Tag Archives: Boulder County Foot and Ankle

Trick or Treat, Smell My Feet

Halloween is coming up and the kids will be out in full force to get their sweet treats, so make sure your ready, so you don’t have to smell any feet. Two common foot conditions can be “scary” to some … Continue reading

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Identifying and Treating Baseball Injuries

Baseball is one of the fastest growing youth sports in America.  In general, it’s also one of the safest sports as the injury rate is 2-8%.  In 2012, there were over 250,000 injuries requiring a trip to the emergency room.  … Continue reading

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What is a Coalition in a Foot?

A coalition is the union of 2 bones in the foot. The two bones will be fused by boney, cartilaginous, or fibrous tissue. This union will prevent the normal range of motion that the foot requires. Why does this happen? … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions After Foot Surgery

Having surgery on your foot will change your daily routine drastically for a short time. Here are many questions that patients have asked in the past when having to face surgery. Will I be able to walk after the surgery? … Continue reading

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Danger: Diabetics and Medicated Corn Pads!

First, to quickly review, corns and calluses are very different from each other in location, size, appearance, and pain level. Corns are very painful lesions that usually develop on non-weightbearing areas of the foot, such as the top of the … Continue reading

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FAQ’s About Diabetes

According to the American Diabetes Association, 25.8 million Americans have diabetes, which makes up 8.3% of the total population. However, 7 million of these people are undiagnosed and this number is continuing to increase. The most common age group diabetes … Continue reading

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WHY CAN’T YOU JUST CUT A BUNION BUMP OFF?

Bunions are one of the most common complaints from patients, especially in the summer months, since more patients notice their feet due to wearing sandals or going barefoot. The medical term for a bunion is hallux abducto valgus. This term … Continue reading

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