Dr. Jocelyn Curry

Podiatry
Lithonia, GA
16 years experience female

Locations

Ankle and Foot Centers of GA

Lithonia, GA

Address

5910 Hillandale Dr, Suite 102, Lithonia, GA, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

770-981-0480

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

Ankle and Foot Centers of GA

Atlanta, GA

About

Bio

Keeping our feet healthy is a great start to living a healthy life. I treat all aspects of foot and ankle injuries from the ingrown toenail to an ankle fracture. I am a wife and mother of a happy toddler son. I have a special interest in pediatric feet and diabetic care.

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

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

56 Answers
12 Agrees
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
It could be: Residual hemisiderin deposits under the skin from the previous cellulitis. Try an anti-histamine cream to calm the itching. If it doesn't resolve In a... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Ankle sprain: You likely have an ankle sprain of the medial side of the ankle, too. A lateral fracture and medial sprain are common. Physical therapy will help the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Yes: You may have periodic swelling now that you are walking. Using compression socks that go to the knee may help reduce edema. If it doesn't resolve then... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Location dependent: Future problems after this procedure will be determined by how much bone is removed and the location where it comes from. Also if there is an infectio... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Cellulitis: If your swelling is increasing or unchanged after 3-4 days on antibiotics then you may need a stronger or different type of antibiotic to treat the ba... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Not fungus: Vertical streaks in the nails is not indicator of fungus. This may be extra pigment going from your skin to the nails, which is harmless and not treat... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Ignore: Bunions have a genetic component but can be worsened by tight shoes.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Ignore: Physical therapy exercises can help regain ankle strength and stability.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Ignore: Keep the area of concern padded and protected to reduce irritation until it resolves.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Ignore: Protected weightbearing can expedite healing after an initial immobilization period.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Ignore: Wearing an ankle brace during strenuous exercises can help prevent re-injury.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Ignore: Ask your doctor if a steroid injection or aspiration of the cyst would be an option.
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Cut it back: Cut the toenail back as far as possible to reduce the risk of it getting caught on something. Then a apply a bandaid to keep pressure on the nail unti... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Ignore: Slowly return to normal activities and listen to your body to prevent more injury.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
MRI needed: Cracking joints is usually just from air getting into the joint and is harmless. However if there is pain associated and you had a previous injury the... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Cartilage injury: Assuming you meant tibial plateau "fracture" or "injury", you may have a resultant cartilage injury or cyst in the talus or tibia. This can create con... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Ignore: Moisturize your feet everyday. Dry skin leads to cracks and fissures.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Repeat evaluation: I'd suggest seeing a doctor for new xrays. You could have a small fracture or bone spur related to a previous ankle sprain.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Possible clot: If the calf is also warm or red in color as compared to the left leg then you may have a blood clot. Recent periods of immobility, like prolonged bedr... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Ignore: Ask your doctor if he/she can see the borders of the toenail to prevent incurvation.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Definitely: If the prolonged standing is on a hard surface and you''re not wearing supportive shoes, then it is possible. It's more likely if the prolonged standi... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Unspecific: Sore ankles can be from a wide range of injuries like tendinitis, arthritis, sprain, or fracture. You see a podiatrist for X-rays and evaluation
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Specialist: The ER is likely only going to refer you to a specialist. Just call your doctor tomorrow and see a foot/ankle specialist.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
X-ray: You may have fractured a bone so you need to see a doctor soon. In mean time, apply ice and elevate the foot. Try to keep weight only to the heel of t... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Callus or Wart: Pain in that area is likely from a callus but there may be an underlying wart also causing pain. This can only be diagnosed by a doctor with proper de... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Ignore: Soak the feet in warm water and body wash to soften the nail before cutting.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Ignore: Try to reduce direct pressure over the cyst to reduce irritation.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Nail procedure: If the toenail is painful when you apply pressure then you need to have the pressure relieved to release the blood underneath the nail plate. It's pos... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Ignore: Wearing compression socks may reduce swelling during prolonged standing or sitting.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Ignore: Do not use the callus remover pads; the acid will burn good and bad skin.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
X-ray needed: That area of the foot could be painful for many reasons like a stress fracture, tendinitis, arthritis or just the biomechanics of your foot. See a pod... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Similar: An ankle sprain results from a temporary mild dislocation of the ankle because the ligaments are stretched beyond their comfort level. If the ankle st... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Compression socks: in general are going to support whatever area is covered. So if you only need support for the foot then a shorter sock will be helpful. Compression so... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Sprain or fracture: Sounds like you have an ankle sprain that's not healing well. Noticing a bruise 2 weeks after the injury says "something" is still bleeding under the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Location dependent: It really all depends on the location of bone in question. If it's a weight bearing area like the foot or ankle, then it may take 4-6 weeks to improve... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Ignore: Keep the nails cut straight across, avoiding slanted cuts since that may lead to an ingrown nail.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Ignore: Ask your doctor about adding physical therapy to your treatment for a faster recovery.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Go to the ER: Any drainage from your toe is not normal
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Salt water soaking: is for the purpose of reducing swelling. If you have ant bites then you need an anti-histamine topical cream.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Extra support: at the ball of the foot. Avoid extremely flat or extra flexible shoes. You need extra cushion at the forefoot to elevate the bones and reduce pressure... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Bone spur: The extra prominence could be a bone spur coming from the navicular. This can be a normal occurrence given your foot type (flatfoot) or from an old in... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Not likely : Cortisone injections target a specific injury or joint. Peripheral neuropathy is too broad to truly benefit from that type of injection.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Fracture non union: That fracture may be going into a phase of delayed healing depending on the treatment you've had thus far. If the fracture is not displaced, then you ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Get treatment: You should definitely see a local podiatrist or dermatologist for evaluation and possible biopsy. Whenever you have open cracks or bleeding there is i... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Ignore: Protect your feet from injury since you may not feel pain as quickly as others.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Toes corrected: The curled toes can likely be corrected. See a podiatrist for xrays and evaluation
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Get treatment: Your question is too general for a more specific answer. See a podiatrist for evaluation or go to the ER if the pain is too bad
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Get a X-ray: and an evaluation by a podiatrist. That's the best way to know if it's arthritis and get some treatment options.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Mini flares: When you first start these meds for gout you may experience "mini flares" in various joints while your body is getting adjusted to the medication. Con... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 16 years experience
Too much standing : The prolonged standing is causing swelling because the casted leg is immobile. The bruising may be from where your toes are rubbing against the top of... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Curry is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Curry is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you I've taken too much time and I'll definitely schedule a appt
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Yes it was a fracture, I'm sorry but thank u for your advice
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you Dr. Im glad it doesn't seem to be another misdiagnosis

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine,
Graduated 2007MD

Residency

Atlanta VA hospital

Awards

Top Podiatrist, First Place, Georgia - Summer
2014
Thought Leader Doctor, First Place, Atlanta Region - Summer
2014

Affiliations

American Podiatric Medical Association
American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
Georgia Podiatric Medical Association
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