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It's always exciting when your children come and talk to you about what they may want to do with their lives, especially as it relates to career. As parents we spend many years sowing our children, giving advice, feeding, clothing, educating and leading by example....

If you've been diagnosed with a "foot sprain" and you're still not walking correctly, you may have something more serious going on. Many times a foot sprain is a more serious condition known as a Lisfranc (midfoot) injury. The Lisfranc injury is very often mistaken...

I’ve written about failed foot and ankle surgery in the past and some of the ways this problem can be treated. Reconstruction of the foot and ankle can take many forms as there are an infinite number of complications that can arise after foot and...

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of Ms. Henley Johnson accompanying and observing me in the operating room for a reconstructive surgery at Christus Santa Rosa Alamo Heights Hospital.Henley is a junior at Alamo Heights High School and she tells me she wants to follow in...

Mentor: someone who teaches or gives help and advice to a less experienced and often younger person. mentor. verb.One of the greatest joys is to pass along information and advice to younger individuals and then watch them blossom and develop. I feel there’s nothing greater than...

One of the common foot and ankle conditions I see is foot and ankle tendinitis -- and not just with high performing athletes, but with every day folks. Patients will come to the office with tenderness about the ankle or to the tendons on the...

If your arch or areas close to the ankle hurt it may not be plantar fasciitis. It may be another very common foot and ankle problem.I've written about painful plantar fasciitis in the past and while the plantar fascia offers support to the arch, the...

Last week I attended the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) annual scientific conference in New Orleans, Louisiana and the tag line for this organization is "Proven leaders. Lifelong learners. Changing lives." This got me thinking about the whole continuing medical education process...

As I’ve said time and time again, you really don’t know how valuable your feet and ankles are until you injure them, and often times, I see patients who come in months after their initial injury in excruciating pain. I ask them, “Why on earth...