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Ingrown Toenails

An ingrown toenail—also referred to as onychocryptosis—is a common problem that occurs when the edges or corners of the nail grow into the skin next to the nail. When this happens, the edge of the nail breaks

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Heel Pain

What is a Heel Spur? A heel spur is calcium deposit located underneath the heel that causes small pieces of bone to protrude. Pain associated with heel spurs is often confused with another condition called plantar fasciitis—which

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Diabetic Foot Care

People with diabetes are much more likely to suffer nerve damage, circulation problems, and infections—all problems that directly affect the feet. The lack of feeling and poor blood flow caused by poor diabetes management can allow a

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What are Bunions? A bunion—also called Hallux Valgus—is a bump that appears inside the foot, around the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint (near the big toe). This bump is actually a bone protruding towards the inside of the big

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Welcome to Springfield Podiatry Associates.

At Springfield Podiatry Associates, we believe that a doctor and patient become a team. 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 their conditions and treatment options 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 Springfield area is important to your selection of a podiatrist. In these web pages, you’ll find information about Springfield Podiatry Associates’ office, including our office 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.

We are a private practice of podiatrists serving Springfield, Massachusetts, and the surrounding communities. We are located across from Baystate Medical Center (view map). Our doctors, Benjamin Dickert, D.P.M., and Patrick Jones, D.P.M., are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions pertaining to the foot, ankle, and lower leg. Services offered at our practice include complete family foot care, treatment of sport-related injuries, and surgical correction of foot deformities.

Examples of some common conditions that podiatrists often diagnose and treat include the following:

  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Bunions
  • Calluses
  • Corns
  • Diabetic foot wounds
  • Heel pain
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Ulcers
  • Warts

Podiatrists may prescribe orthotic devices and medication and may perform inpatient or outpatient surgical procedures to treat such conditions.

In addition to providing the highest standard of patient care, we are committed to patient education. We hope you will consult the pages available from the left navigation bar to find out about our practice and other resources related to podiatry.

Feel free to contact us should you have any questions or wish to make an appointment.

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