Permenant ingrown toenail removal

What is an Ingrown Toenail? When a toenail is ingrown, the nail is curved downward and grows into the skin, usually at the nail borders (the sides of the nail). This “digging in” of the nail irritates the skin, often creating pain, redness, swelling, and warmth in the...

What the Foot Podcast Introduction

Want to learn about the new healthcare reform bill from the eyes and ears of a podiatric surgeon?  Are you a sports fan and your favortie player has a foot or ankle injury and want to know how long they will be off the field?  Here at Arch City Foot and Ankle we will...

What are the most common sports injuries in the foot?

Plantar Fascitiis Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the band of tissue (the plantar fascia) that extends from the heel to the toes. In this condition, the fascia first becomes irritated and then inflamed-resulting in heel pain. The symptoms of plantar fasciitis...

Healing a diabetic ulcer with total contact casting

Traditional total contact casting has long been considered to be the “Gold Standard” for the offloading of diabetic and neuropathic plantar foot ulcerations.  Total contact casting is a simple way to reduce pressure on the bottom of the foot without comprising the...

Plantar fasciitis and baseball injuries

As a podiatrist this is the most common problem we treat. Plantar fascittis is a ligament on the bottom of the foot that can become inflamed by normal or strenuous activities.  For the average person (non-athlete) it can be treated conservatively and easily by mainly...

Downtown Health & Wellness Open House

In just 1 week today, we are having this OPEN HOUSE. At 916 Olive Street, we will have the GRAND OPENING of LabCorp Downtown, the GRAND OPENING of the CrossFit Extension of Agoge Personal Fitness. Also, the various specialists will be telling you what they do and how...

Plant based diet can cure diabetes

Patients in our waiting room today get the benefit of learning about how a plant based diet can cure diabetes by watching #forksoverknives. Plant based diet = no diabetes = no ulcerations = no neuropathy = no foot amputations = better quality of life. Dr. Dennis M....

Restoring mobility restores life

I attended the Arizonaafo custom workshop today to gain advanced education on custom AFOs. Podiatrists can evaluate, treat and provide foot and ankle braces (AFO) to treat many foot and ankle pathologies. Such foot and ankle pathologies include posterior tibial tendon...