! I had bunions that inhibited me from wearing gym shoes comfortably and I barely allowed them to see the light of day because I was ashamed for anyone to see them. Now, I am into gym shoes and no longer hiding my feet while in sandals. There is no other foot doctor I would trust, thanks Dr. Sklar!"

~ Troyah Reddick, Bunion

"Dr. Sklar was my third opinion for my surgery and after the consultation I knew I was where I belonged! So thankful that I found Foot First and their extremely friendly and knowledgable staff!! I highly recommend them...if you haven't figured that out!!"

~ Jane Ruser, Bunion

"Great work Dr. Sklar fixing my hammer toe and bunion. I am an avid runner but Dr. Sklar said to set my sights low for the first year. So 9 - months later I ran a 2:02:39 1/2 marathon @ 58 years old. Highest praise for great work and recovery."

~ Bill Olander Jr., Hammer Toe & Bunion