Dr. Patel's Blog
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Foot Doctor for Children
Kids can’t or won’t always tell you when their feet hurt. Dr. Sanjay Patel explains what signs might mean your child needs a foot doctor.
Child's Foot Pain
Kids don’t always tell parents when their feet hurt. Dr. Sanjay Patel of Hamden, CT describes ways savvy parents can catch signs of foot problems.
Pump Bump and Bursitis Pains
A pump bump and bursitis issues often go hand-in-hand. Dr. Sanjay Patel explains why these two can double your heel pain.
Understanding the Pump Bump
A hard bump on the back of your heel could be Haglund’s deformity. Dr. Sanjay Patel of Milford, CT explains how a pump bump forms.
What Causes Bumps on the Heel?
Sudden bumps on your Achilles can be disconcerting. Dr. Sanjay Patel discusses two culprits of Achilles lumps and why they are there.
Preventing Achilles Tendinitis
Achilles tendinitis can ruin hiking and other outings. Dr. Sanjay Patel discusses how to prevent this injury before it flares up.
Achilles Tendon Pain
Pain in your Achilles? Dr. Sanjay Patel has treatment options to help you eliminate your discomfort and heal your tissues.
Tendon Pain and Heel Pain
Is the source of your heel pain in your Achilles tendon? Dr. Sanjay Patel provides some general tips on determining whether this may be the case.
Achilles Tendon Facts
What’s the strongest tendon in your body? The Achilles tendon, of course! Dr. Sanjay Patel of New Haven, CT offers some fun facts.