Category: Conditions We Treat

Clean Sweep

Clean Sweep Antimicrobial Shoe Shield eliminates 99.9% of odor-causing bacteria and fungus on contact. Clean sweep is enhanced with odor capture technology to neutralize ammonia, urea, smelly fatty acids and steroids. On average, our feet sweat the equivalent of one cup of moisture per day. Combined with heat inside our shoes, moisture builds up, creating […]

Patients Are More Than Patients

I recently received an obituary for one of my favorite patients that made me laugh, cry and ponder on things in life. We both looked forward to seeing each other at his regularly scheduled at risk foot care appointments which was every 3 months. He gave me advice on life asked for or freely given […]

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 […]