Morton’s Neuroma Treatment in Northern Virginia

Are you wondering about the most effective Morton’s neuroma treatment? Affecting about 1 in 3 people according to Cleveland Clinic, Morton’s neuroma is a common foot problem podiatrists treat. Typically diagnosed more frequently in women than men, it is attributed primarily to the type of shoes most women wear. Now, in order to understand how … Read more

What is the gastrocnemius muscle?


The gastrocnemius is a muscle located in the back of the lower leg. It is one of the muscles that make up the calf and is responsible for plantar flexion, or pointing the foot downward. The gastrocnemius has two heads, the medial head, and the lateral head. Both of these heads attach to the Achilles … Read more

Foot Tendon Injury: How to Treat a Sore Achilles Tendon

Are you worried about a possible foot tendon injury? The most common tendon ruptures are Achilles tendon tears. Males aged 20-39 are the demographic that’s most at risk, followed by females aged 40-59 years. Studies show that participation in sports and recreational activities accounts for 81.9% of all Achilles tendon injuries. The Achilles tendon, which … Read more

Minimally Invasive Joint Clean-Up – Cheilectomy Procedure

Arthritis of the big toe joint, also known as hallux limitus or hallux rigidus, is a common disorder that can cause significant pain and limitation in movement. There are a variety of treatment options available for this condition, both surgical and non-surgical. At District Foot and Ankle, we employ a minimally invasive approach for a … Read more