Tips for Winter Running

Photos by Kurayba, As the days grow short and the weather gets colder it can be easy to neglect exercise in favor of hot chocolate by the fireplace. Of course, many Coloradoans love the outdoors and want to stay in great shape all year round. For those of us that run, this means getting out … Continued

Foot Pain – Strain or Sprain

Sprained Ankle. Seems like the common childhood ailment. A kid’s out on the playground, steps wrong, rolls their ankle, comes hobbling in and spends a few days on crutches. How many of us had that happen when we were elementary students. Now, as an adult, when we step wrong and it gets painful it takes … Continued

Archeologists find 3000-Year Old Wooden Toe

Foot problems have been around for all of human history. In fact, researchers at University of Basel in Switzerland are studying a prosthetic toe made from wood that may be 3,000 years old. The toe, which was found in an Egyptian burial site near Luxor named Sheikh Abd el-Qurna. This necropolis is large with many … Continued

Painful Bunions? Fix it right the first time.

Suffering from Bunions? Dr. Hatch is conducting a free seminar detailing the Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction on October 10, 2018. Learn more about Bunions and how to fix the root cause at this Free Seminar. 3D Bunion Correction Seminar October 10, 2018 6-8pm Embassy Suites Snowberry Meeting Room 4705 Clydesdayle Pkwy, Loveland, CO 80538 RSVP … Continued

Metatarsalgia – Toothache of the Foot

Metatarsalgia or Stone Bruise Oww!   Feels like there’s a pebble in your shoe, but when you check… nothing?  What’s going on?  Why does your foot hurt?  Metatarsalgia, or as it’s commonly called, a Stone Bruise is a condition where there is pain in the ball of your foot, between your toes and the arch of … Continued

Beach Vacation Foot Care: Keep Your Feet Healthy

Spring is here and, summer is just around the corner. And since it soon will be prime time for a beach vacation, we thought we’d clue you into a couple of beach-centric footcare tips! Everyone loves going barefoot at the beach. There aren’t many places more suited to going without shoes– everything’s soft, warm, and … Continued

Common Foot and Ankle Issues (And Their Solutions!)

We never think about our feet until it’s too late. Since they’re all the way down there, and wrapped up in stylish footwear (more often than not) it’s easy to forget about all of the things we should think about regarding foot-care. There are a few common issues that we here at the Foot and … Continued

Pregnancy and Changing Foot Size

There’s a little-acknowledged fact about pregnancy: all other considerations aside, your feet are in for a wild ride! It’s a topic that isn’t discussed much during pregnancy. There are a number of reasons why, with the topic of foot-size and pregnancy-related health issues being a particularly sensitive area of discussion. But the truth of the … Continued

Football Season Means Sprains

The time has come to put on those jerseys and tune in! Yes indeed, football season is here again. And that means relaxing with friends, catching some great games, and watching athletes compete at the peak of their abilities! Unfortunately, all of this means watching athletes injure themselves in pretty significant ways, as well. Take … Continued

UV-C Antimicrobial Devices: Keeping Hospitals Clean

Here’s some good news: scientists have created a machine that zaps germs in operating rooms! Though it’s not specifically related to foot and ankle health, this development is great news for every medical professional in the field. Though operating rooms are some of the cleanest places around, it’s almost impossible to remove all microscopic organisms … Continued