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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 […]

Deal of the Month – December 2016

Amerigel Care Lotion Rehydrate and soothe dry, irritated skin with AMERIGEL Care Lotion’s advanced deep penetrating formula. The Care Lotion’s quick-absorbing blend of ingredients work to soften and exfoliate corns and calluses while moisturizing to promote healthy skin. The hypoallergenic cooling formula is gentle enough for sensitive skin, non-greasy, fragrance-free, oil-free, dye-free and will not clog […]

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. […]

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, […]

November Deal of the Month 2016

2ND PAIR OF CUSTOM MADE ORTHOTICS ONLY $200! You know you can get prescriptions for eyeglasses, high cholesterol, and allergies, but you may not be aware that you can get prescriptions for shoe inserts as well. These specially crafted devices, commonly known as orthotics or orthoses, are designed specifically for your foot, and are created […]

FACTS: AMENDMENT 69

Amendment 69 has far more questions and ambiguities than clear answers. Amendment 69 would be devastating for Colorado’s economy, employers and their employees. Here are the facts: It is costly. The $25 billion tax increase would essentially DOUBLE the size of the current state budget. Employers would have a new 6.67% payroll tax, and all […]

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 […]

Deal of the Month – October

Buy any 2 toe spacers/spreaders (1 dozen foam or single silicone), budin splints, toe caps, crest pads or lambs wool and get 1 free! Reduce pain and friction associated with crooked, overlapping and/or flexible hammer toes, corns or calluses with a variety of our pads and splints. These are considered conservative methods of treating minor […]