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Patient Education




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 Staff
...We provide medical diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems such as flat feet, bunions, heel pain and spurs, hammertoes, neuromas, ingrown toenails, warts, corns and calluses...

Our Services
... Cold Laser Therapy Laser therapy is a non-invasive treatment method we use to treat a variety of medical conditions, including arthritis, plantar fasciitis, bursitis, and neuromas...

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...

Cold Laser Therapy
... The Physiological Effects of LLLT Biostimulation, including improved metabolism & increased cell metabolism Improved blood circulation and vasodilatation Analgesic effect Anti-inflammatory and Anti-edematous effects Relieves acute and chronic pains Stimulation of wound healing Benefits of LLLT to Users Relieves acute and chronic pains Increases the speed, quality and tensile strength of tissue repair Increases blood supply Stimulates the immune system Stimulates nerve function Develops collagen and muscle tissue Helps generate new and healthy cells Promotes faster wound healing and clot formation Reduces inflammation Over 2,500 world wide medical studies have shown safe, forever relief for: Joint pain/ arthritis Plantar fasciitis/ heel spurs Sprains/ strains Tendonitis/ capsulitis Post-operative/ injury pain Swelling Neuromas/ nerve pain Wound/ surgical incision healing Muscle pain/ contusions Trigger points Bone healing Bursitis and more For more information on Cold Laser Therapy in Scarborough, Maine call Dr...

Now Offering Cold Laser Therapy
...  We have been using it for several conditions such as neuromas, plantar fasciitis, arthritis and tendoitis with good success...

Under Pressure A tingling, burning, numbing sensation in your foot that does not cease, even when you rest, may be indicative of a neuroma...

Custom Orthotics
... Conditions treated with orthotics: Plantar Fasciitis or Heel Pain Hallux Limitus Bunions Posterior Tibial Tendonitis Peroneal Tendonitis Arthritis High Arches Neuromas Flat Feet Tarsal Tunnel After Surgery to Maintain a Correction or Prevent Future Problems Recommended Break in Period for Orthotics Like new eyes glasses or contacs, orthotics should be broken in gradually...

OTC inserts
...These inserts can be used to treat heel pain, bunions, arthritis, neuromas, forefoot pain, and mild flat feet...

Treading Lightly
...Due to the resulting, shortened stride, frequent users can develop foot injuries such as neuromas, ruptured Achilles tendons, and plantar fasciitis...

A neuroma is an enlarged, benign growth of nerves, most commonly between the third and fourth toes...

Career Opportunities in Our Podiatry Office
...We provide diagnoses and treatment plans for foot and ankle problems, including bunions, flat feet, heel pain and spurs, neuromas, ingrown toenails, hammertoes, warts, corns and calluses...

The Dangers of Neuropathy
...They can become damaged in several different ways, including injury, repetitive stress, neuromas, and diabetes...