The frequent rising on the toes of an aerobics routine often creates pain and tightness in the large muscles in the back of the legs, which can create pain and tightness in the calf and inflammation in the Achilles tendon. Again, stretching the calf muscles gently and gradually before and after the workout will ordinarily […]
If you or a loved one are experiencing foot and ankle pain, you have come to the right place. Blue Ridge Foot and Ankle Clinic has been an integral part of the Charlottesville and Fishersville communities for over a decade. We believe our patients deserve to have the information needed to make good choices about their foot and ankle care. Our goal is to educate each patient and begin a relevant treatment program with the highest quality of care available. We strongly believe that the more a patient understands their ailment the more likely a patient is to comply with our treatment regimens. This has proven to result in faster healing and in better outcomes for our patients. Whatever your foot and ankle trouble, we'll work together to find the answers that will comfort you and bring you relief.
A foot and ankle specialist takes care of bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, tendons, nerves, skin and nails in the leg, ankle and foot. As surgeons, We often provide operative treatment for these problem areas. However, surgery is rarely the only treatment, and often is not the best treatment for your problem. A Foot and Ankle surgeon is qualified to evaluate your particular problem, and decide with you what the most appropriate treatment for that problem should be.
Our goal is to help you understand your problem, and advise you about the treatment options. There are often different ways to treat foot and ankle injuries and conditions.
Our job is to determine what is bothering you the most, define what your problem is, and explain to you the benefits and consequences of the different treatment options. Together, we can decide what will be the best treatment plan, and then proceed with that.
Robert J. Baglio, DPM
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Aside from ankle sprains, shins splints are perhaps the most common injury to the lower body, as the muscles attached to the shin bone bring the foot up and down. The pain is usually an inflammation of the shin muscle and tendon due to stress fractures. Treat shin pain with cold compress immediately after a […]
What is Sesamoiditis? Sesamoids are sometimes referred to as the ball bearings of the foot. They are a set of accessory bones found beneath the large first metatarsal bone. Incredible forces are exerted on the sesamoid bones during aerobics, and inflammation and fractures can occur. Proper shoe selection and custom orthotic devices can be useful […]