Conditions: Dr. Paul J Gruszka

  • If you notice a deformity that looks like a bony bump on your big toe joint and are experiencing symptoms such as foot pain and swelling, chances are you have a bunion. Another sign you may have a bunion is if your big toe angles toward your…

  • A neuroma is a nerve condition that can happen in many parts of the body, often causing tingling and numbness as well as swelling. It is a noncancerous growth that develops when the nerve tissue becomes pinched or irritated.

    When a neuroma…

  • Almost everyone will develop a painful foot problem at some point in their lifetime. The type of foot pain a person experiences will depend on the underlying cause—for example, some conditions cause swelling and inflammation, while others…

  • Plantar fasciitis is an overuse injury of the plantar fascia of the foot, which is a thick ligament that connects the heel to the front of the foot. Specifically, this soft-tissue problem causes inflammation of the plantar fascia, which is…