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.

    • 22 MAY 18
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    How Physical Fitness Affects Your Health and Your Feet

    By: Dr. P. Roman Burk Because May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, we will take a look at the importance of physical fitness in achieving optimum health and how being physically fit can benefit your feet and ankles. Physically active people are healthier and less likely to be afflicted by chronic diseases than

    • 16 MAY 18
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    Why Do These Basketball Stars Have Such Bad Feet?

    By: Dr. P. Roman Burk In 2013, the public got a look at the feet of Lebron James. Lebron James is a six-foot-eight-inches NBA superstar who has won four NBA MVP awards. However, his feet would not win any prizes in the looks department. His pinky toe earned the moniker of “The Lone Phallanger” because

    • 07 MAY 18
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    Arthritis and Your Feet

    By: Dr. Justin P. Hooker Arthritis affects approximately one in four adults in the United States and is a leading cause of work disability. To recognize this major impact on the health of Americans, the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the Arthritis Foundation, and other partners have designated the month of May as Arthritis Awareness

    • 30 APR 18
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    Ten More Interesting and Fun Facts About Feet

    By: Dr. Justin P. Hooker A public opinion poll conducted by the American Podiatric Medical Association found that from head to toe, the foot ranks lowest on a list of body parts/functions that Americans view as important to their well-being. Yet, Americans have to stand and walk on their feet every day. We believe that

    • 25 APR 18
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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

    • 23 APR 18
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    Six Interesting and Fun Facts About Feet

    By: Dr. Justin P. Hooker The foot is undoubtedly one of the most under-appreciated parts of the human body. At the same time, it’s also one of the most overworked parts of the human body. You’ve probably never realized that in just one day, the average person’s feet are involved in taking 8,000 to 10,000

    • 16 APR 18
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    Suffering for Fashion: Six Reasons Why High Heels Hurt

    By Dr. P. Roman Burk High heels are a highly popular fashion statement. Many women love the way they feel in high heels – more glamorous, taller, more feminine. Need I go on? However, as I tell the women in my life, when you continually live in high heels, you are turning your feet into

    • 10 APR 18
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    Oh, My Feet Hurt! National Foot Health Awareness Month

    By Dr. Jed H. Erickson You may have noticed that the calendar is filled with days and months that have been dedicated to something. Some of these designations are fun. For instance, did you know that April 12, 2018 is National Grilled Cheese Day? However, some designations are more serious. Among the many health-related observances

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