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.

    • 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

    • 27 FEB 17
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    6 Common Foot Care Myths

    By Dr. Jed H. Erickson: “If you cross your eyes they’ll stay that way!” Old myths like this, that we often believed as children, are fun to laugh at. However, there are other myths that are no joke, especially when your health is involved. From bunions to broken toes, the podiatrists at Rocky Mountain Foot

    • 15 FEB 17
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    What You Eat Affects Your Feet

    By Dr. Jed H. Erickson A squirrel visits a psychiatrist. When the psychiatrist asks the squirrel, what could be the problem, the squirrel replied, “When I learned, ‘you are what you eat,’ I realized I was nuts!” You are what you eat. We’ve all heard that a time or two, haven’t we? In a way

    • 15 FEB 17
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    How to Properly Trim Your Toenails

    By Dr. Roman Burk, Rocky Mountain Foot & Ankle “Dr. Burk, is there really a right and a wrong way to trim your toenails?” you might ask. The short answer is, yes. In order to maintain healthy feet, a good foot care routine is a must. It’s especially important to wash your feet with soap

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