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Dr. Mark Richard Gorman, D.P.M.

Podiatrist (Foot and Ankle Specialist)

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

Is a bunion a bone growth?

As related to a bunion, sometimes it is a bone growth sometimes it is just a reposition of a bone due to walking. Also, many times it is due to hereditary. Need to see a podiatrist READ MORE
As related to a bunion, sometimes it is a bone growth sometimes it is just a reposition of a bone due to walking. Also, many times it is due to hereditary. Need to see a podiatrist and have X-rays and then the information will be able to be extended to you.

How are corns under a toenail removed?

Corns under which toenail? Some corns or under the toenails can be removed surgically, other times it is something that needs to be taken care of very conservatively. Please check READ MORE
Corns under which toenail? Some corns or under the toenails can be removed surgically, other times it is something that needs to be taken care of very conservatively. Please check with your local podiatrist for further information.

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

The answer is yes. You should see a podiatrist at least 1 time a year.

Should I stay away from pedicures?

All pedicure salons are licensed by the state and subject to inspection. No problem with pedicures. Just don’t cut your nails too short.

I frequently get blisters on my feet when I wear shoes. Why does this keep happening?

Sounds like there might be a mild allergic problem or there might be some extra sweating I would suggest that you do not wear the same shoes 2 days in a row

How can I prevent foot issues?

Most appropriate thing to do is to be sure you where the shoes that do not cause discomfort. You can exercise. Also suggested he see a podiatrist in your area for further treatment READ MORE
Most appropriate thing to do is to be sure you where the shoes that do not cause discomfort. You can exercise. Also suggested he see a podiatrist in your area for further treatment

What is the treatment for hammer toe?

Pain in the ball of the feet can come from hammertoes. Most important is to check with your local podiatrist and have them give you an appropriate treatment protocol difficult READ MORE
Pain in the ball of the feet can come from hammertoes. Most important is to check with your local podiatrist and have them give you an appropriate treatment protocol difficult to make answers without seeing x-rays

I have a bone growth under my heel and it hurts. What should I do?

Response to having a bone growth under your heels. There are multiple treatments that can occur depending on what exactly the diagnosis is. Usually, the bone growth under the heel READ MORE
Response to having a bone growth under your heels. There are multiple treatments that can occur depending on what exactly the diagnosis is. Usually, the bone growth under the heel comes from a condition called plantar fasciitis. Please check with your primary care doctor or find a podiatrist in your area who can treat you appropriately. One of the protocols now that we are doing his we are using regenerative/stem cell therapy. This does not remove the bone growth, but the last thing one should do is remove bone growth in the heel area.

Dr. Mark Gorman

I feel like the bottoms of my feet are swollen. What could be wrong?

It is impossible to give you an accurate answer of swollen feet without a professional evaluation and examination. Giving you any type of a answer is not nonprofessional. Please READ MORE
It is impossible to give you an accurate answer of swollen feet without a professional evaluation and examination. Giving you any type of a answer is not nonprofessional. Please seek professional diagnosis as before proceeding

Can bath salts help in treating heel pain?

Soaking the foot can give her some relief but in order to have the resolution of heel pain a person needs a accurate diagnosis.

Why could my feet be so itchy?

Making any medical diagnosis from an email question is irresponsible on the part of the physician. It is important that you seek a professional either podiatrist or dermatologist READ MORE
Making any medical diagnosis from an email question is irresponsible on the part of the physician. It is important that you seek a professional either podiatrist or dermatologist for definitive answer and treatment appropriately

Could foot odor be a sign of an infection?

Foot older if there is drainage could be the site of infection. If it is just from sweaty feet you can use a over-the-counter antiperspirant on the bottom of your feet each evening READ MORE
Foot older if there is drainage could be the site of infection. If it is just from sweaty feet you can use a over-the-counter antiperspirant on the bottom of your feet each evening before bedtime

Is hammertoe genetic?

Most hammertoes are genetic and do come from hereditary. One must seek a professional opinion particularly at the age 29 and that way but appropriate treatment prior to surgery READ MORE
Most hammertoes are genetic and do come from hereditary. One must seek a professional opinion particularly at the age 29 and that way but appropriate treatment prior to surgery can be completed.

What is the best way of recovering from a sprain?

An ankle sprain by itself can be treated with ice and rest. However if it continues you should seek a professional podiatrist or orthopedic physician for x-rays to be sure that READ MORE
An ankle sprain by itself can be treated with ice and rest. However if it continues you should seek a professional podiatrist or orthopedic physician for x-rays to be sure that there is no bone damage or ligament damage

Is dipping feet in hot water with Epsom salt supposed to help my heel spurs?

If you have been diagnosed with heel spurs the most important thing is to get the professional opinion of the physician who made the diagnosis. Soaking her feet in hot Epsom salts READ MORE
If you have been diagnosed with heel spurs the most important thing is to get the professional opinion of the physician who made the diagnosis. Soaking her feet in hot Epsom salts may relieve some of the discomfort but will not help the heel spurs

Why do I have flat feet?

With regards to the question about her flat feet: Her flat feet are usually extremely painful and it can be treated with a very simple use of a custom made foot orthotic. Flat READ MORE
With regards to the question about her flat feet: Her flat feet are usually extremely painful and it can be treated with a very simple use of a custom made foot orthotic. Flat feet are actually a condition called pronation and this pathology is a hereditary foot structure. There are no causes. Hopefully, you will coordinate with a podiatrist and have the appropriate
very conservative treatment.

Dr. Mark R. Gorman

Why do my feet hurt every time I run?

It is difficult to give you a definitive answer without being able to evaluate your feet. My suggestion is to be sure your shoes fit well and to consult a podiatrist in your area READ MORE
It is difficult to give you a definitive answer without being able to evaluate your feet. My suggestion is to be sure your shoes fit well and to consult a podiatrist in your area for a complete examination.

Why do I keep getting an ingrown toenail?

Yes, there is a way by doing a minor surgical procedure which will permanently remove that portion of the nail and will not grow back

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A glass piece has gone inside my foot and the area has become red. Will a podiatrist be able to help me?

Yes, a podiatrist can take care of that. We are trained in that type of problem.