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Dr. Gary Ridge

Podiatry
Orem, UT
43 years experience male

Locations

Foot & Ankle Clinics of Utah

Orem, UT

Address

157 N 400 W, Orem, UT
Directions

Practice website

Fax

801-226-3869

About

Specialties
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Podiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

10 Answers
1 Agree
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Ridge
43 years experience
Nerve injury: You may have a nerve injury called a neuroma or neuropathy. Make an appointment to see your podiatrist.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Ridge
43 years experience
Yes: The usual signs of gout are redness, swelling and significant pain in a joint that comes on quite quickly. Although the big toe joint is most commonly... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Ridge
43 years experience
Diabetes: Diabetes and certain metabolic diseases weaken the tissues. The spontaneous injury.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Ridge
43 years experience
Hammer toes: You may have hammer toes. Email jules treatment would include soaking massaging and stretching the toes and perhaps wearing pads at to prevent red bea... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Ridge
43 years experience
Not usually! : Gabapentine is an effective treatment for neuropathy and other nerve injury. Swelling in the feet is a possible side effect but pain and swelling in... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Ridge
43 years experience
It's okay: You likely have turned in lower legs at birth. This can cause tripping and lack of balance . You can practice walking with your feet turned out. Stret... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Ridge
43 years experience
Vitamin B12: Burning in the hands and feet is usually caused by nerve irrational or nerve injury. A common cause is peripheral neuropathy. There have been over a h... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Ridge
43 years experience
Peeling feet: I am not sure what you mean by skin coming off but i expect you are referring to your skin is peeling. The most common reasons would be athletes foot... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Ridge
43 years experience
Maybe not: The average bunionectoy requires some significant bone surgery. This kind of surgery usually produces significant post-op pain for 4-5 days. Getting u... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Ridge
43 years experience
Arthritis: Cold o cold or stiff if they are stiff it if they are stiff it likely is of the joints. If it means cold a clamping down o o clamping down of your ar... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ridge is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ridge is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

California College of Podiatric Medicine
Graduated 1979MD

Residency

GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL

Awards

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