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Ricardo Maribona, DPM, FACFAS – Se Habla Español

Ricardo Maribona, DPM, FACFAS   El Dr. Maribona es uno de los únicos especialistas en tobillo y pie que hablan español con fluidez en el área y está aquí para servir a la comunidad. por favor llámenos y programe su consulta hoy!   239-732-5585, or click here for bio!  

Talking Heel Pain, and Hammertoes with Dr. Barbounis.

Talking Heel Pain, and Hammertoes with Dr. Barbounis.

Heel Pain – Hammertoes   The Heel bone, also known as the “Calcaneus” is the largest bone in the foot and is located in the rear of the foot. The heel being the largest bone in the foot naturally accepts the brunt of the weight placed on the foot. That being said, it is very…
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Heel Pain and the Holidays

Heel Pain and the Holidays

Heel Pain and the Holidays, sounds catchy right? Couldn’t be further from the truth..   Heel Pain Heel Pain is one of the most common ailments that Foot and Ankle professionals encounter on a daily basis. Add in the holidays, with excessive standing over a hot stove, greeting family, and the up and…
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Post Irma Clean Up Can Be Tough on Your Feet

Post Irma Clean Up Can Be Tough on Your Feet

As we are still cleaning up the mess that hurricane Irma left us, Dr. Daryoush Zafar, Naples Board Certified Foot and Ankle Surgeon offers advice for everyone involved in the clean up. “Proper shoe gear is very important when clearing tree branches and debris. You have to make sure you are protecting your feet. There…
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Plantar Warts Commonly Mistaken for Corns and Calluses

Plantar Warts Commonly Mistaken for Corns and Calluses

What are Plantar Warts? Warts are a common soft tissue condition that can be very painful. Warts are caused by a virus called Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). Although, it is commonly benign, on rare occasion they can be cancerous. How to Identify warts? Warts are often mistaken for corns and calluses which are layers of…
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Heel Pain in Youth Athletes: A Warning Sign

Heel Pain in Youth Athletes: A Warning Sign

Surgeon Urges Prompt Treatment for Growth Plate Injuries Indoors and outdoors, youth athletes stay active year-round in competitive sports, and for many of them heel pain has become “just another part of the game.” Foot and ankle surgeon, Daryoush Zafar, DPM, FACFAS, advises that when a child complains of heel pain, it should be diagnosed…
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No Stitches! No Pins! Hammertoe Correction!

No Stitches! No Pins! Hammertoe Correction!

Those nagging toes, awful corns and painful callouses can be fixed in a matter of minutes without any stitches or pins with minimal incisional hammertoe correction. Doctors of Associates in Medicine and Surgery have been performing minimal incision hammertoe correction for over 30 years in Southwest Florida. They have performed this procedure thousands of times…
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How to Shop for Supplement with Confidence?

How to Shop for Supplement with Confidence?

The medical community is recognizing the role that nutritional supplementation plays in promoting a healthier lifestyle. Dr. Ricardo Maribona, Fort Myers Board Certified foot and ankle surgeon explains, “My staff and I have chosen to take a proactive approach to emphasize prevention and wellness rather than the treatment of illness symptoms.” These are some of…
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Bunion Surgery Advice

Bunion Surgery Advice

Bunion Surgery Advice Television show doctors are under fire because a new research study demonstrated that two out of three recommendations from The Dr. Oz Show has credible evidence, and about half of the recommendations on The Doctors has believable evidence,” according to a statement made by the study’s authors. Some foot surgeons have been…
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5 Foot Problems Men Should Never Ignore

Feet are the Rodney Dangerfield of body parts; they get no respect. That’s especially true for men’s feet. Men often resist going to the doctor when they’re sick or in pain. But most foot conditions are treatable, and easier to treat, when diagnosed early. Heel pain is often caused by tissue inflammation called plantar fasciitis,…
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