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October is designated as Dyslexia Awareness Month here in Texas.Dyslexia is one of the most common language-based learning disabilities affecting Texans. It is estimated that about one in five people have dyslexia in the United States. Proper diagnosis and early intervention are vital and essential in treating...

Recently, one of our patients came to the clinic, suffering since February with debilitating foot pain. I diagnosed this patient with plantar fasciitis. Seemed pretty straight forward and as discussed in previous blogs, this syndrome has a multitude of causes with a tendency to be very...

One of the most common medical conditions I see and treat in my office is plantar fasciitis. Good 'ole heel pain. The plantar fascia is a large ligament on the bottom of our feet that can become inflamed due to activity, weight gain, repetitive trauma,...

For the last two AAU basketball seasons, I've treated several of my son's teammates for various foot and ankle injuries. Even one of the coaches. This happened more by default over the last two seasons as some of these young athletes suffered various foot/ankle injuries,...

My practice is always seeking out ways to improve services and medical care for patients. Physical therapy treatment is ​a helpful adjunct and I often prescribe it for my patients after an injury or surgery to aid in rehabilitating the injured area on the foot...

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...