Author: Dr. Eric Lewis

Pain and Swelling After Surgery or Injury

Swelling and pain are common after foot injury or surgery. Gravity is not a podiatrist’s best friend. After insult to a lower extremity, the vasculature gets larger in order to send increased blood flow and starts the healing process to the injured area. Many times, patients are informed to ice the injured area directly, however […]

Skin Cancer on your Feet!

Although cancer is relatively rare in the foot and ankle, we do diagnose it here at Pueblo Ankle and Foot Care. Signs that you should look for when examining your skin follow the ABCD acronym. A is for asymmetry. A skin lesion that looks different when imagining it cut in half should warrant further inspection. […]

Surgery of the Foot and Ankle

There are two types of physicians that can perform surgery of the foot and ankle. The podiatric physicians at Pueblo Ankle and Foot Care attended 4 years of undergraduate education, 4 years of podiatric medical school and 3 years of extensive elective, limb salvage and trauma surgical residency training. We have focused on the foot […]

Understanding Wound Care

There are three main type of chronic wounds that we treat at Pueblo Ankle and Foot Care. These wounds are diabetic foot ulcerations, wounds originating due to swelling and vein problems, and wound coming from artery problems. Diabetic wounds typically result from increased pressure areas that the diabetic patient may not be able to feel […]

June Deal of the Month

Deal of the Month Valid June 2016 Compression Stockings & Diabetic Socks – Buy 1 pair get the 2nd pair half off! Compression socks apply ‘graduated’ pressure. During the day the body will pump blood to all extremities and this of course includes the foot or feet that the compression socks are being worn on. However […]

May Deal of the Month

Deal of the Month Valid May 2016 Protech Control Full Length and 3/4 Quarter Length Powerstep Shoe Inserts The ProTech Control orthotic insole offers a firm but flexible arch support and a deeper heel cup with a 2-degree medial post for improved foot control and positioning. Double layer, shock absorbing cushioning for enhanced comfort. A […]

2 Main Reasons Why Bunions Hurt

Simplified, bunions result when the big toe shifts over to the lesser toes and the bone behind it shifts out, resulting in a prominent bump. As the big toe shifts over, the capsule and other soft tissues surrounding the big toe joint become stretched resulting in the stretch receptors to fire and cause pain. As […]