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Dr. Jason Armstrong

Podiatry
Houston, TX
24 years experience male

Locations

Foot & Ankle Centers of North Houston

Houston, TX

Address

17215 Red Oak Drive, Suite #102, Houston, TX, US
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My office hours

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

Fax

(281) 444-7789

Insurances accepted

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About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Podiatry

Sports Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

87 Answers
27 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
X-rays: Bone typically takes 6-8 weeks to heal. Cast boot and crutches are a good call. Also depends on how the x-rays look. Should get back with the surgeon ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Tremors: Most likely the stenosis at c3-c5 is the cause. The opening where the nerve exits the vertebrae is narrowed so the nerve is pinched. Stress, muscle sp... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Torn fascia: Antiinflammatories are a good suggestion alleve, ibuprofen, or advil. Or ice your foot and ankle is weak from being in the boot for 4 weeks. Thera... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Bunion: most bunions are caused by flat feet. when the foot flattens or the arch collapses the hip and knee internally rotate, and the pelvis tilts forward. ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Stitches: stitches are usually left in anywhere from 10-14 days. Over a joint area they may be left in longer due to the movement of the skin.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Numb toe: more than likely the Sural nerve is irritated from pressure from your shoes. Wear wider shoes to minimize the pressure in the foot and nerve. See your... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Brown nail: could be micro trauma to the nail from pressure from shoes or running. This causes bleeding in/ under the nail. Sometimes there can be "moles" under ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Popping hip: Arthritis, tight ligaments, muscle spasms, piriformis syndrome - most common. Or sciatica. Sciatica usually runs pain down the back of the leg. The in... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Retinaculum: Unfortunately the extensor retinaculum is the housing complex for the tendons. Keep looking for a surgeon to repair. A brace will help short term, but... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Sore nail: sounds like an ingrown nail. Go see your podiatrist and have it removed
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Brittle nails: Vitamin d deficiency can lead to nail thinning. Oil of olay makes a hand and nail cream that when used over time can make them less brittle. Nuvanail... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Laxity: Ligament sprains over time or multiple injuries to the same joint will result in ligament laxity or attenuation - a stretching of the ligaments. Resis... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Jock itch: an antiifungal cream mixed with a steroid cream - like lotrisone
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Bridge: not sure I understand what the bride is? are you referring to the arch? If so - it is typically referred to flat feet - the arch collapses and the st... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Hip pain: hip pain and lower back pain that shoots down the leg and shin is typical sciatica a pinched nerve in the gluteal muscle region. Could be a slipped... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen): about 8-10 tabs or 4 grams per day. 500 mg x2 is 1 gram.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Lump on shin: there are not many muscles that are found over the shin. Usually just the tibial crest or shin bone. Lumps that are painful are a concern unless there... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Sprain: there is a slip of tendon called the peroneus tertious tendon that can sometimes get pulled with an ankle sprain. sometimes the nerves to the toes ge... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Flat feet: Either at first. Try an inexpensive over the counter arch support first. If symptoms improve greatly then should be ok. If symptoms slightly improve t... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Tendonitis: Probably Tendonitis. Not serious. Would recommend hand grip exercise strengthening
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Pinched nerve: the nerves that run to the lower are motor, sensory and autonomic. motor - muscle control, sensory - touch, pressure, etc. Autonomic - temperature reg... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Tailors bunion: bone spur or tailors bunion deformity. The shoe rubs on the skin and the skin rubs on the spur causing the pain. As we age the bone or knuckle gets bi... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Trauma to the nail, causes the ridge- fell off Can take 1 year to grow the nail back New nail should grow back in a year
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Saphenous vein: no. Veins should not feel "hard". They should feel spongy or soft. It may be a phlebitis or clotting of that vein. Ibuprofen 3 times a day or alleve ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Broken nail: usually caused by some form of trauma. Keep them cut short to avoid catching in socks and shoes. Can have it removed, could use super glue or a clear ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Blue lump: May be indicative of a ruptured or partially torn tendon. Posterior Tibial Tendonitis. See your local foot and ankle specialist or podiatrist MRI woul... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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.
A male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Invasive: It’s a cartilage transplant procedure. It IS invasive, but rewarding
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Protein shakes: Yes. Just watch out for artificial sweeteners in some of them.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 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
A female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Red toe dots: its called chillblains. It is an allergic reaction to cold weather. Keep your hands and feet warm.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
Podiatry 24 years experience
Walking: Walking is the best exercise for swelling. Compression stockings.

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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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