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Golfers: Don't be handicapped with foot pain

The physical act of repeatedly swinging a golf club in practice and on the links can lead to a condition known as hallux limitus, in addition to other foot problems, such as neuromas.
Apr 8th, 2024
Leneva Fat Pad Injection

Why do my feet feel so bony and hurt?

While aging is a natural process of human nature, aging does not have to equal painful feet. Patients over the age of 50, can expect they may lose up to 50% of their natural fat pad, namely at the ball of the foot and heels. We can help with this.
Oct 7th, 2023

Training for a Triathlon or Ironman?

Whether you are training for a sprint triathlon or an Ironman, training for three different sports can put a variety of different strains on your body.  Each sport in itself can lead to injury, but together the risk of injury is compounded.
Aug 12th, 2023
Prepare Your Feet for Vacation

Taking a vacation? Make it easy on your feet!

Although rest and relaxation are the goals for most vacations, they usually involve a lot of walking and a lot of walking usually involves sore feet. How can you prevent foot injuries and pain from slowing down your vacation?
Jun 12th, 2023
Nutrition and Your Feet

Your diet can affect your foot health?

When we think of nutrition we generally think of our general health.  Your diet can also affect your foot health.  With March being National Nutrition Month we will look at ways to promote foot and ankle health through your diet.
Mar 22nd, 2023

How Are Bunions Corrected?

There are numerous ways to correct a bunion. Dr. Smith explains a few of the most common bunion procedures and the indications for them.
Oct 1st, 2022
Dr. Ronnie Pollard competing in a 22k trail (Devil on the Divide) run.

Picking the Proper Running Shoe

Choosing the proper running shoe can be challenging for even the most experienced runner. Dr. Pollard, an Ironman competitor and avid runner, shares her insight on features to watch for when choosing your running shoes.
Jun 25th, 2022

Is foot pain ruining your golf swing?

Spring is here, which for many in Colorado means the return of golf season. Don't let foot pain ruin your attempts at course records this year!
Apr 20th, 2021

Don't Ignore Flat Feet

Treatment and prevention of adult flatfoot can reduce the incidence of additional foot problems such as bunions, hammertoes, arthritis and calluses, and improve a person’s overall health.
Mar 25th, 2021
Ankle Replacement

Ankle Arthritis

Total ankle replacement has gained traction in the last decade as a reliable, durable procedure for those experiencing severe ankle pain, often caused from arthritis.
Oct 12th, 2020

Should I Fix My Bunion?

A bunion is an enlargement of the bone of the big toe joint. Not all bunions will become painful, but if they start to limit your activity and lifestyle it may be time to consider surgery.
Feb 27th, 2020

Winter can be Fall Season

Don't let a fall ruin your winter. If you suffer and ankle sprain or fracture, we encourage you to seek help.
Feb 5th, 2020

Treating chronic pain with no downtime

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is the latest non-invasive, non-surgical, FDA cleared breakthrough procedure to cure chronic musculoskeletal pain.
Feb 5th, 2021

Shin Splints

Also known as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, shin splints are a common injury affecting athletes and runners.
Aug 2nd, 2020

Do I have Midfoot Arthritis?

During this time of social-distancing, you may be noticing increased pain at the top of your foot. This can be secondary to not wearing supportive shoes or going barefoot more than normal. Do you have foot arthritis?
Apr 16th, 2020

Tired of Recurrent Ankle Sprains and Instability?

Ankle sprains are the number one cause of visits to the ER for the lower extremity. Repetitive ankle sprains cause a condition called Ankle Instability. This can lead to further trauma, resulting in ankle fractures and ultimately ankle arthritis.
Feb 18th, 2020