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Did you know there are 26 bones in your foot? That’s a lot of bones – mostly small, but all working very hard to make sure you can withstand walking, running – even standing. Each is necessary, and unfortunately, each can be broken. As a foot...

For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been introducing you to foot and ankle problems that are very common, despite their overcomplicated names. Today, I’m going to talk about another very common problem with a very simple, forward name – the ingrown toenail. And while the...

As a foot and ankle surgeon, I’ve learned (and continue to learn) a lot about ankles, feet and toes, and the one thing that seems to stay rather consistent with this area of practice are all of the funny and hard to pronounce names associated...

When was the last time you had your foot measured to check your shoe size? I ask this question to my patients a lot, and not surprising, the majority haven’t been truly measured – for both size AND fit – since adolescence. Big mistake. Many patients...

This week I was privileged to give Alamo Heights High School student Matthew Rendon an inside, close and personal look at what I do as a foot and ankle surgeon. I’ve done this for a while, now, hosting high school students who are interested in...

It could be as simple as a stroll down the street or as complex as making the winning shot for your basketball team – sprained ankles come when you least expect it and often when doing an activity you’re used to doing, like, for example,...