Author: Doctor Marble

Do Patients Judge or Don’t They Judge?

May I offer an opinion encompassing both viewpoints:  ABSOLUTELY EVERYONE JUDGES EVERYONE AND EVERYTHING ALL THE TIME!  If one thing has been proven over and over by the human condition: We are very adept at self justification of our own thoughts and reality – we judge positively or negatively why we feel the doctor should […]

Change is Inevitable

This time of year we contemplate the great things (or not so great) that have happened through the previous months. We attempt predict the future and make choices (New Years resolutions) on how we will improve our lives for the future. Government changes to personnel and regulations can (if we let it) cause angst and […]

Diabetes and Wound Care

We had a patient come in recently with pain in the right foot for one week. A red area had developed between the 4th and 5th toes and had been gradually getting larger and more painful. The patient finally went to the emergency room where the possibilities were a deep infection possibly affecting the bone, […]

The “Curbside Consult”

I would say on a fairly regular basis I get a “curbside consult”. This occurs when a friend, family member, or absolutely complete stranger requests my expertise outside of the office. I find it amusing people are willing to bare their tootsies in the most interesting places. I have had people remove their shoes at […]

Pregnancy and Ingrown Toenails

I had a future mother come into the office recently. She was in her third trimester and had ingrown toenails in both great toes. Unfortunately, she had developed swelling and of course her shoes didn’t fit anymore. To top it off she was a “picker” and had attempted “bathroom” surgery on a previous occasion. She […]

Certified Fitter-therapeutic Shoes

We are pleased to announce that Becky has obtained her CFts which is an ABC Certified Fitter-therapeutic shoes as a health care professional who is specifically educated and trained to provide non-custom therapeutic shoes and non-custom multi-density inserts. This includes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice […]

Deal of the Month July – Clean Sweep Antimicrobial Shoe Shield

Deal of the Month Valid July 2016 Eliminates 99.9% of Odor-Causing Bacteria and Fungus On Contact. Use Clean Sweep® daily for a safe, all natural, way to kill bacteria and neutralize causes of shoe odor. Clean Sweep® is a clear, flexible antimicrobial micro-coating that works inside the shoe. Non-toxic, hypoallergenic, environmentally safe, contains no†fragrance or colors […]

Weekend Warriors: Injury Prevention

Have you noticed that the more time marches on the more difficult it is to bounce back from an injury? Even a mild workout or impromptu pick up game of basketball or flag football can cause significant soreness the next day. It used to be, 20+ years ago, you could easily shrug off such soreness […]

The Moore Balance Brace

* Over 14 million American adults aged 65 and older experience a fall each year * Every 15 seconds, an older adult is seen in an emergency room for a fall-related injury * In 2010, such falls resulted in direct costs to the US healthcare system of over $30 billion dollars * More than 20,000 […]