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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman

Podiatry
Houston, TX
39 years experience

Locations

Houston Foot Specialists

Houston, TX

Address

1140 Business Center Drive, Suite 510, Houston, TX
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Fax

713-467-0135

Office

Houston, TX

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Podiatry

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
No: This will not prevent spread of the virus that causes the warts.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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No: It should have no effect on muscle growth but if you take too much you could damage your liver.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Fractured ankle: Can only be diagnosed with exam and x-rays so get that done and you will have your answer.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Could: Be a fungus infection like athletes foot. See your local podiatrist for diagnosis and treatment.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
We can't: Diagnose without seeing it. Could be from. A bite, rash, fungus and many others. See podiatrist or dematologist.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Likely: Unrelated to bunion surgery. Possible tendonitis. Try rice method rest, ice, compression, elevation for a week if it continues see a podiatrist.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Rice: Rest, ice, compression and elevation . Stay off it as much as possible and try antiinflamatory drugs. If it persists consult your foot doctor.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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Likely Callous: The friction caused by heels can cause callous build up. Uses cream with 47% urea and file down with emory board.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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Nerve Damage: In surgery is always possible but chances are very low that this would occur.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Fastest: Way if that's what you desire, is surgery. Consult with podiatrist to hear all options.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
You have: Chronic lateral ankle instability. You can wear a brace to help prevent further sprains or have it corrected surgically. Therapy may help too.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Yes: Since you aren't using that leg while fusion is healing its common to get stiff. Bend it at knee and hip to move those joints.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Fissure : Could be a fissure due to a callous or very dry cracked skin. Get it checked and treated by a podiatrist.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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Bunions: Just squeezing the bunions will not harm them.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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Cost varies: Bunion surgery costs can be from 500 to thousands. Depends on what procedure is right for you.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Think: The advice you have been given is good. I inject then another spaced 2weeks later. I have found this to be extremely helpful in reducing symptoms.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Neuroma : Is very likely from what you describe . Treated with padding, nsaid, cortisone injection or custom orthotics. Will not sow up on x-ray if that's what ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Depends: If it is small tear or complete rupture. For complete minimum 8 weeks.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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Yes: You can stand and walk with fracture in toe but to speed healing the fracture toe needs immobilization.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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Wouldn't worry: That much. Watch alk. Phos. And if you drink alot cut back and i take it rest of liver enzymes were normal.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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Joint in toes : There is normally two joints in the toes except for the big toe and sometimes the little toe. Called dipj and pipj.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Fractures: Have you had an MRI to see if you have a non union or very least new x-ray . Orthotics may be a great help in pain reduction . See your doc.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Foot Pain: What type of pain and where is it located? Also, what triggers it? Without more information cannot make a diagnosis.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Get info: I can't relate this to the bowels but numbness in feet can be due to low back issues. Suggest nerve conduction study and mri. Always possible with di... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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Toenail: Sounds like blood under the nail called subungual hematoma and don't need to hit it on something. A tight shoe can cause it. Always best to have it lo... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Work out: Start at a slower pace and gradually build up. Your body will tell you if you are overdoing it. Might have a physical before you start.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Could : Be a skin fissure or a possible fungus. See a podiatrist for help.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Heel Bumps: You may have a fungal infection. Do you have itching? What do they look like? The more detail the better the answer we can give.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Nerve?: It may be due to a nerve entrapment from your lower back. Mri will help determine the cause but can be due from many other things.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Supplement: Calcium supplement is helpful. Are you taking any hormones?
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Ankle and Heels: We need to find the cause of your symptoms then treat . Suggest x-rays and possibly mri. Once we have a more definitive diagnosis the we can recommen... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Burning: Most commonly found to bottom of foot but fairly high to top of foot as well. In short both. Hope this helps.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
According to the : Fda, nothing is 100% effective against fungus short of permanent nail removal. There are many topical s and oral meds that can hel. Consult with local... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Possible: Exam with x-ray can tell. Do you have pain when first getting out of bed in morning?
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Consult Your: Cardiologist about the specifics and it depends on how much damage was done to heart.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Yes: Many have total removal of nail and replace it with fake nails. Places where pedicures are done do it and some podiatrists do it as well.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Did you: If u had blood work with high uric acid and it doesn't have to be swollen on both feet to have to have gout. Might want another opinion. Why did your ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
If: You had a sprain the brace could be pushing fluid toward the toes or could be brace is to tight for you . Did you have any other injuries?
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Possible : If raised, abnormal color, raised, fast growth i would have it checked right away.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Not usually: But could be raynauds or circulatory issue in legs.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Screw Removal: Though you will be in bandage and surgical shoe removal means bone is healed and should be able to walk same day. Always follow your doctors orders.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Could be: Caused by trauma or nail fungus or many other things. See your podiatrist for diagnosis and treatment.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Gouty Arthritis: Is a combination of past or active gout with erosion of cartalige of a joint. Treatments range from medication, physical therapy to injections or surg... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Fairly short: Following having an ingrown nail removed either just avulsion or with matrixectomy you are back in shoes the next day or 1 more. Complete healing depe... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Many: To fix a flatfoot you would need to under go extensive surgery and recovery. My suggestion is see a podiatrist for custom orthotics which should bring... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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Need : Details. Where is the pain, what does it feel like. The more info the better to diagnose.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
More: Info will be helpful to give a moe specific answer. Where is pain? When did it star? Was there any trauma? I agree with advise given so far but these ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Fluid: All joints have some fluid in them but if painful it could be due to a number of things. Infection is possible but without a portal of entry it's more... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Toenail: Technical term is onycholysis and usually falls off or lifts from nail bed due to trauma. Spoon shape could be a systemic problem like anemia.
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Testimonials
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May 16, 2013
Dr. Bowman is a national recognized expert in foot and ankle surgery. He is well-known for being informative and having plans of meaningful action for patients. I highly endorse him without reservat...Read More
May 28, 2013
Dr Bowman is a nationally recognized expert in foot and ankle (podiatry) and one of the best resources available for patients and fellow doctors. I recommend him without reservations.
Dec 27, 2013
Dr. Bowman is a kind caring physician with advanced training in foot and ankle medicine and surgery. He has years of experience and a practice with an outstanding reputation.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I was surprised to read that bone spurs can be removed. Am guessing maybe not my spinal Spurs tho. Very informative. Thank you very very much.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! As a retired paramedic, I have dozens of instances where the presence or absence of such a list was crucial to the outcome for the patient!
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Thanks for your quick reply! $ aside, would you reco. PRP over surgery, or vice versa? I'm interested in whatever will stop this pain :-). Recovery time for both? Thx!

Awards

Top Podiatrist, First Place, Houston, TX - Winter
2013
Top Doctor, Second Place, Texas - Summer
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, Houston Region, TX - Summer
2013
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