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Dr. Thomas Inwood

Podiatry
Sagamore Hills, OH
37 years experience male

Locations

Thomas W Inwood , DPM , Inc

Sagamore Hills, OH

Address

367 West Aurora Rd, Sagamore Hills, OH, US
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

(330) 468-3109

Insurances accepted

Medicare

About

Bio

Graduate of OCPM 1986, on staff at University Hospital Parma and University Hospital Bedford ( there was another merger) The technical issues are resolved and hours for consults are posted . More hours will follow - I promise ! thanks

Specialties
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Podiatry

General Surgery

Licenses

United States: Ohio

Doctor Q&A

1.6K Answers
893 Agrees
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Incision: Not very common if the incision is closed. If the inside sutures are spitting or being expelled by the body , there is that possiblity of infection.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
fluid: The nail may be torn from its soft tissue attachment. See your podiatrist for help in not getting an infection.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Shoe counter: It may well be impossible to find an otc shoe that fits that well . If there is a lot of room move to a narrower shoe and remove the inner liner of t... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
orthotics: I agree ! I do a lot of orthotics in my practice and many many times prevent heel surgery from the use of these devices. They can also slow the ad... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Swelling: Ankle swelling is a bit unusual for a stress fracture - but you didn't say where the stress fracture is either. See your podiatrist for assistance an... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Charlie horse: It is unlikely that a charlie horse would damage the big toe joint. However , a podiatrist can take x rays and examine you to make sure all is ok. ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Pain: As dr trettin said , this could be several things. An exam will answer your questions
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
ankle: There are 2 ways to look at this - the left you describe if it is the right ankle is the inside or medial aspect. If it is the left ankle it would be... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Related: No - Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine and Minocycline is an antibiotic
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Trauma: Unfortunately , there are lots of structures that can be injured with trauma to the foot , not just bones. See your podiatrist for x rays and an eval... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Knee surgery: Yep ! see that a lot - especially when no compression therapy is used post knee surgery . Sometimes that compression therapy needs to extend to the ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Metal screws: That depends on where they are , their purpose , etc. It may be necessary fro you to have the army evaluate that with your surgeon .
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Arch pain: Plantar fasciitis is the first choice , but as the other answer states there are other things to make this area hurt. Don't let your copay prevent he... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Tailor's bunion: As said , as it is elective you never have to have surgery. However , if conservative care fails , then surgery is indicated.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Pain: This description can be many things. See your podiatrist who will examine you , take x rays and will give you a diagnosis.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Ulcer: An ulcer anywhere indicates a need to see a doctor. See your podiatrist for the foot ulcer and he will work with a vascular doc who will care for th... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Lump: Anything that is painful merits an evaluation. See your podiatrist for that evaluation and a treatment plan.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Fungus: See your podiatrist - we deal with this every day whether it is fungus or not. Good luck.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Tarsal tunnel: There can be several causes as stated. Any compression on the nerve is the cause, but an evaluation will reveal the cause or causes. See your podia... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Tingling: This could be a nerve entrapment or disc problem. See your neurologist.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Tailor's bunion: There is a progression to the deformity usually. See your podiatrist for x rays and a discussion
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Heel pain: The first thing to do is see your podiatrist . We deal with this every day we are the acknowledged experts.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Pain: This certainly merits an evaluation. Start with your family doctor who will refer to specialists as needed.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Avulsion: As said it should be healed by now. A bone stimulator might help but there maybe residual pain from the tendon as well. Certainly revisit your treati... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Corn: Are you sure of the anatomy term? It may be a wart or callous which receive totally different treatments. See your podiatrist for an evaluation.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Veins: A consultation with a vascular doctor is indicated.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Joined: It is called a syndactyly . Unless it hurts you it is just something that makes you who you are.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Swelling: There are a number of possibilities here . Start with your podiatrist for an evaluation.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Fungus: Oh ye of little laser faith. The answer is yes. See your podiatrist. When I use the laser in my office the nails is ground down to expose the fung... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Heel: This is most likely plantar fascists and possibly a burial sac at the bottom of the heel. See your podiatrist for assistance.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Tarsal tunnel: As stated there is a shooting sensation that goes dismally and / or proximally usually with pain. Decreasing the pressure via orthotics or injections... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Lump: Waiting only makes it worse - as you are already experiencing. Summon your courage and make an appointment to see your podiatrist and be proactive
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Big toe: The single best thing to do is see your podiatrist - this could be fracture , arthritis , vascular , etc.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Lumps: The best first thing to do is make an appointment with your podiatrist who will help you . It can be many things and fungus jumps out , but a clear d... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Bunion surgery: If the swelling is too great it can be dangerous. As stated , your best course of action is to see your surgeon sooner than later . Good luck.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Tingling: Sounds like a nerve entrapment. See your neurologist or family doc for a referral to one.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Swollen: You should see your podiatrist for an exam to determine the cause of the swelling.
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Buzzing: Anything sudden merits an exam to determine the cause. See your neurologist.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Bunion : A bunion is a boney deformity. Only surgery can get rid of it. See your podiatrist for an exam and x rays and discuss your options.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Gout: As explained , gout has it's arthritis associated with it. Not all gout patients experience that, however. X ray analysis will show tell tale signs... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Stiff leg: I agree - soundslike TIA type occurence. See your neurologist or vascular doc - you might need a referral from primary care doc depending on how your... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Fracture: At this point with proper immobilization you should be realaively pain free. See your treating physician as malunion is a distinct possibility. G... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Gout: I have to disagree with just alcohol causing gout. Go to gout websites for assistance with the foods that can trigger a gouty attack . They include ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Severe pain: Severe pain is an indication for an exam and x rays to determine why you are having the pain. See your podiatrist for help . Good luck.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Dry skin: With winter weather we all dry out a bit and sometimes lotion is indicated. The callous is probably a biomechanical problem. See your podiatrist for... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Lump: Anything like that merits an exam . See your dermatologist or family doc.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Bump: This is one of those questions that is hard to answer without jumping to a conclusion. Possibilities include epidermal inclusion cyst or a ganglion. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Morton's : As stated , it is 'normal' as there are many anatomic variations to the human body
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Big toe: It does sound like a bunion deformity. See your podiatrist for an evaluation
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Fusion: These are definite nerve compression symptoms. See your surgeon for assistance.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Inwood is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Inwood is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Inwood is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you. I quick question what is purulent. It did have a clear discharge and then started looking bruised. Idk how it is today.
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Thanks, I figured since it is just throbbing, maybe there is something at home I can do first. What are some reasons for foot hurting on side of foot
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Its on the ball of my foot,heel of my foot and on two of my toes.. Thanks very much appreciated greatly

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

OCPM
Graduated 1986MD

Medical/Graduate school

ohio college of podiatric medicine
Graduated 1986MD

Residency

Hunter Holmes Mcgiure VA Medical Center
Completed 1987

Awards

Health Tap Founding Medical Expert
Health Tap Winter Competition Top Doctor (HONORABLE MENTION)
Top Doctor, Third Place, Cleveland Region, OH - Summer
2013

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