Dr. Narmo Ortiz

Podiatry
Haines City, FL
29 years experience male

Locations

Heart of Florida Physician Group Foot and Ankle Care

Haines City, FL

Address

280 Patterson Road, Suite 3, Haines City, FL, United States
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My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Podiatry

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47 Answers
22 Agrees
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Numbness and cramps: Symptoms that appear on your lower extremities when you change positions, i.e. Sitting, may be due to a positional radiculopathy..In other words, you ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Drug side effect: Some prescription drug side effects do not go away immediately. Consult with your primary care physician or internist to investigate the possible caus... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Painful foot: Even though you may have a previous fracture, a new fracture can appear if you have not supported your foot properly. All fractures are accompanied by... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Calf pain: Blunt trauma to the calf area can cause a contusion or a small hematoma due to some internal bleeding from breakage of small blood vessels. With a hi... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Painful ankle: Any kind of blunt trauma to the ankle can cause pain and swelling, the swelling can affect the superficial nerve endings that feed the part of your fo... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Dry feet: Dry feet could be have environmental or metabolic causes. I recommend you consult your internal medicine specialist for a complete work up and metabol... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Weak ankles: Since you did not describe your injury, it is difficult to tell you why you have weak ankles. Some injuries take longer to recover than others. Please... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Pectoral muscle pain: Many types of activities may cause pectoral muscle pain, other than injury, so please consult with an orthopedic surgeon for further evaluation.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Morton's Neuroma: Unless you push of from the swimming pool's wall with your feet when doing laps, swimming should not affect your neuroma. Do avoid high impact exercis... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Foot pain: Pain on the feet when arising from a resting position is not normal. Please see your local podiatrist or foot and ankle specialist for a thorough exam... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Rotato cuff: It may be possible but you should consult with an orthopedic surgeon who specialized in shoulders for further evaluation and treatment.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Sore feet: Many foot conditions can be related to back problems. Please seek a consultation with a neurologist/neurosurgeon and finally a podiatrist, if your bac... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Paronychia: Paronychia is usually defined as inflammation, redness, and some pain of the skin that surrounds the nail plate. It may or not be accompanied by infec... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Shoulder pain: Any kind of uncommon pain should be evaluated by a physician. Please consult with an orthopedic surgeon that specializes in shoulders for an evaluatio... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Stinging from BenGay: Ben gay has menthol as an ingredient and some people may be sensitive to it and feel stinging that eventually goes away. If the stinging persists or i... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Arthritis: Progressing or sudden onset of arthritic problems at his age may be due to several conditions. My recommendation is to consult with a rheumatologist f... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Gout attacks: Gout attacks are caused by increased uric acid levels in your system. Consult your internist to see if you are an overproducer or uric acid, or that y... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Painful bumps : The symptoms you describe could be a fungal skin infection. To make sure of what it is please consult a podiatrist or dermatologist of your choice.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Ankle swelling: Yes. Knee injuries or surgery can cause swelling to occur in the leg, ankle and foot. If it is not improving, please make an appointment with your ort... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Lump on foot: Any lump or mass on the bottom of the foot is not normal and should be checked by your local podiatrist or foot specialist. Please make an appointment... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Broken toe: To confirm that indeed you have or not a broken toe, you must visit your local podiatrist for an evaluation. Usually x-rays will show if there is a fr... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Haglund's deformity: Haglund's deformity when painful are usually resolved with surgery to remove such deformity if conservative measures failed. There is nothing wrong wi... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
No: The presence of corns on a foot may be due to an underlying deformity that causes a pressure point in the affected area of the foot so continued joggi... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Sudden pain: After such physical activity, it is possible that you could have strained or sprained a muscle or ligament of your thigh that connects to the knee are... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Knee pain flat feet: Many ailments of the knee can be cause by a misalignment of the feet, especially flat feet and high arched feet. Consult with a podiatrist of your cho... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Serotonin : Serotonin induced muscular rigidity is a syndrome that must be recognized and treated by your primary care physician. If you are having these symptoms... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Bumps on the body: Bumps and itching that start on the toe but then spread to your body could be many things, but the most important is to consult with a dermatologist o... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Knee displacement: Since you did not mention what kind of knee surgery you had done, it is difficult to relate to what kind of displacement they may be talking about, it... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Overweight: A proper diet and exercise will help you control your weight and get rid of some of the fat in your thighs. But most important, before starting any su... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Nerve damage?: Please consult with your primary care physician or a neurologist for a thorough exam.
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A male asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Ankle pain: Many ankle fracture go on to heal with no residual pain, but many more continue to be painful depending on the severity of the fracture and how it was... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Lower tibia fracture: Follow your doctor's instructions as to when you can start weight bearing. If you have not done so, please consult a podiatrist or foot and ankle orth... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
No follow up?: Did your doctor schedule you for a follow up appointment? Call his/her office and inquire about your question. If not satisfied, seek another opinion.... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Bruised toenail: Bruising of the toenail after trauma can be cause from bleeding that occurs below the nail and is into the nail bed or skin under the nail. If the dry... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Painful leg: Please call the physician that performed the surgery for a follow up evaluation.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Bone biopsy: If an anesthetic that will not harm your baby is used then it should be safe to do the bone biopsy. Your doctor (that wants to do the bone biopsy) sho... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Multiple symptoms: Due to your multiple symptoms, I strongly urge you to seek a consult with an internal medicine specialist first and foremost for a thorough exam. Do t... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Weber B fracture: Many factors are involved when predicting the outcome of a weber b type of ankle fracture. Since it is supination external rotation type of mechanism,... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Ingrown toenail: If, after the ingrown toenail was removed, a chemical agent (usually phenol) was added to prevent the recurrence of the ingrown, it is possible that y... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Neuropathy in feet: I would not recommend to mix both medications without consulting with the physician(s) that prescribed them in the first place. You also did not menti... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Bone and muscle pain: Crps is not a common or easy diagnosis to make with a recent onset of symptoms that are not cause by trauma of any kind, so, please consult with your ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Middle toe fracture: If the fracture is not displaced or dislocated, he could be wearing post op shoe or fracture walking boot for support. Please ask your orthopedic doct... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Legs hurt: Many factors can cause leg pain after long periods of standing. Being that you are 24 yo, i would go to your primary care physician for a thorough exa... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Calf pain: If there is no swelling, redness, or heat, you may be correct as to it being a possible strain. If the pain or discomfort continues for an extended pe... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Back pain: Sitting in a wrong on unsupported position for extended periods of time can cause unwarranted straining if your back muscles and misalignment. Consult... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Shoes and foot drop: If there is a diagnosis of foot drop present, before a shoe recommendation is given, the patient must have the condition managed by bracing of the aff... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 29 years experience
Broken bone: Bone healing occurs at the same rate in most people, but if there are underlying metabolic conditions present, the rate of healing may vary from perso... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Ortiz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ortiz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

Cedars Medical Center, Miami, FL

Residency

CORAL GABLES HOSPITAL

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