Board-certified podiatrist, Trevor Whiting, DPM, is excited to be a part of Foot and Ankle Institute of Colorado. He brings with him the knowledge and skills of over a decade of patient care providing the experience needed to efficiently treat you.
While your feet naturally have an arch, having arches that are too high can lead to foot pain and other complications. In this blog, we explore the common complications of high arches and how you can relieve foot arch pain.
Lateral ankle pain around the fibula is a common reason patients come in to see us. There are multiple causes of pain over the outside portion of the ankle. This article reviews the causes and treatments of this.
If you are suffering from any foot and ankle problems, call your expert Colorado Springs foot and ankle surgeons today at 719-488-4664. The team at Foot and Ankle Institute of Colorado is here to help you with all of your family's foot and ankle needs.
Pain in the ball of the foot is most commonly caused from either capsulitis in the metatarsophalangeal joint or a pinched nerve called a neuroma. Read this article to find out the common symptoms and what treatment options are available for you!
High ankle sprains are a common injury that occur, especially in sports. This article discusses what a high ankle sprain is and treatment options to try to help patients return to their sport as soon as possible.
Tarsal coalitions are a foot condition where 2 separate bones of the foot are abnormally attached together. The 2 most common places that these occur are between the talus and calcaneus and between the navicular and the calcaneus.
A crossover second toe deformity is a problem that occurs when the second toe subluxes dorsally and medially over the great toe. This causes problems with wearing regular shoes, because it rubs on shoes and causes pain.
Hammertoes are a very common problem we see as podiatrists. If they are not treated, they can lead to pain and skin irritation. More problems can occur with hammertoes, so we recommend treating these as soon as you notice the problem developing.
It is important not to delay treatment of infections, because they can worsen and spread. If you are suffering from any foot and ankle problems, call your expert Colorado Springs foot and ankle surgeons and podiatrists today at 719-488-4664.
Heel pain is one of the most common problems we see patients come in for in our office. This specific article focuses on plantar fasciitis, which is the type of heel pain where you get pain on the bottom of the heel.
Ingrowing toenails are one of the most common problems we treat in the office. Patients get ingrowing toenails at all ages, and if they are not treated appropriately, they can lead to severe infections and pain.
Pain that is centered around the big toe joint is a very common problem that we see. There are several common causes of this, and the good news is, they are very treatable to help with the pain if you are suffering from this.
Patients develop extra bones in their feet very commonly and this can be a source of pain. We think this mostly happens genetically and many times when patients have an extra bone on one foot, it is also present on the other foot as well.
The 3 most common reasons people get pain in the ball of the foot are tearing of the plantar plate around the second metatarsophalangeal joint, a Morton's neuroma, or a stress fracture of the metatarsal.
Rheumatoid arthritis typically causes ulnar deviation in the fingers and hands and this also happens in the feet, which we call fibular deviation. This happens when all the toes over time start to drift to a more lateral position.
Tarsal coalitions are a relatively common problem that can affect foot and ankle function. We commonly see these start to bother patients in the younger teenage years, and they typically present with a rigid flat foot type deformity.
Ankle arthrodesis or fusion procedures have been around for many years. They were previously considered the gold standard to treat end-stage arthritis of the ankle before ankle replacements were developed and became more reliable and popular.
As we pass Labor Day and head into the fall, I hope you have the opportunity to get out and explore all that Colorado has to offer. To fully enjoy many of the outdoor activities we have where we live, we need to have healthy, pain-free feet.
Achilles tendinitis is a common problem that will cause pain with walking and running over the Achilles tendon on the posterior portion of the ankle. Read the blog post to find some options to treat this.
Minimally invasive ankle arthroscopy can be helpful to address a variety of problems inside the ankle joint. We use this very commonly when patients suffer from chronically unstable ankles and sprains.
Plantar warts can be very painful especially when they are on weightbearing surfaces of the foot, and if you are suffering from this, call your expert Colorado Springs podiatrists today at 719-488-4664, so we can help you!
Wearing the correct types of shoes is a very important part of keeping her feet healthy and safe. When you wear the wrong types of shoes, her feet are not supported correctly and this can often lead to overuse type injuries.
Peroneal subluxation syndrome occurs when the peroneal tendons move out of the groove that they are supposed to slide in on the fibula. These tendons run on the posterior lateral aspect of the ankle and helped to evert the foot.
If you are suffering any foot and ankle pain or have a sprain or fracture, call us immediately so we can help you. All of the podiatrists and foot and ankle surgeons at Foot and Ankle Institute of Colorado are expertly trained to get you back on your feet.
The most common type of chronic ankle sprains that we see are inversion ankle sprains. That occurs when your foot twists inward and we see this a lot with athletes playing sports like basketball and soccer or with patients hiking on uneven trails.
There are several different types of midfoot fractures that can cause serious problems if not treated correctly. Lisfranc fractures are one of the most common types of these that we see and talus fractures are probably the next most common.
If you have any foot or ankle pain, it is not normal and should be evaluated by a podiatrist/ foot and ankle surgeon as soon as possible. Call us at 719-488-4664, so our Colorado Springs podiatrists can help you today!
If you suffer an ankle or foot fracture, the team at Foot and Ankle Institute of Colorado is here to help you. We can often fix ankle and foot fractures with an outpatient surgery done with a nerve block, so you don't have to spend time in the hospital.
Toe and Metatarsal fractures are some of the most common fractures that we see in the foot and ankle. Many of them can be treated without surgery if they are recognized early and treatment is initiated quickly. Read more here.
If you have any foot and ankle pain, it is not normal and should be evaluated by one of our Colorado Springs expert podiatrists as soon as possible. Our team and Foot and Ankle Institute of Colorado strives to treat you like one of our own family members.
We are so thankful to be able to treat and help many active duty military, veterans, and spouses and dependents of service men and women in the Colorado Springs area. Happy Memorial Day from our whole team at Foot and Ankle Institute of Colorado!
If you are considering ankle replacement surgery, come talk with our Colorado Springs foot and ankle surgeons, Dr. Hinderland and Dr. Cameron. They are expertly trained to give you all the information necessary for you to make the best decision.
Painful bumps on the foot are pretty common and can be cause by bunions, bone spurs and ganglion cysts. Shoes that rub over the bump can compress nerves and cause irritation, so one of the first treatments that can be tried at home is offloading.
Elective surgeries are now allowed again with some restrictions. Today, April 27, we are now allowed to resume some elective surgeries. Elective is really not a very good term, because these are done to help decrease pain and improve function.
Diabetic foot wounds and wounds from surgery or other trauma can be difficult to get to heal. Debridement of the wound and offloading are necessary to help wounds heal. We can use stem cell skin grafts to jump start the healing process.
Thankfully, malignant (cancerous) bone and soft tissue tumors in the foot and ankle are pretty rare. We see benign (non-cancerous) tumors much more commonly in the foot and ankle. Probably the most common one we see is called a ganglion cyst.
Did you know that at Foot and Ankle Institute of Colorado we offer telemedicine appointments for your care? Dr. Hinderland and Dr. Cameron are doing everything they can to keep you safe right now and still help you with your foot and ankle problem.
If you have noticed worsening heel pain as your activity has increased, we are here to help. There are several things that you can do at home, and then several things that we can do to help you if the home therapies don't help.
We are still treating all emergencies, so if you think your broke your foot or ankle, have uncontrolled pain, have a severe sprain or infection, or have any other urgent concern, please know that we are here to help you even in these times.
At Foot and Ankle Institute of Colorado, we are very concerned about the safety and well-being of our patients. We do remain open for business to help with all the urgent issues that arise with your feet and ankles. We are still seeing patients for fract
We love our patients and are so thankful for them during this challenging time for all of us. Several of our patients donated some homemade masks for our office to use to help keep us and our patients safe.
We are excited to announce that we will be moving to a new office location in Colorado Springs soon! We plan to open for business at 1465 Kelly Johnson, Blvd, Suite 100, Colorado Springs, CO 80920 on February 24.
Dr. Hinderland recently had the opportunity to demonstrate and teach multiple different surgical procedures and techniques to new sales reps for Paragon 28. See the link below for more details and pictures!
Flatfeet are very common and they can cause a lot of pain. For both children and adults, custom orthotics can be very helpful to treat flatfeet and support the foot correctly to try to help decrease pain.
Do you have an emergency foot and ankle injury? If so, we can help! At Foot and Ankle Institute of Colorado in Colorado Springs and Monument, CO, we offer same and next day appointments to get you seen promptly for your injury or other emergency.
There are constantly new advancements that are helping foot and ankle surgeons be able to do procedures in a more minimally invasive manner. Many ankle problems can now be addressed through arthroscopy, which decreases pain, scarring, and healing time.
There are many different ways to lengthen the achilles tendon, but the 2 most common ways are to either do a triple hemi section (which means cut the achilles partially in 3 different places to let the tendon lenthen) or do a gastrocnemius recession.