Welcome to Rocky Mountain Foot and Ankle’s blog! We hope that this serves to help our patients and potential patients make decisions about their health. I will be publishing at least one update per month on topics related to the foot and ankle and hope to get your feedback! Think of this as a way to interact with your doctor without having to see your doctor! Think of this as a forum to discuss topics of health and fitness or specific problems with the feet! I will do my best to entertain and enlighten, so keep those questions coming.

    • 15 JAN 18
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    How to Prevent Toenail Fungus

    By Dr. Jed Erickson A common occurrence in any medical practice is the patient who waits and waits to seek treatment simply because they feel embarrassed about a condition or symptom they’re experiencing. At our practice, the embarrassing culprit is usually toenail fungus. This unwanted guest will take up residence and the human host will

    • 08 JAN 18
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    8 Fall Prevention Tips for People Over 65

    By Dr. Hooker Last week one of my favorite patients fell at the grocery store. Not only was she mortified by the experience, but she also suffered an excruciating ankle injury, which is why she came to see me. This dear lady is over 65 (although she doesn’t look a day over 50 to me!)

    • 01 JAN 18
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    How to Avoid Plantar Fasciitis Flare Ups

    By Dr. Roman Burk Healing plantar fasciitis takes time, so it can be frustrating when it flares up over and over again. On their road to recovery, my patients often ask, “How can I avoid these painful flare-ups?” Preventative measures, such as orthotics and a daily regimen of foot stretches, can go a long way.

    • 18 DEC 17
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    4 Common Complications of Untreated Toe Fractures

    by Dr. Roman Burk Year after year, I hear patients repeat the same refrain, “I’ve always been told there is no treatment for broken toes.” While this is a commonly held belief, it is actually completely false. In fact, the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons warns, you should never underestimate an injured or

    • 11 DEC 17
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    Ask the Podiatrist: What is Plantar Fasciitis?

    By Dr. Justin Hooker “Dear Dr. Hooker, I’ve been having severe heel pain and tenderness. I read on the Internet that I might have “Plantar Fasciitis.” What is plantar fasciitis? Is it serious? How should I treat it?” Plantar Fasciitis is an inflammation of the connective tissue surrounding the heel. The resulting pain to the

    • 04 DEC 17
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    How to Have Happy & Healthy Feet for the Holidays

    by Dr. Roman Burk In the winter time, I often get asked by my patients, “How do I get rid of of the dry, cracking skin on my feet?” Every season brings about unique challenges when it comes to keeping your feet happy and healthy. And we can tell you from a LOT of experience,

    • 04 DEC 17
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    Rocky Mountain Foot & Ankle is stepping up to help those in need in the Treasure Valley through its Sole Purpose shoe and sock drive December 1-31. Rocky Mountain Foot & Ankle is now accepting donations of new socks and new and gently used shoes during its first-ever shoe drive. Proper footwear makes a huge

    • 27 NOV 17
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    What Are Plantar Warts?

    In the medical world, the bottom of your foot is known as the plantar surface. Warts that materialize on the soles of feet are known as plantar warts. The plantar wart is unique because the skin on the bottom of your foot is 20 times thicker than anywhere else on the body. Warts are caused

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    MERIDIAN OFFICE - 1828 Millenium Way Suite 200 Meridian, ID 83642
    CALDWELL OFFICE - 1818 10th Ave Suite 250, Caldwell Idaho 83605
    EAGLE LOCATION- 323 E Riverside Dr. Suite 204 Eagle, ID 83616
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      8:00am - 5:00pm
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      8:00am - 3:00pm
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