Health Topics

Find information on many health topics, listed A to Z.

Foot Health

Podiatry is a branch of medicine devoted to the study of diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower extremity.

From The Blog

Shoes lined up on shelf

Expert advice on finding the best shoe fit

Make each step count by choosing the right footwear. These guidelines will help you get the perfect fit.

Stephanie Kvas DPM By Stephanie Kvas May 21, 2021
Four pair of athletic shoes

Changes due to COVID-19 pandemic can affect feet

The transition to home for work and school has led more people to skip wearing shoes. While it may feel good in the short term, the lack of arch and foot support can cause some problems. Here's what you need to know.

Sara Vande Kieft DPM By Sara Vande Kieft February 9, 2021
Athletic shoes in a circle

How to determine foot arch type

Are you thinking of getting a new pair of athletic shoes? Be sure to check your arch type before buying.

October 12, 2018

Foot surgery success for Turtle Lake woman

A recent foot surgery has helped put the pep back in Jeanie Bruner’s step.

December 22, 2014

Healthy Feet

Many people take for granted being able to walk pain-free, and don’t realize how problematic foot pain can be on a day-to-day basis until they experience it for themselves. 

Luke Madsen DPM By Luke Madsen March 12, 2014