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Expert Foot & Ankle Care

Our podiatrists & staff provide the highest quality foot & ankle care treatment available in Charlotte County, Florida. We have podiatry offices in Punta Gorda & Port Charlotte where we treat patients of all ages and accept most insurance plans. If you are experiencing foot pain contact us today.

 

Why Choose Foot & Ankle Centers

We love helping our patients get back on their feet and returned to their active lifestyles.

All our podiatrists are highly experienced+

Through extensive education, training and residency programs all of our podiatrists are qualified to treat your foot & ankle care needs.

Most insurances plans are accepted+

We participate with most major insurance plans that cover podiatry services. We also accept patients with no insurance coverage or who choose to pay out-of-pocket.

2 convenient podiatry office locations+

With offices in both Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte , we are easily accessible to patients from all throughout Charlotte County, FL.

We truly care about our patients foot health+

There is no greater compliment for us than when a patient refers a family member or friend. We truly value every patient and appreciate all of the positive ratings and reviews left for us online.

 

Common Services & Conditions We Treat

 

About Our Charlotte County Podiatry Practice

Since our practice was started in 1976 by Dr. Matthew Fineman, we have been the leading provider for foot and ankle care in Charlotte County, FL. We continue that tradition today with 2 podiatry office locations and 4 podiatrists on staff who are all experts in providing medical and surgical treatment for the foot, ankle, and lower leg.

We have created this website to provide our patients with a means to educate themselves on various topics related to the foot, ankle and lower leg fracture treatment we provide. You can learn about common disorders treated by our podiatrists by visiting our Foot & Ankle Treatment Library.

Remember…foot and ankle pain is NOT normal, and you don’t have to suffer any longer. If you are in the Punta Gorda, FL or Port Charlotte, FL area and are experiencing any discomfort we encourage you to contact your local podiatrists at Foot and Ankle Centers of Charlotte County. We have even made Requesting an Appointment a simple process via our website.

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Punta Gorda Podiatry Office

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Port Charlotte Podiatry Office

Monday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)

    What Is PTTD?The posterior tibial tendon serves as one of the major supporting structures of the foot, helping it to function while walking. Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) is a condition caused by changes in the tendon, impairing its ability to support the arch. This results in flattening ...

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  • Webbed Toes

    Webbed toes (also known as syndactyly) is a rare condition seen in approximately one in 2,000 births. Those with this condition have two or more toes that are partially or fully joined by a flexible skin bridge.  Syndactyly most commonly affects the second and third toes, but it can occur between ...

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  • Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken Toes)

    The structure of the foot is complex, consisting of bones, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. Of the 26 bones in the foot, 19 are toe bones (phalanges) and metatarsal bones (the long bones in the midfoot). Fractures of the toe and metatarsal bones are common and require evaluation by a specialist. ...

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  • Weak Ankles

    Weak ankles may be a result of previous ankle injuries, but in some cases they are a congenital (at birth) condition. The ankles are sore, and “give way” easily while standing, walking, or doing other activities. When an ankle is injured, it may take a few weeks to many months to fully heal. Often, ...

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  • Flexible Flatfoot

    What Is Flatfoot? Flatfoot is often a complex disorder, with diverse symptoms and varying degrees of deformity and disability. There are several types of flatfoot, all of which have one characteristic in common: partial or total collapse (loss) of the arch.   Other characteristics shared by most ...

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  • Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are usually due to improperly functioning valves within the veins. The veins typically appear prominent or look "raised."  The condition can cause swelling of the legs, ankles, and feet. The skin may become discolored due to leakage of blood into the surrounding tissues, and ulcers may ...

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  • Toe Walking

    Toe walking, a condition in which a person walks on the toes or ball of the foot, is most often seen in young children learning to walk. A child who does not outgrow toe walking in early childhood should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon. Toe walking may be idiopathic (habitual) or it can be caused ...

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  • Ganglion Cyst

    What Is a Ganglion Cyst? A ganglion cyst is a sac filled with a jellylike fluid that originates from a tendon sheath or joint capsule. The word “ganglion” means “knot” and is used to describe the knot-like mass or lump that forms below the surface of the skin.   Ganglion cysts are among ...

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  • Turf Toe

    What is Turf Toe? Turf toe is a sprain of the big toe joint resulting from injury during sports activities. The injury usually results from excessive upward bending of the big toe joint. The condition can be caused from either jamming the toe, or repetitive injury when pushing off repeatedly when running ...

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  • Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

    Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as a stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation, or, rarely, a cyst. Because there are several potential ...

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