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23 Spring Street, Suite B 
Scarborough, Maine 04074 


O-207-774-0028   F-207-774-0063


Dr. Kurlanski and her staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. For a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

Runner's Guide to Heel Pain

Frequently Asked Questions



Heel Pain

First Aid Kit Essentials for Foot and Ankle Emergencies


Wound Atlas  pictures of various wounds Dr. Kurlanski regularly treats.  A must see if you are diabetic.

Podiatric Dermatology    common and uncommon skin conditions, we are currently in the process of adding more pictures.

Foot and Ankle Health Associations

American Podiatric Medical Association
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Patient Education Site
American Diabetes Association
American Academy of Sports Medicine

American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine
Maine Podiatric Medical Association

Peripheral Neuropathy

Diabetic Foot Ulcers



Dr. Comfort Shoes
Insolia high heel inserts




Local Links - Greater Portland Area

Maine Running Company.
Maine Medical Center
Mercy Hospital Wound Healing Center
Mercy Hospital
Martins Point Healthcare
 Hanger Prosthetic and Orthotics   - Maine Community Health Options


Vein Health Center 






Search Results
Our Services
... Stress Fractures Stress fractures are common overuse injuries that often develop in individuals who begin workout programs...

Fallen Flat
...Complications of having flat feet include shin splints and stress fractures...

Which Is Which
... We've been specially trained to diagnose the strains, sprains, fractures and other problems that can occur to your feet...

10 Biggest Walking Pains Solved
10 Biggest Walking Pains Solved Great article about pains experienced during walking such as neuromas, stress fractures, plantar fasciitis and what you can do to treat it...

Winter Warning and your feet
...The lack of proper support will leave the ankle susceptible to sprains, and fractures...

... Podiatrists are specially trained to care for foot fractures, including providing the casts that help broken bones heal correctly...

Ankle Fractures
Addressing Ankle Fractures An ankle fracture is an injury that can range from a minor wrenching to extreme damaging of the ankle...

Stressing Out
...Individuals with osteoporosis are prone to stress fractures, and some medications can cause the bones to weaken...

Cold Laser Therapy
...It can heal wounds and fractures up to 60% faster and reduce the cost of treatment for many conditions...

... Charcot foot is caused by small fractures and swelling of the foot bones that have become weakened due to nerve damage (neuropathy) from diabetes...

Arch and Heel Pain
... Fractures – Whether a full break or just a stress fracture, any broken bone hurts...

Nail and Skin Care for Healthy Feet
Some conditions affect the inside structures of your feet—like fractures, sprains, muscle pulls, and pinched nerves...

Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain
... Immobilization to allow the bone to heal (in cases of fractures)...

... There are two types of foot fractures: stress fractures and general bone fractures...

Common Sports Injuries
... Stress Fractures Stress fractures are a type of break in a bone, but they are different enough to merit their own section...