Category: Foot & Ankle Surgery

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 […]

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 […]

Reconstructive Surgery

Chronic foot and ankle pain caused by foot deformities, arthritis and tendinitis can become debilitating despite all conservative efforts. When conservative measures fail, surgical correction to remove arthritic joints, straighten crooked bones, and repair tendons and ligaments may be required. Reconstructive surgeries are carefully planned and executed to provide long term relief of these painful […]