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.

    • 28 JAN 19
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    How to Prevent Athlete’s Foot: Symptoms, Risks, and Treatment

    By Dr. Jed H. Erickson Athlete’s foot is one of the most common fungal infections which affects the skin of the feet. What adds to the risk factor is that athlete’s foot, also known as tinea pedis, is a contagious infection, and if ignored, can easily spread to other areas including the toenails, between the

    • 18 SEP 18
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    Is the Treadmill Giving you Ankle Pain?

    By: Dr. P. Roman Burk Are you a runner who likes to improve their running endurance by running on a treadmill at the gym? Or, maybe, like me, you use the treadmill to get your cardio in as a warm up prior to lifting weights. Although it’s still warm enough to run outside in the

    • 10 SEP 18
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    Five Things Flat-Footed Runners Should Know

    By: Dr. P. Roman Burk Previously, we discussed preventing running injuries with the right running shoes, but many people have asked a more pointed question lately online. What about flat-footed runners? For starters, flat feet are caused when the medial longitudinal arch of a person’s foot flattens or collapses. When this happens, the person’s feet

    • 24 JUL 18
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    Anyone for Tennis? – Keeping Your Feet in Good Shape on the Tennis Court

    By: Dr. Jed H. Erickson We are in the middle of the tennis season. The tennis superstars are showing us their stuff and we are full of admiration at their skillful games. However, you don’t have to be on par with Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal to enjoy a game of tennis. But just like

    • 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

    • 02 APR 18
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    Things Your Podiatrist Wishes Runners Wouldn’t Do

    By Dr. P. Roman Burk If you are a runner, you know how important your feet are. Even if your feet wouldn’t win a beauty contest, it’s important to keep them in as good a shape as possible. What’s more, improper alignment of your feet can impact your entire skeletal structure. So, how do you

    • 14 MAR 18
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    Rah! Rah! Foot and Ankle Injuries in Cheerleading

    By Dr. Jed H. Erickson Did you know that March is National Cheerleading Safety Month? Under the auspices of CheerSafe, a coalition of national, regional and state organizations, March is dedicated to spreading the word about cheerleading safety issues throughout the cheerleading community. This community includes the cheerleaders, their coaches and parents.   How Cheerleading

    • 20 FEB 18
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    Ways to Prevent Foot Pain While Ice Skating

    By Dr. Roman Burk The Winter Olympics are upon us, and many eyes will be watching the figure skaters. You can enjoy skating even if you’ll never make the Olympic team. (Here’s an article from Sports Podiatry on how the sport affects the feet of world-class figures skaters). Skating is great exercise and a lot

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