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Happy Memorial Day from Foot and Ankle Institute of Colorado!

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!

May 25th, 2020
What's the best home care for ingrown toenails?

Appropriate home care for ingrown toenails can help prevent a lot of problems.  We always recommend trimming your nails straight across, and we also recommend making sure you wear wide enough shoes.

May 11th, 2020
How should painful bumps on your feet be treated?

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.

May 8th, 2020
When can I schedule elective foot and ankle surgery?

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.

Apr 27th, 2020
New Office Opening Soon!

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.

Jan 23rd, 2020
Times You May Need Foot Surgery

No one wants to hear the word "surgery." But, sometimes it's necessary when more conservative treatments don't manage your problem.

Jan 8th, 2020
Bunions- Painful Bumps On Your Feet

Bunions can be hereditary or can be caused by wearing shoes that don't fit correctly.  They are painful bumps on the foot that make shoe fitting even more difficult.

Dec 20th, 2019
Flatfeet- What Are The Options?

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.

Dec 19th, 2019
We Offer Emergency Foot And Ankle Services!

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.

Dec 11th, 2019
Minimally Invasive Foot And Ankle Surgery

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.

Nov 20th, 2019
What To Do In Case Of An Ankle Sprain

What can podiatry offer patients who have sprained ankles? Drs. Matthew Hinderland and Jordan Cameron, your Colorado Springs and Monument, CO, podiatrists, offer patients the care they need.

Nov 18th, 2019
What You Should Know About Bunions

Do you know what causes bunions and what you can do to treat them? The bony bumps at the base of your big toes can make walking, exercising or even standing painful.

Jun 5th, 2019
Are You Dealing With Heel Pain?

Heel pain affects numerous individuals at one time or another, usually developing after an injury or from repeated stress on the feet

Jan 21st, 2019
Be Careful Hanging Christmas Lights!

Every year in the week following Thanksgiving, we see an increase in heel (calcaneal) fractures and other injuries associated with falling off ladders or roofs when hanging Christmas lights.

Nov 30th, 2018
Foot And Ankle Fractures

Foot and ankle fractures occur commonly with sports injuries due to high velocity twisting and blunt force trauma. 

Oct 2nd, 2018
Welcome Dr. Jordan Cameron!

Dr. Jordan Cameron enjoys helping others by alleviating pain and allowing them to participate in normal activities. He loves to see the improvement in daily lifestyle that can be achieved by appropriate treatments.

Sep 29th, 2018
What Can Be Done For Flatfeet In Children?

Flatfeet run in families and have a strong genetic component. Although poor shoe gear can contribute to the problem and make it worse, most of the time, foot structure is an inherited trait.

Sep 13th, 2018
Treating Warts

Are you suffering from a foot wart and are too embarrassed to get it checked out? Do you want to know what you can do to make it better?

Sep 7th, 2018
Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care

Arthritis in the feet and ankles can be painful, which can make daily activities like walking or standing difficult. Joint stiffness and pain due to arthritis in the feet and ankles can stop you from performing normal everyday activities.

Jul 25th, 2018
Did I Sprain My Ankle?

Thanks to its location on your body and design, your ankle is prone to injury from accidents, overuse, or even a simple misstep.

May 23rd, 2018