The services and procedures offered by Dr. Urteaga are all-encompassing in terms of podiatric care and treatment. In addition to routine foot care and treatment, Dr. Urteaga also provides foot-related sports medicine along with care and treatment of diabetic foot issues.
Because of Dr. Urteagas interest in exercise, fitness and sports; he also has a special interest in the sports medicine aspect of podiatry. In most instances, Dr. Urteaga will see an injured athlete within 24 hours. He also maintains a thorough understanding of the foot in function and can properly diagnose and treat foot and ankle pathology as it relates to the entire body.
The diabetic foot is another interest of Dr. Urteagas. He clearly understands that the key to decreasing the rate of amputation in diabetics is thorough and routine foot exams, and appropriate footwear. When problems such as ulcerations and infections do arise in the patient with diabetes, Dr. Urteaga has the knowledge to treat and be a part of the team in limb salvage.
Dr. Urteaga and his staff provide the following services, products and procedures:
URGENT treatment of foot and ankle injuries and infections
Podiatric sports medicine, including gait analysis and custom orthotics
Ankle sprains, acute and chronic
Fracture walking boots and splints
Surgical correction of structural problems, including bunions and
Footwear analysis for athletes
Pes planus (flat foot) or pes cavus (high arches)
Heel pain and spurs
Nerve disorders in the foot
Arthritic foot and ankle deformities
Ingrown or deformed nails
Foot and ankle dermatology, including fungus and warts
Pediatric Foot Problems
Diabetic foot exams and care
Diabetic shoes and insoles
Diabetic ulcers and wound care
Foot infections, abscesses and foreign bodies
Venous stasis ulcers
Treatment of corns and calluses
Online store for foot and ankle products
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Texas True Choice
United Health Care
Please contact your insurance company to confirm Dr. Urteagas participation and your podiatry benefits.