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Dr. Thomas Inwood

Podiatry
Sagamore Hills, OH
35 years experience male

Locations

Thomas W Inwood , DPM , Inc

Sagamore Hills, OH

Address

367 West Aurora Rd, Sagamore Hills, OH, US
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My office hours

Thursday: 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

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Red and pus: This is an obvious infection - and needs help right away . The tendon in your toe is surprisingly close to the nail growth center and a great place ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Trental (pentoxifylline): As stated it will not help with edema. You need compression therapy possibly with diuretic medication for that.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Blister: Those are a good start , but you may need the orthotic adjusted , too. See the prescribing doc for that.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Psoriasis: As stated , there is no cure but you can get relief. See your dermatologist . For the ingrown nail see your podiatrist before it becomes an infected... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Sore: As dr kass said - is there a sore present or is the heel sore . Two divergent forms of treatment here - we need a lot more info to help
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Feet asleep : This happens because the blood supply to a nerve is being compromised or diminished because of your sitting position or the position of the seat relat... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
4 yr old stinky feet: I think the thing to glean from the previous answers is that there are several approaches to correcting this. Fungus is a factor, as is hygiene and s... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Itchy: That depends on when your surgery took place. If it was recent only your surgeon should advise you. If the skin is well healed , speak to him/her ab... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Pain: What you are describing does sound like ptt. If taping helps then , as stated, orthotics should. See your podiatrist for the taping as well as x ray... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 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
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Swelling: I did not see your other post, but if there is no curve now where there was one, it sounds like it is getting worse. You don't state if there is pain... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
sprain: I agree with dr bowman . It may be that something was pressing on a prominence and irritating the skin. See your attending physician.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Toe nails: Long toe nails just invite problems - as stated , keep them cut to the tip of the toe
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Arthritis: That depends on the factors listed above. You may need to see a rheumatologist for help.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Gout: Gout is an error in purine ring metabolism. Great that you lost weight , but it isn't the only factor. See your family doc and podiatrist for help ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Disability: That depends on just how bad the arthritis is - that is not a yes or no. See your family doc for a whole body evaluation and you can ask this questio... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
ankle pain: How true ! pain is the indicator that something is wrong and you need to see your podiatrist for help . Good luck.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Fusion: This is an impossible question to answer. Only you in consultation with your surgeon can reach that conclusion. If you are unsure , seek a second op... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Ankle pain: These are commonly seen together. See your podiatrist for help.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Arches: The pros and cons are too extensive for this format . Make an appointment with your podiatrist for those details . Good luck.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Bruise: The first right thing to do is see your podiatrist who can give you expert advice.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Bruise: A bruise to the nail area usually results in blood from the bruise staining the nail itself. This takes time to resolve. As the average human big to... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Fracture: These include pain , swelling , bruising , sometimes inability to walk, difficulty walking, pain with range of motion , unable to perform range of mot... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Diabetic: Without an exam of the patient , vascular status , etc that is difficult to answer. Diabetic ulcers can take a long time to heal. See your podiatris... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Sprain: Sometimes a high sprain is referred to the syndesmotic ligament of the tibia and fibula. More often than not it refers to the degree of the sprain
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 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
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Tingling: This sounds like nerve impingement but diabetics neuropathy cannot be discounted . Without any further history this is speculation . See your family... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Toe: The right first thing to do is see your podiatrist for an evaluation. You will get x rays right there and know what is going on and get the help you ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Heel pain: This is most likely plantar fascists but an exam will determine that. See your podiatrist for an evaluation and treatment. Orthotics do great good f... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Blisters: Topical wound care consisting of topical antibiotic and band aids. I would present to an er for assistance if you cannot get to a clinic asap.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Hard and red skin: See your podiatrist for an evaluation and assistance . The cracks are called fissures and can become infected - if they haven't already.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Infection: As stated , without your toe and you to evaluate that is a really hard call. Follow up with the treating physician for that decision.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Foot: Without you in front of any of us it is impossible to know if it is callous or not. The first thing you need to do is see your podiatrist for an eval... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Not sure : What sfn is short for , but the test you speak of is qsart - quantitative sudomotor axonal response time . Speak to the physician who ran the test fo... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Orthotics: This is pretty vague. It depends on what the need is . For diabetics , if you meet the criteria for medicare , shoes would be the way to go. In ge... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Pain: Any description such as this merits an evaluation . See your podiatrist for that evaluation and a treatment plan. There are many possibilities here ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Pain: Very likely. Touching any area that just had surgery will simply irritate that area. Follow the instructions of the treating physician and leave tha... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Orthotics: When you say 'any ' that's a large category especially if you mean the type that lie in your shoes. They help a ton of biomechanical conditions. And... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Pain: Pain is always an indicator that an exam is needed. See your podiatrist for an x ray and evaluation.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Hammertoe: In a nutshell it is a muscle imbalance , but there is certainly a lot more . See your podiatrist for an evaluation and complete picture.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Toes: That is entirely dependent on whether the toes are considered flexible or in a fixed position, if there is bunion present, as well as other biomechan... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Podiatrist: Chiropodist is a term than has not been used in the us for over 50 years. We do a great deal of good helping patients with a myriad of foot and ankle... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Pain: This certainly merits an evaluation. Start with your family doctor who will refer to specialists as needed.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Blisters: Not usually . See your treating physician - you may be sensitive to a medication or a part of the wound dressing
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Stand: I agree - the most likely culprit is nerve compression/problems. See your neurologist and or orthopedist for an evaluation.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Swollen: You should see your podiatrist for an exam to determine the cause of the swelling.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Bruising: If it is only bruising , yes it should. The fact that you are on crutches says to me that further x rays or other imaging is in order.

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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

Affiliations

ACCPPS
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