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Dr. Brent Stephen Banks, DPM

Podiatrist (Foot and Ankle Specialist)

Dr. Brent Stephen Banks DPM is a top Podiatrist (Foot and Ankle Specialist) in Fort Worth, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Brent Stephen Banks DPM is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Brent Stephen Banks DPM is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Brent Stephen Banks DPM is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Fort Worth, TX, Dr. Brent Stephen Banks DPM is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
11 years Experience
Dr. Brent Stephen Banks, DPM
  • Arlington, TX
  • Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

How are bunions removed?

In most cases, the bunion needs to be removed surgically.

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Is hammertoe genetic?

Many factors can lead to the presence of bunions and hammertoes; two of the most common are environmental and genetic. There are different types of splints on the market which READ MORE
Many factors can lead to the presence of bunions and hammertoes; two of the most common are environmental and genetic. There are different types of splints on the market which can help with the symptoms of a hammertoe, and custom inserts may be able to help keep the problem from worsening. Many people who have painful bunions and hammertoes do wind up needing to have them surgically corrected, which is really the only way to actually straighten the toes. If it comes to that, rest assured that it can be done with relatively little pain and disruption to your normal life. Seek the advice of a podiatrist in person if you continue to have problems!

What is the best way of recovering from a sprain?

The best initial treatment of an ankle sprain is RICE — rest, ice, compression and elevation. If he can’t put weight on the ankle, or it feels unstable, seek professional evaluation. READ MORE
The best initial treatment of an ankle sprain is RICE — rest, ice, compression and elevation. If he can’t put weight on the ankle, or it feels unstable, seek professional evaluation.

Why do I keep getting an ingrown toenail?

It may be possible to perform a simple in-office procedure to permanently remove an ingrown toenail. Ask your physician about a matrixectomy, which is the term for this type of READ MORE
It may be possible to perform a simple in-office procedure to permanently remove an ingrown toenail. Ask your physician about a matrixectomy, which is the term for this type of procedure.

I have had repeated sprains in my ankle. Will it keep happening? What can I do?

Sometimes with a serious ankle sprain, you can tear the ligaments on the outside of the ankle. This will occasionally need surgical correction, so if it keeps bothering you, seek READ MORE
Sometimes with a serious ankle sprain, you can tear the ligaments on the outside of the ankle. This will occasionally need surgical correction, so if it keeps bothering you, seek the advice of a professional, who may consider more advanced testing, such as an MRI.