Florissant Old Town, Missouri

North County Foot & Ankle: Samual T. Wood-DPM, LLC

North County Foot & Ankle: Samual T. Wood-DPM, LLC

662 St Ferdinand St
Florissant, MO 63031
(314) 921-1020
North County Foot & Ankle: Samual T. Wood-DPM, LLC, Podiatrists, Health and Beauty, Florissant, Missouri

As our primary mode of transportation, our feet take us everywhere we want to go. What happens when the thing you rely on most for transportation suddenly stops working properly? If you suffer from daily foot problems, it's important to have an experienced podiatrist examine your feet and get to the root of the problem, fast. Dr. Sam T. Wood, DPM at St. Peters Foot & Ankle, in St Peters, MO, proudly offers quality podiatry services to those living throughout St. Charles County.

Dr. Wood is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and will treat a wide variety of foot problems at his offices, including sprained ankles, fractures, bunions and foot pain associated with diabetic complications. From routine checkups to surgical treatments and cosmetic fixes, this podiatrist is dedicated to offering every patient a custom-designed treatment plan that prioritizes your specific need.

Whether your symptoms are related to medical complications, circulatory issues, arthritis, bone malformations or trauma, your feet are in good hands with this physician. Not only does he bring his years of experience to the practice, but as a Fellow of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, he also continues to further his knowledge and education on the most up-to-date and effective technologies and therapies available.

Don’t let your feet keep you from discovering new horizons. If you suffer from foot or ankle complications of any kind, employ the help of the podiatrist at St. Peters Foot & Ankle and get back on your feet in no time. To discuss your concerns with a friendly member of his staff, call (636) 720-0190 today or visit their website for more information.

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5 Tips to Treat Bunions at Home, Florissant, Missouri
Estimated to impact almost half of adults, bunions are a common foot problem, especially among women. Typically caused by genetic abnormalities, this deformity occurs when the big to...read more
4 Common Questions About Custom Orthotics, Florissant, Missouri
Proper support is crucial to foot health. Not all shoes provide optimal support, so a podiatrist will often recommend custom orthotics. Many people are unaware of this solution ...read more
3 Common Causes of Heel Pain, Florissant, Missouri
Debilitating heel pain can manifest for several reasons and will only worsen if you don’t address it. There are many causes that you should familiarize yourself with and understand. ...read more
FAQ About Diabetic Foot Care, Florissant, Missouri
Diabetes stems from the body's inability to process blood sugar, which can cause severe damage to blood vessels. Over time, this damage produces complications of its own, a...read more
Guide to Treating Gout At Home & With a Podiatrist, Florissant, Missouri
Gout refers to a buildup of uric acid in the joints and causes swelling, pain, and redness, particularly in your large toe, which can be severe enough to send you to a podiatris...read more
Typically affecting the big toe, ingrown toenails form when the side of the nail grows into the fleshy area near the cuticle. This issue often happens due to injury or pres...read more
Ballet is a beautiful art form, but underneath the grace and fluidity of the dancing is a lot of hard work, hours of training, and sheer grit and determination to get the right form....read more
Inflammation of the Achilles tendon is known as Achilles tendinitis, a condition that is often caused by intensive physical activity. It can lead to mobility issues, and if...read more
The Achilles tendon, located on the back of your heel and calf, plays a crucial role in mobility. Injuries can have a significant impact, and Achilles tendinitis is one of the most c...read more
Walking in heels makes you feel confident and powerful, so it’s understandable to resist the podiatrist when they tell you to limit how often you wear them. However, heels can c...read more
From emergency room nurses to sales representatives, there are several jobs that require employees to stand all day. Spending that much time on your feet can have serious conseq...read more
Athlete’s foot is one of the most common podiatric issues, and while it may seem harmless, the effects can eventually lead to constant pain. It’s highly preventable when the right st...read more
Roughly 77% of Americans report experiencing foot pain. Since discomfort in the feet and ankles can negatively impact your overall quality of life, finding solutions like prescriptio...read more
As the weather keeps getting warmer, you and your family will likely spend more time outside. However, many outdoor activities, such as morning jogs and basketball games, carry the r...read more
Morton’s neuroma is a condition that causes pain between a person’s third and fourth toes. It’s known to cause a great deal of discomfort and symptoms often worsen over time without ...read more
When you’re on the field, you probably aren’t thinking about your feet. However, feet are vulnerable to a variety of sports-related injuries—from bunions to sprained ankles. Before v...read more
Being flatfooted—or having insufficient arches—is a common problem that’s estimated to impact about 18 million adults in the U.S. While this condition doesn’t always cause problems, ...read more
As the weather gets warmer, it will soon be time to shed socks, sneakers, and other full-coverage footwear in favor of sandals. It’s essential to prevent problems such as toenail fun...read more
Ask most volleyball players what they love about the sport, and it’s usually the adrenaline-filled action. Unfortunately, injuries are common and can have negative consequences if no...read more
An active lifestyle is the key to staying fit and healthy. However, athletes run the risk of injuring themselves when participating in their chosen sport, which is why stretching bef...read more
Dance is an artistic activity that requires strength, stamina, agility, and beauty. Just like any athlete, however, dancers can become injured from overuse. Here are t...read more
Whether they’re running, jumping, or kicking, feet play an incredibly important role in athletics. While they improve performance, they also endure wear and tear that increase&n...read more
Winter conditions introduce a number of potential hazards that can lead to a foot injury. Regardless of if it’s from exposure or the weather, it’s important to take preventive s...read more
Ingrown toenails are painful, unsightly, and can lead to infection. It’s a common condition and easily treatable by a podiatrist, particularly when diagnosed and treated early. ...read more
Hammer toe is a common issue that causes walking to become increasingly more difficult. It’s a condition that causes the second or third toe to curl in a downward position rathe...read more
Dealing with chronic foot pain can be debilitating and can lead to further injuries. The effects may impact every aspect of your life, and heel spurs are one of the most common issue...read more
Although shoes are a great way to express your sense of fashion, they also protect feet and ankles and if fitted properly, help prevent bunions and other foot problems. Winter boots ...read more
Typically caused by excessive friction or irritation, blisters are common foot ailments that create tender, raised pockets of fluid beneath. While these injuries can recovery with li...read more
Your feet are two of the most hardworking parts of your body and also of the most neglected. Seeing a foot doctor at the first sign of an issue can help you to lead a more comfortabl...read more
When it comes to maintaining personal wellness, visiting the general physician every year and seeing the dentist every six months is recommended. But if you’ve ever seen a podiatrist...read more
Foot conditions cause discomfort and impact mobility. Custom orthotics might be the right option for these issues, as they can provide relief. Here are a few reasons to visit a foot ...read more
Whether you’re a serious runner or simply getting back into shape, taking care of your feet and ankles is important to staying healthy. While a foot doctor is the best source fo...read more
Haglund’s deformity is a bony enlargement that occurs at the back of the foot on the heel bone. Over time, this enlargement can cause friction against soft tissues, and in turn, irri...read more
For some, foot pain is temporary and goes away with rest. For others, the discomfort can be chronic and debilitating. In fact, an American Podiatric Medical Association survey found ...read more
While having little or no arch in the foot might not seem serious on its own, it’s actually a recognized medical condition that can lead to a surprising number of issues. This foot t...read more
You may not be as likely to get a cold or the flu in summer, but other viruses thrive in warm, wet conditions. This includes plantar warts, a common issue among swimmers and children...read more
From sports injuries to icy walkways, there are many causes of a sprained ankle. Fortunately, it’s highly treatable, and symptoms typically last a few days. Like any injury, a sprain...read more
Persistent foot pain or discomfort can cause active, happy adults to lose mobility. Bunions are a common source of pain that you can manage or remedy with the help of a foot doc...read more
Too much friction on the feet causes the skin to naturally harden for protection. This could be from uneven weight distribution, ill-fitting shoes, or improper support. These hard an...read more
Athlete’s foot is a common fungal infection that can affect the feet and spread to other areas of the body. While it’s not serious, it is contagious, which is why it’s important to u...read more
If you have high arches, you know how uncomfortable and painful they are sometimes. The discomfort that accompanies this foot condition can be frustrating and debilitating, but ...read more
If you suffer from plantar fasciitis, you know that this condition can be highly painful and limiting. Learning why plantar fasciitis occurs is the first step to finding relief, whic...read more
Your feet play such an important role in posture, movement, and overall health that they deserve to have the most comfortable shoes available. However, sometimes the s...read more
No matter what you need to do throughout the day, your feet carry you where you need to go. That’s why foot problems are major inconveniences and disrupt your routine. Fortunate...read more
You rely on your feet every day to get from place to place, so when you develop a foot problem, it can be debilitating. Conditions such as plantar fasciitis, high or low arches, and ...read more
Each year, millions of people suffer from sprained ankles. Though this type of injury is common, most people don’t understand the complexity of it or how to properly treat it to prev...read more
Diabetes is a prevalent medical condition, and it affects the body in many ways. Often, patients overlook their feet when they are diagnosed. While it may seem less serious than...read more
If there is a slight or no gap under the arch of your feet when you stand, you have a postural condition known as flat feet. Without proper support from your shoes, you may experienc...read more
Your ankles are subjected to a great deal of stress on almost a daily basis. The podiatrist at St. Peters Foot & Ankle: Samual T. Wood-DPM in Missouri shares that ...read more
Plantar warts are skin growths that develop on the soles of the feet as the result of a viral infection. When certain strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) infect the top layer o...read more
A sprained ankle isn’t as severe as a full-on break, but it is still painful and inconvenient. While every injury requires individual care, there are three main kinds of sprains you ...read more
While diabetes is a disease that affects blood sugar, diabetic foot care is also a concern. Many people with diabetes develop a condition called neuropathy that starts with...read more
If you have pain and redness in the corner of your toe, it may be an ingrown toenail. While it’s uncomfortable, it’s easily treatable with the help of a podiatrist. St. Pet...read more
Unless you’ve been managing a chronic foot condition for some time, you may not think about making an appointment with a podiatrist for everyday issues. However, the specia...read more
Even if you have a desk job and spend most of the day sitting down, your feet put up with a lot. They must support the weight of your entire body with every step. A podiatrist k...read more