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

Bunions: More Than Just a Bump

From the outside, a bunion may simply look like a bony bump. But on the inside, there’s a lot more going on. To truly correct a bunion deformity and get back the ease and comfort you felt before, it’s important to see — and treat! — a bunion for what it really is. What is … Continued

Treating Club Foot with External Fixation

Kevin had a type of bi-lateral club foot that was resistant to conservative treatment.  Dr. Hatch was able to surgically correct his deformity with the use of external fixation.   While fixators look intimidating, they were an ideal treatment for Kevin’s condition. With a careful therapy regiment and considerable determination, 10 year-old Kevin was able to … Continued

Watch Out for Morton’s Neuromas This Spring

There isn’t a much better way to spend a few hours on a Spring day then going on a quick run. While on your run, or going about your day, have you ever felt like something was in your shoe, kind of like your socks were bunched up, but you find that nothing was there? … Continued

Spring Can Be Torture On Your Feet

Photos by joncandy, MSC U13 Green Spring has sprung and people are venturing out of their houses and into the parks. It is great to see people enjoying the beautiful weather and getting some sun after those long Colorado winters, but with increased activity comes increased risk for foot and ankle injury. Two popular spring-time … Continued

Five Reasons Why Your Feet Hurt

We spend a lot of time on our feet everyday, and depending on overall activity take on average of 10,000 steps every single day. That’s almost five miles! Additionally, many people wear shoes that, while very fashionable, can be murder on your feet. There are a number of reasons why your feet hurt throughout the … Continued