Ukiah Podiatrist | Ukiah Gout | CA | Dr. Michael Cosenza, DPM |

Dr. Michael Cosenza, DPM

Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery
Physician & Surgeon of the Foot & Ankle

Address: 238 Hospital Drive Suite B
Ukiah, CA 95482
Telephone: (707) 463-3668
Fax: (707) 463-3664

 

Gout

 

Cause of Gout

Symptoms:

  • Intense pain that comes on suddenly
  • Redness, swelling, and warmth over the joint-all of which signs of inflammation


Reduce Chances by limiting or avioding:

  • Shellfish , organ meat(kidney,liver,etc.), red wine, beer, and red meat.


Treatments:

  • Medication/ Injections used to decrease pain
  • Dietary Restrictions- limit high in purines should be avoid. Example: Shellfish , organ meat(liver, kidney), red wine, beer, and red meat.
  • Immobilize and Elevate the foot
  • Last resort would be surgery

 

Ukiah Podiatrist | Ukiah Gout | CA | Dr. Michael Cosenza, DPM |
 
 

What Do Uric Crystals Look Like?

 

Ukiah Podiatrist | Ukiah Gout | CA | Dr. Michael Cosenza, DPM |
 
 
 
Ukiah Podiatrist Dr. Michael Cosenza, DPM is a poidiatry office providing Gout, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Ukiah, CA. We also do Achilles Tendonitis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis , Athlete's Foot, Brachymetatarsia, Bunions, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Haglund's Deformity, Gout, Hammertoes, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Onychomycosis, Osteoarthritis, Pediatric Foot Care, Plantar Warts, Plantar Fasciitis, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Running Injuries, Sesamoiditis, Sprains/Strains, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Tailor's Bunion, Tendonitis, Toe Deformities, Xerosis and all work related in the 95482 area and surrounding areas in Ukiah