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Dr. Jonathan Mark Kletz, DPM

Podiatrist (Foot and Ankle Specialist)

Dr. Jonathan Kletz is a podiatrist practicing in Dallas, TX. Dr. Kletz is a medical doctor specializing in the treatment of the foot , ankle and related parts of the leg. As a podiatrist, Dr. Kletz diagnoses and treats conditions of the feet. The feet are key body parts that give a person stability, absorb shock, allow for walking and standing and are necessary for overall well-being. So, the feet need expert care. Podiatrists can specialize in surgery, wound care, sports medicine, diabetic care and pediatrics.
Dr. Jonathan Mark Kletz, DPM
  • Dallas, TX
  • Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Are arch supports the only way to treat neuroma?

There are several ways to treat and neuroma. Arch supports are one way. You can try steroid injections, physical therapy, oral anti-inflammatory medication, alcohol sclerosing READ MORE
There are several ways to treat and neuroma. Arch supports are one way. You can try steroid injections, physical therapy, oral anti-inflammatory medication, alcohol sclerosing injections, and even surgery if necessary.

Jonathan M. Kletz, DPM

What can I do to prevent bunions?

Wearing appropriate shoes or custom-made orthotics is the best way to try to prevent a recurrence.

Jonathan M. Kletz, DPM

I have pain in my ankle and it may need surgery. Will my diabetes make it difficult to heal my ankle?

Diabetes can sometimes affect healing. If your diabetes is well-controlled, you have good circulation, and you have a good diet, then most of the time it will not be a major issue. Jonathan READ MORE
Diabetes can sometimes affect healing. If your diabetes is well-controlled, you have good circulation, and you have a good diet, then most of the time it will not be a major issue.

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What is the best way to clean your feet when you have diabetes?

Using mild soap and warm water in the shower, including between the toes, and dry thoroughly, especially between the toes to help prevent moisture build-up in fungal infection. Jonathan READ MORE
Using mild soap and warm water in the shower, including between the toes, and dry thoroughly, especially between the toes to help prevent moisture build-up in fungal infection.

Jonathan M. Kletz, DPM

Should I see a podiatrist for my feet If I have diabetes?

Every diabetic should see a podiatrist at least once a year. Tremendous pain in your feet could be to nerve issues.

Jonathan M. Kletz, DPM

I have an ingrown toenail. How would it be removed?

Generally physician will anesthetize the toe. Once it is anesthetized, a portion of the nail be removed and generally a chemical is put on the nail root to try to prevent it from READ MORE
Generally physician will anesthetize the toe. Once it is anesthetized, a portion of the nail be removed and generally a chemical is put on the nail root to try to prevent it from reoccurring.

Jonathan M. Kletz, DPM

Can bunions indicate an underlying foot problem?

Bunions are usually caused by several different factors. The mechanics of the foot is a major factor in contributing to bunion deformity. Taking care of your feet, as well as wearing READ MORE
Bunions are usually caused by several different factors. The mechanics of the foot is a major factor in contributing to bunion deformity. Taking care of your feet, as well as wearing good shoes is a good start. Sometimes individuals have by mechanical issues that require some type of custom-made arch support to try to prevent or the bunion deformity.

Jonathan M. Kletz, DPM

I have a bulging bone just below my toe. What could it be?

This could be a bone spur or some type of bone growth. I would recommend an X-ray and have the area examined.

Jonathan M. Kletz, DPM

Why do I have swollen feet inspite of taking anti-inflammatory medicines?

The swelling in your feet may not be secondary to inflammation from the plantar fasciitis. Swelling can be coming from other medical issues such as diet, vein issues and heart READ MORE
The swelling in your feet may not be secondary to inflammation from the plantar fasciitis. Swelling can be coming from other medical issues such as diet, vein issues and heart issues. Recommend see her primary care physician for evaluation.


Jonathan M. Kletz, DPM

I think I have an ingrown toenail. What does this usually look like?

Ingrown toenail can have many different appearances. Sometimes there is redness, swelling, and even drainage. Sometimes you can palpate the portion of the nail that is ingrowing READ MORE
Ingrown toenail can have many different appearances. Sometimes there is redness, swelling, and even drainage. Sometimes you can palpate the portion of the nail that is ingrowing and when you push on it causes pain.

Jonathan M. Kletz, DPM


How are calluses treated?

Calluses are usually caused by excess pressure. Trimming a callus can give temporary relief. Getting some type of insole or orthotic that is custom-made can alleviate pressure READ MORE
Calluses are usually caused by excess pressure. Trimming a callus can give temporary relief. Getting some type of insole or orthotic that is custom-made can alleviate pressure as well.

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I have a recurrent problem of ingrown toenails. What should I do?

Recurrent ingrowing toenails are usually easily fixed with an ingrown toenail procedure that uses a chemical to destroy the nail root to try to prevent that portion of the nail READ MORE
Recurrent ingrowing toenails are usually easily fixed with an ingrown toenail procedure that uses a chemical to destroy the nail root to try to prevent that portion of the nail from coming back. It's usually very successful in resolving the condition long-term.


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I have a little bone growth just under my toe. Will it have to be treated with surgery?

Conservative treatment, if it is a bone growth, would be to reduce pressure with insoles or changing shoes. Would recommend X-rays to evaluate the growth to make sure that it is READ MORE
Conservative treatment, if it is a bone growth, would be to reduce pressure with insoles or changing shoes. Would recommend X-rays to evaluate the growth to make sure that it is not a cyst or bone tumor. The other option would be to remove the bone growth. Would recommend seeing physician.

Jonathan M. Kletz, DPM

Can a bunion be treated without surgery?

Conservative treatment for a bunion would consist of changing shoes, orthotics, and reducing pressure as well as oral anti-inflammatory medication. Jonathan M. Kletz, DPM READ MORE
Conservative treatment for a bunion would consist of changing shoes, orthotics, and reducing pressure as well as oral anti-inflammatory medication.

Jonathan M. Kletz, DPM


I have a weird growth on my ankle. What could it be?

This could be as simple as a cyst under the skin or potentially some type of bone growth/tumor/cyst. Would recommend an X-ray to evaluate the bone structures of the ankle. Jonathan READ MORE
This could be as simple as a cyst under the skin or potentially some type of bone growth/tumor/cyst. Would recommend an X-ray to evaluate the bone structures of the ankle.

Jonathan M. Kletz, DPM

What shoes should I wear for hammertoe?

Hammertoe deformity is usually caused by a tendon imbalance and, overtime, the toe contracts, forming a hammertoe. Changing shoes to a softer material can help alleviate pressure READ MORE
Hammertoe deformity is usually caused by a tendon imbalance and, overtime, the toe contracts, forming a hammertoe. Changing shoes to a softer material can help alleviate pressure and prevent corns and pain.

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My grandfather's wound is not healing. What should we do?

I was make an appointment to see a foot specialist or a wound care specialist to evaluate wound for x-rays and treatment.

Is foot amputation the only solution for gangrene?

Generally, if there is gangrene amputation is the only solution. Prior to surgery. You would want to make sure that blood supply can be improved as best as possible.

For a runner, what aftercare do you recommend to ensure feet health?

Wearing a custom-made orthotic or arch support can be very beneficial in improving the mechanics and function of your feet. This can avoid injuries and pain.

My feet sweat a lot. Is that normal or is it a problem?

Individuals perspire different amounts. You can try applying an antiperspirant/deodorant to see if this helps reduce moisture.