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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...

As I’ve said time and time again, foot and ankle pain is no joke. In my previous blogs, I’ve written about plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis, and how many of my patients had trouble even standing up out of bed in the morning until coming to me. And while...

‘Tis the season…for treating toenail fungus? Yes! With temperatures dropping, and people trading in their open toe shoes and flip-flops for socks and boots, winter is the perfect time for treating this very common, but annoying (and sometimes painful), problem. So, what exactly is toenail fungus? Well,...