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.

    • 17 NOV 17
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    What Causes More Foot & Ankle Injuries – Artificial Turf vs. Natural Grass

    If you’re a sports fan, Fall is a busy time of year. Whether you play a sport (or two, or three), cheer for the home team, or tune in to ESPN for all the big games — there is a ton going on in the world of athletics right now. Baseball winds down while many

    • 08 NOV 17
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    Diabetes Prevention & Management – Why You Need a Podiatrist On Your Healthcare Team

    As November is Diabetes Awareness Month, we thought it a fitting time to talk about the important role podiatrists play in diabetes prevention and management. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that over 100 million adults in America are diabetic or prediabetic. If you are one of these individuals, including a podiatrist on your

    • 06 NOV 17
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    How To Avoid 4 Common Foot & Ankle Running Injuries

    When you fall in love with an activity, especially one that promotes cardiovascular health, strengthens the heart, and even improves your overall mood, the last thing you want is to side-line yourself due to injury. For many of you, running is everything. You use it to manage anxiety and focus your thoughts. It makes you

    • 16 AUG 17
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    All About Foot Cramps

    By Dr. Roman Burk There you are, relaxing, feeling fine, maybe even lying in bed drifting off to sleep when suddenly, out of nowhere, it happens – your foot tenses and is taken over with sharp jabs of intense pain. This sensation is commonly called a foot cramp or foot spasm, and OUCH, do they

    • 24 JUN 17
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    Hitting the Beach this Summer? Don’t Forget to Protect Your Feet!

    By Dr. Jed H. Erickson: It’s summertime! If they aren’t already, many students will soon have some time off school for summer break! Many people like to go out of town, often to a beach somewhere. With this in mind, I would like to remind you to take some time and think about your feet,

    • 08 MAR 17
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    Foot and Ankle Injuries Commonly Encountered by Athletes: Lisfranc Injury

    By Dr. Roman Burk Participation in sporting activities is important to living a healthy life. However, they are not without their risks. Pretty much every type of sporting activity has the potential to cause injury to the foot or ankle. Even swimming! It may surprise you just how many different kinds of foot and ankle

    • 28 FEB 17
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    What We Need to Know About Skin Cancer of the Feet

    By Dr. Justin Hooker What Are Skin Cancers of the Feet? Skin cancer can occur anywhere on the body, including the feet.  Common symptoms can include color changes, skin cracking, bleeding, abnormal masses or spots. The most common cause of skin cancer on the foot and ankle is sun exposure. However; viruses, chemicals exposures, genetic

    • 27 FEB 17
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    Back Pain? Your Feet May Be Behind It

    By Dr. Roman Burk: Most people are unaware that foot problems can influence their entire body from the legs, to the back, to the neck, and even the shoulders. You’ve heard the song, “The leg bone’s connected to the thigh bone. The thigh bone’s connected to the hip bone…,” and it’s very true. The entire

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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
    NAMPA LOCATION- 222 W. Iowa Ave. Suite 225 Nampa, ID 83686
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      8:00am - 5:00pm
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      8:00am - 3:00pm
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