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Alan Ettinger

Podiatrist (Foot and Ankle Specialist)

Dr. Alan Ettinger is a podiatrist practicing in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Ettinger is a medical doctor specializing in the treatment of the foot , ankle and related parts of the leg. As a podiatrist, Dr. Ettinger 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.
Alan Ettinger
  • Fort Worth, Texas
  • Temple University of Podiatric Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

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

Yes. Flat feet are more likely to develop Bunions. Heredity plays a very big role in Bunions. Bunion on one foot can be due to a short limb.

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

There is a procedure that removes the nail edge and root. This can be performed in the office under local anesthesia. There is no post-op pain.

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

He should be treated at a wound care center

Is foot amputation the only solution for gangrene?

Yes Gangrene can not be reversed.

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

Common problem. Can be controlled with Dry-Sol solution

Do store orthotics work?

Sometimes, they can be helpful... I suggest Spenco products.

Ingrown toenail surgery now have thick ridged nails

I suggest Biotin 10 mg each day. It will take 6 months to see the difference.