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Get Your Feet Trail Ready

Living in Colorado, hiking is an activity that is readily available and enjoyable.  Hiking, however, like other athletic pursuits can cause discomfort and injury in the feet. Being ready to hit the trails with proper gear and preparation can help to alleviate some of the common hiking maladies.


Pre-hiking tips



On the Trail


Proper attention to your feet while hiking is just as important as preparation and getting proper gear.



Foot Care Survival Kit


Being prepared while hiking is always important.  While many care a first aid kit, a kit dedicated to your feet is also helpful.





Even the most seasoned and prepared hiker may develop foot and ankle problems while on a hike or after.  Common injuries can include



By following these tips, hikers can continue to enjoy their adventures with minimizing their risk of foot and ankle problems. If you feel anything is keeping you back from achieving your hiking goals please call our office at 303-814-1082 or visit to make an appointment. 




Dr. Ronnie Pollard In her professional life, Dr. Pollard is a Board Certified podiatric physician specializing in lower extremity diagnoses, treatment, and after care. Dr. Pollard completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Denver before attending Midwestern University where she graduated as a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. After Midwestern, Dr. Pollard completed Denver's rigorous 3-year Highlands Podiatric Residency Program and has amassed thousands of hours of surgical and clinical treatment experience. Dr. Pollard takes a family focused approach to her practice making sure that her patients are comfortable, confident, and prepared for the treatment plan that she recommends and is sure to adjust strategies based on patient feedback as they heal.

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