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Dr. Joseph V. Bava, DPM

Podiatrist (Foot and Ankle Specialist)

Dr. Joseph V Bava DPM is a top Podiatrist (Foot and Ankle Specialist) in Virginia Beach, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Joseph V Bava DPM is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Joseph V Bava DPM is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Joseph V Bava DPM is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Virginia Beach, VA, Dr. Joseph V Bava DPM is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Joseph V. Bava, DPM
  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • Accepting new patients

How are bunions removed?

Hi, if you continue with pain then surgical options are available to correct your bunion. Surgical procedures vary depending on what your Xrays show. These are outpatient procedures READ MORE
Hi, if you continue with pain then surgical options are available to correct your bunion. Surgical procedures vary depending on what your Xrays show. These are outpatient procedures and can be done in a surgery center with local anesthesia and you can go home the same day. Just be sure to follow all your foot doctors instructions after surgery and you will do well. 

Why are my ankles swollen?

Hello, veins carry blood back to your heart from your feet and legs. They have valves that let the blood flow one way and depend on surrounding muscles to aid in the blood flow. READ MORE
Hello, veins carry blood back to your heart from your feet and legs. They have valves that let the blood flow one way and depend on surrounding muscles to aid in the blood flow. They can become insufficient and the valves do not close properly causing blood to back flow and be responsible for the fluid and swelling. When you are off your feet sleeping they are elevated but throughout the day gravity works against us. Have your circulation checked with venous studies. Compression hose, elevation and range of motion exercises can help along with fluid management if indicated. Hope that helps!

Foot pain in the morning

If the pain is near your heel, it may be plantar fasciitis which can cause pain with your first few steps in the morning or after periods of sitting as the heel can fill with fluid READ MORE
If the pain is near your heel, it may be plantar fasciitis which can cause pain with your first few steps in the morning or after periods of sitting as the heel can fill with fluid and hurt until it is worked out through stretching or walking. Can bother you through out the day as well with prolonged standing or walking. See a foot doctor for further evaluation!

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

You may have developed ankle instability which can occur from multiple ankle sprains. The ankle ligaments become stretched or partially torn and cannot function properly to keep READ MORE
You may have developed ankle instability which can occur from multiple ankle sprains. The ankle ligaments become stretched or partially torn and cannot function properly to keep the ankle from rolling. An exam and an MRI will help to determine the condition of the ankle ligaments and treatments such as bracing, physical therapy and/or surgical correction are dependent on the findings.