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Keeping you active and on your feet-that's our first priority at Pawleys Podiatry, your qualified podiatrist in Pawleys Island. The first step to healthy feet and improved foot function begins with a visit to your expert Pawleys Island podiatrist.

From the slightest foot discomfort to unbearable pain, foot problems are not something to be ignored. Pawleys Podiatry is here to help identify the source of your pain and recommend the best treatment plan for the best possible outcome. We treat many conditions of the foot and ankle which you can learn more about on our services page.

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Our website is designed with the belief that the more you understand about your foot health, the better we are able to serve you and your feet. As you navigate the site's pages, you will find valuable information about our practice, including hours of operation, directions to our Pawleys Island office, payment policies, staff bios and more. We hope that you will consult these pages whenever you have a question or concern about your foot and ankle health.

We strive to improve your foot health by utilizing the latest treatment techniques and procedures. Walk into our office, and walk out with an improved foot health. Our Pawleys Island podiatrist look forward to caring for you!


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What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Love Dr. Sprinkle! Everyone at Pawleys Podiatry is caring and professional. Highly recommend this doctor!"
    Kathy M.
  • "Dr. Sprinkle and his staff are wonderful!!!!! Had a procedure done on my big toe. He was so gentle and keep me laughing most of the time. What an excellent doctor!!!!!!!"
    Linda K.P.
  • "Dr. Sprinkle is the best. Treats me and my husband like family! He saved me from a life of suffering with Plantar Fasciitis. God bless you!"
    Amy J.
  • "Dr. Sprinkle and his staff are wonderful!!! I had an ingrown infected big toe and he took care of it. While he was doing the procedure, he had me laughing and at ease. Just AWESOME!!!!"
    Linda P
  • "The wait time is very short and the office very clean. I was given very proficient and gentle care by Dr Sprinkle and his staff. I couldn't have been treated better anywhere."
    Paula G.

Meet Our Doctor

  • Ralph Sprinkle
    D.P.M.

    Dr Ralph Sprinkle is passionate about foot health and has been serving patients along the Grand Strand for more than 25 years. He recently consolidated his Georgetown and Murrells inlet offices into a new, centrally located office in Pawleys Island, South Carolina.

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  • Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

    Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as a stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation, or, rarely, a cyst. Because there are several potential ...

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  • Flexible Flatfoot

    What Is Flatfoot? Flatfoot is often a complex disorder, with diverse symptoms and varying degrees of deformity and disability. There are several types of flatfoot, all of which have one characteristic in common: partial or total collapse (loss) of the arch.   Other characteristics shared by most ...

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  • Ganglion Cyst

    What Is a Ganglion Cyst? A ganglion cyst is a sac filled with a jellylike fluid that originates from a tendon sheath or joint capsule. The word “ganglion” means “knot” and is used to describe the knot-like mass or lump that forms below the surface of the skin.   Ganglion cysts are among ...

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  • Webbed Toes

    Webbed toes (also known as syndactyly) is a rare condition seen in approximately one in 2,000 births. Those with this condition have two or more toes that are partially or fully joined by a flexible skin bridge.  Syndactyly most commonly affects the second and third toes, but it can occur between ...

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  • Weak Ankles

    Weak ankles may be a result of previous ankle injuries, but in some cases they are a congenital (at birth) condition. The ankles are sore, and “give way” easily while standing, walking, or doing other activities. When an ankle is injured, it may take a few weeks to many months to fully heal. Often, ...

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  • Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are usually due to improperly functioning valves within the veins. The veins typically appear prominent or look "raised."  The condition can cause swelling of the legs, ankles, and feet. The skin may become discolored due to leakage of blood into the surrounding tissues, and ulcers may ...

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  • Turf Toe

    What is Turf Toe? Turf toe is a sprain of the big toe joint resulting from injury during sports activities. The injury usually results from excessive upward bending of the big toe joint. The condition can be caused from either jamming the toe, or repetitive injury when pushing off repeatedly when running ...

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  • Toe Walking

    Toe walking, a condition in which a person walks on the toes or ball of the foot, is most often seen in young children learning to walk. A child who does not outgrow toe walking in early childhood should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon. Toe walking may be idiopathic (habitual) or it can be caused ...

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  • Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken Toes)

    The structure of the foot is complex, consisting of bones, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. Of the 26 bones in the foot, 19 are toe bones (phalanges) and metatarsal bones (the long bones in the midfoot). Fractures of the toe and metatarsal bones are common and require evaluation by a specialist. ...

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  • Tired Feet

    "Tired feet" are not a medical condition, but are a common complaint related to various medical conditions. Abnormal foot structure (flatfoot or high arched foot) can overburden the foot, resulting in muscle fatigue. Obesity, improper footwear, pregnancy, leg swelling, increased activity level, or compensation ...

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Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed