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Do you have pain in your joint? Has your skin taken on a glossy hue and looks shiny? As a common form of inflammation of the joint, gout affects more men than women and is evident in the first metatarsophalangeal joint or the big toe. Gout when untreated normally subsides in a week but is followed by months and years of painful attacks. Deploying the essence of care and detailed treatment, the podiatrists at Cupertino Podiatry near San Jose, California are experts in the field of foot problems and offer professional advice with follow up care. Gout as a severe problem can affect any joint and even at the onset is very painful. Affecting the ankles and the feet, gout when not treated on time turns in to a chronic condition.
Displaying a swollen hot and inflamed joint, gout is due to high levels of uric acid that crystallizes and is found in deposits in the surrounding areas of the joints. Known as the 'rich man's disease' and 'the disease of kings', gout is normally treated with NSAIDs or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that are prescribed by the experienced doctors at the Cupertino clinic. Gout is characterized by a reddish discoloration, warmth, pain in the joint, fever and swelling with tenderness and commonly affects the joint at the base of the big toe. With many causes attributed to gout, some of them may be obesity, a congenital problem, high levels of purines in food, high intake of alcohol and may also be found in people with a kidney disease or due to the drugs taken by blood pressure patients. Visit www.ourdoctorstore.com/cornelison and www.footpainreliefproducts.com for more detailed information.
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The doctors at the clinic in Cupertino advise their patients to reduce their weight, intake of alcohol and food. They also recommend that the patient's diet should be controlled and offal foods should be avoided along with red meats, beans, lentils, peas, alcohol and shellfish. The podiatrists at Cupertino Podiatry near San Jose also recommend foods or that the diet intake should contain nutritional components that would lower uric acid levels. With gout attacking one joint at a time, the doctors at the Cupertino clinic diagnose the condition with an in-depth survey and in severe cases a joint aspiration is deployed. The podiatrists at the clinic establish the real cause of the inflammation and pain to ascertain that the patient is suffering from gout and treat the case successfully.
Utilizing years of study and expertise, the podiatrists at Cupertino Podiatry near San Jose, California treat their patients with utmost care to avoid further attacks of gout. As part of diagnosing the problem, the doctors at the clinic prescribe X-rays that exhibit bone damage and deposits of tophi-crystals with X-rays being helpful to monitor chronic gout effects on joints. They prescribe pain relievers, anti-inflammatory drugs and corticosteroids to give their patients relief. They recommend increased fluid intake, changes in diet, reduction of alcohol, exercise programs and weight reduction to prevent acute gout. The podiatrists at the Cupertino clinic advise their patients to adhere strictly to medical advice.
The Podiatrists at the Cupertino Clinic offer Professional and Timely Help Visit www.ourdoctorstore.com/cornelison and www.footpainreliefproducts.com to get more detailed information about these products. You can also contact us by phone at: 866-610-2238.
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| After earning his degree in podiatry and completing his residency, Dr. Michael Cornelison joined an existing Cupertino practice in 2000. When the other podiatrist retired in 2003, Dr. Cornelison took over the practice and formed Cupertino Podiatry, Inc. |
Dr. Cornelison specializes in advanced reconstructive surgery while simultaneously dedicating himself to helping patients avoid such surgery. His practice emphasizes restoring the support and function of the foot to provide long-term relief of symptoms rather than just relieving symptoms without addressing the underlying cause. He looks for the root of the problem rather than attempting to just put a band-aid on it.
Cupertino Podiatry can also fit patients with orthotics (therapeutic footwear and inserts) to aid recovery or for long-term management. And whether you are a serious athlete or a weekend warrior, Dr. Cornelison can create a specialized sports injury treatment program to help you get back on your feet.
Dr. Cornelison has earned the prestigious 'Diamond Certified Award' based on outstanding customer satisfaction. To learn more, please visit: http://www.diamondcertified.com
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If you have difficulty downloading the forms, please call our office and we will send them to you. Please print, fill out, and bring the forms along with any insurance cards at the time of your visit. Please visit his website: http://www.ourdoctorstore.com/cornelison for more details.
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