Category: Conditions We Treat

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

PADnet Arterial Testing

PADnet arterial testing uses a cuff-based method to record Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI)/Toe- Brachial Index (TBI) values and Pulse Volume Recording (PVR) waveforms. ABI and an assessment of flow are included in each test. Using PADnet, all major arteries in the ankle are occluded, and the ABI is calculated based on the highest pressure present. PADnet […]

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 […]

Valuable Services We Offer

At Pueblo Ankle and Foot Care we provide many valuable services above and beyond what is normally offered in a typical medical office. Over the course of the next several months we will take a more in depth look at these. First, all of the doctors at Pueblo Ankle and Foot Care are highly skilled […]

Coping With The Likely Injection

We now have an office out in Pueblo West as part of the Centura Clinic on the South side of Hwy 50 between Purcell and McCulloch. While at that location today, I was meeting with Gertrude (name changed to protect the innocent). It was determined that she would benefit from an injection in her arthritic […]