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Could You Have a Morton’s Neuroma? Symptoms, Causes and Treatment!

| Da Vinci Foot and Ankle Lake OconeeMorton's Neuroma

A Morton’s neuroma is a non-cancerous thickening of nerve tissue along the foot that carries sensations from the toes.  Once swelling begins, the nearby bones and ligaments put pressure on the nerve, causing inflammation and terrible irritation. This produces symptoms like burning pain, numbness, tingling and other abnormal sensations in the toes.    NEUROMA SYMPTOMS A […]

5 Foot Care Tips for Fall

| Da Vinci Foot and Ankle Lake OconeeFall Foot Health

The beginning of Fall is just weeks away, kicking off the official start of boot season. Soon the weather will be shifting as much as our wardrobes and it’s the perfect time to put some practical steps in place to keep your feet looking and feeling their best through the season. 5 Fall Foot Care […]

Bunion Surgery – Is it right for you?

| Bunion SurgeryDa Vinci Foot and Ankle Lake Oconee

Do you or someone you know suffer from painful bunions? While they’re a quite common foot deformity, people unnecessarily suffer with pain for years before seeking treatment. Da Vinci Foot and Ankle specializes in both conservative treatments and bunion surgical options to effectively correct and eliminate painful bunions. Do You Have a Bunion? Bunions can form in individuals […]

Da Vinci Foot and Ankle – More Than Podiatry

| Da Vinci Foot and Ankle Lake Oconee

About Us At Da Vinci Foot and Ankle, Dr. Christopher Menke and Dr. Allison Menke (brother and sister) started with a vision that medical practices need to get back to being truly patient care driven. Their mission is to establish tailored treatment options for patients with foot and ankle ailments. Not every patient is the […]

5 Big Toe Bummers – Common Causes of Big Toe Pain

| Da Vinci Foot and Ankle Lake Oconee

Our big toes are a surprisingly sensitive part of our bodies. Even the tiniest problem can cause us terrible pain. In this blog, we’re going to give an overview of some of the most common causes of big toe pain and their solutions. 5 Big Toe Bummers Ingrown Toenails An ingrown toenail happens when the […]

Did Nordstrom Sell Out? We Carry Vionic’s!

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While Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, the summer Nordstrom Anniversary sale is a close runner up. The only problem is with its popularity, items sell-out within hours and it’s tough to get your hands on those shoes you’ve been eyeing if you aren’t at the computer ready to click “purchase” when […]

Orthotics : Are You a Candidate?

| Da Vinci Foot and Ankle Lake OconeeOrthotics

If you’re suffering from heel and foot pain or have experienced chronic issues in your ankles, knees, hips or lower back with seemingly no solution, you may be a candidate for over-the-counter or custom-fitted orthotics. From fixing flat feet to alleviating high arches, orthotics can help to mold your feet as they were originally intended […]