Alta Ridge Foot Specialists is here to provide the best possible medical and surgical podiatrist foot care for adults and children of all ages. Along with specialized training and state-of-the-art technology, we offer kindness and respect for each individual patient.
We look forward to getting to know you, giving you the care you need, and getting you back to activity.
Drs. Broyles and Dr. van Brederode are board certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. Utilizing both in-office and hospital facilities
Our podiatrists are ready to help you with your sports-related foot and ankle injury. Our doctors stay very active currently with running, and hiking, and both participated in sports when they were younger.
Bunions are a frequently encountered foot problem. The bunion is caused by heredity, flat feet, arthritis, trauma, and neuromuscular conditions. Usually the bunion is aggravated by tighter shoes and activity.
Heel pain is one of the most common types of foot pain. Children can develop pain due to inflammation of the heel growth plate (see Children’s Foot Problems).
Hammertoes are often noticed as one develops corns and calluses on their toes. The corn/callus is actually caused by an underlying joint contracture of the toe.
The podiatrists at Alta Ridge Foot Specialists we are ready for any of your toenail issues whether it is a painful ingrown toenail, a thick, abnormally colored nail, a nail injury, or even toenails that just need trimming.
Warts can affect all individuals, but seem to be most prevalent in children and teens. A wart is caused by a virus that infects the skin.
There are many causes of nerve pain in the foot. Some cases are simple, such as a shoe that is too tight impinging on a nerve leading to pain. Other instances are more complex,
Fungus invades our toenails as microtrauma from shoes damages the toenails. Fungus is common throughout our environment, but especially in damp places like our shoes and showers.
South Mecklenburg H.S., Charlotte, NC
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
BS Zoology 1996
Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine 2000
Rappaport Memorial Award 2000
Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, DE
Residency in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery 2000-2002
Mitchell High School, Ledger, NC 2004
High Point University, High Point, NC
B.S. Biology 2008
Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, OH
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine 2012
Hunter Holmes (McGuire) VA Medical Center, Richmond, VA
Residency in Podiatric Surgery 2012-2015
Chief Resident 2014-2015
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