The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Montefiore
Foot Pain/Footwear and Diabetic Foot Rehabilitation
The Foot Pain/Footwear service provides non-operative care for patients with foot conditions such as overuse injury, rheumatologic, and sports injury. The initial evaluation includes a thorough biomechanical, vascular and neurologic examination. A footwear evaluation such as taping, preparatory orthosis with pad or wedge are offered to patients as needed. There is a wide range of non-operative treatments offered including physical therapy, ultrasound guided injections, preparatory orthosis, taping and unna boot. Patient education in selection of appropriate footwear is an essential part of the service and education is provided by the physician with written instructions.