Dr. Jason Armstrong

Podiatry
Houston, TX
25 years experience male

Locations

Foot & Ankle Centers of North Houston

Houston, TX

Address

17215 Red Oak Drive, Suite #102, Houston, TX, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: Closed
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Practice website

Fax

(281) 444-7789

Insurances accepted

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Specialties
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Podiatry

Sports Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

87 Answers
27 Agrees
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Tail bone: rectal bleeding after trauma can be bad. Sphincter or rectal tear. Severe trauma can illicit stomach pains. Should get to your primary care dr asap
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Fracture: Either. Fractures are best treated with some type of immobilization. The problem with a boot is it can be removed. They are nice as they can be remove... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Moving ankles: spasms, electrolyte disturbances or " growing pains" try an anti inflammatory med before bed. Gatorade could help. Or stretch before you go to bed to ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Plantaris: not that I have ever read. But I have seen a lot of abnormal anatomy cases lately. Abnormal Nerve distribution, extra tendons, etc. so..... Any thing ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Bunion and hammertoe: yes. But it depends on how bad the deformity is. In some mild or simple cases of bunions and hammertoes an orthotic in the shoes can help realign the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Orc nail fungus: no real successes with topical creams and treating nail fungus. Solutions or polishes are better at penetrating under the nail. Fungi nail, Tinactin (... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Callus: Callus, wart, porokeratosis- plugged sweat gland. Or piezeogenic papule. Go see you podiatrist or a dermatologist and get it checked out.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Fibromyalgia: Yes. Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome that can cause the nerve endings to fire and cause pain at any time. Underyling etiology is unknown.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Sore wrist: Head to the nearest er or dr office and have x-rays done to make sure nothing is broken can have trainers tape the wrist for cheering. Physical... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Get tested: Go to the er and get tested for std -sexually transmitted diseases. Or your pcp.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Sore muscles: Myalgia.Sore muscles or inflammation of muscles. May be medication related - trazadone dehydration, electrolyte imbalance - calcium and magnesium. M... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Walking: Walking is the best exercise for swelling. Compression stockings.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
ACL: Yes. The water is inflammation in the knee joint - from the torn acl. Thing like a bakers cyst behind the knee or a torn knee joint capsule could caus... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Tingling: Sounds more like bells palsy. Usually in the face. Could be shingles? - you are young less likely. Have you had chicken pox? Is the pain consta... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Protein shakes: Yes. Just watch out for artificial sweeteners in some of them.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Tendinitis: Ice or heat - depending on the time frame early or late. Ice is generally recommended early on for acute injuries - days to 1 week heat - later inju... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Ossicles: There can be many reasons for calcifications in different areas of the body. Veins can calcify, tendons can calcify, ligamnets, etc. The leg calcifica... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Ingrown nail: unless it was really infected, probably not. maybe would make your toe numb.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Peroneal subluxation: The surgery to re groove the fibula and possibly repair the tendon would require 4-6 weeks of healing and non weight bearing- no walking. Followed by ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Blue green toe: the fact the toe changes color and returns to normal suggests maybe your shoes are too small and maybe bruising. If there is no pain, wouldn't worry t... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Fracture: bone typically takes between 6-8 weeks to heal itself. primary healing is faster - through surgery - the fracture is reduced, fixated and heals 4-5 w... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Toenail: Ibuprofen, advil, (ibuprofen) alleve or just tylenol would not recommend any stronger meds as they can interact with the alcohol. Loosening the b... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Calf pain: can be several things: 1. tingling and numbness usually represent nerve pain - the sural nerve runs behind the calf muscle and could be pinched 2. t... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Phenol: ??? Phenol is the cauterizing agent that kills the root of the nail. Scar tissue from the procedure is a possibility. More than likely not enough of t... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Invasive: It’s a cartilage transplant procedure. It IS invasive, but rewarding
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Vibration: more than likely the vibration is nerve pain. Some cases of plantar fasciitis involve the infracalcaneal nerve branch under the heel- it gets entrappe... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Orthaheel: Yes. Better than other flip flops. Any support in the arch is better than none at all. Have your foot examined - if you have a very high arched foot t... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Leg and arm numbness: yes. Numbness typically implies nerve irritation. Leg and arm numbness both could be vascular issue from bleeding in the brain. Would recommend to see... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Swollen tongue: More than likely its a swollen taste bud from a food you ate. They usually go away after a day or 2. Keep an eye on it. If gets worse, go see an oral ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Diaphragm: chest xray with inpiration and expiration. Xray with lungs fully inflated- inhale deeply, and x ray with lungs deflated- fully exhaled
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A female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Red toe dots: its called chillblains. It is an allergic reaction to cold weather. Keep your hands and feet warm.
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A male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Gout: Need to be on an anti inflammatory medication also- Advil, alleve, or other. Bruising can be normal as swelling in the joint continued. Can take 2-3 w... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Corn: What we think is a corn may be a wart, ipk, callus, or other skin condition. Some over the counter meds may help - be careful they have salicylic acid... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Cracks in nails: Usually more indicative of some form of trauma. Not a disease process. Vitamin deficiencies can weaken the nails they become very brittle and crack ea... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Corn: Wear wider shoes Unfortunately, the corn/ callus is a skins response to pressure. It will never go away until the pressure is removed.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Wound: Did the er give you a tetanus shot? Does sound more viral. At 29 your tetanus status should be current. Is the knife wound red, sore, tender, painf... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Numbness: Most likely its called a morton's neuroma. This is a pinched nerve between the knuckles of the foot just behind the toes that are involved. Usually th... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Cold hands: could be a spasm of the arteries and veins - Raynaud's phenomenon. Need to get the blood circulating in your hands. Jumping jacks, wrist flexion and e... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
PVD, PAD: i would not call an ABI of .93 borderline PVD (peripheral vascular disease). It is normal. If you divide the arm blood pressure by the ankle pressure ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Burning sensation: sometimes in ankle sprains the nerves that supply sensation to you feet and toes get stretched and can cause a transient burning sensation. Muscle/ te... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
5th met base: the peroneal tendon attaches to the 5th met base area. In some severe ankle sprain cases the tendon can pull hard enough to fracture the bone- adulati... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Achilles' tendon: The Achilles' tendon is comprised of 4 tendons. The medial and lateral gastrocnemius, the plantaris tendon and the soleus tendon. It originates above ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Lump: could be some of the hardware used to fixate the fracture backing out. Or as bone heals sometimes there are Spurs that form around the fracture sites.... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Hard cord: techs prob won't give you the hand device. Some may, depends on tech. Could be phlebitis of superficial vein-- lesser saphenous vein or calcified musc... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Fibular fracture: possible. More than likely the fall caused the high fibulae fracture. Need X-rays to be sure or an MRI. Go see your podiatrist or foot and ankle dr.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Bruise: typically 4-6 weeks. Maybe longer depending on the injury. Check with your primary physician or get c-Rays to rule out a broken bone- rib, hip, etc. t... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Peroneal tendonitis: Most likely Peroneal Tendonitis. The tendons on the outside part of the leg. May be from over probation or bad shoes. Would recommend an arch support ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Liquid nitrogen: Hard to stock that stuff these days. For plantar warts it’s not very effective- cannot freeze deep enough Can use OTC products- compound W, wart away,... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
Achilles : yes. Usually the Achilles' tendon ruptures above the insertion to the heel. But higher tears are possible. Get an MRI and see a podiatrist or orthoped... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 25 years experience
X legs: Orthotics - custom inserts for the shoes would help the torquing effect on your hips and knees. A good arch support stops the hips and knees from inte... Read More
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Jun 28, 2018
My family have been patients of Dr Armstrong for more than 15 years and I can honestly say he is a very caring, knowledgeable, funny, pleasant, professional man.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Armstrong is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Armstrong is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you SO MUCH. I just got health insurance and am awaiting the effective date. I gaunt appreciate your help ,sir.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Hadn't thought of the meds being a factor. Thanks. Will check it out
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) lots of thanks dear dr.u really helped me..once more tbank u so mucb

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University,
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

KINGWOOD MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2001

Affiliations

FACFAS, APMA, TPMA
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