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Ingrowing Toenails- What You Need To Know

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.

Dec 2nd, 2020
What Causes Pain Around The Big Toe Joint?

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.

Nov 27th, 2020
Why Do People Have Extra Bones In Their Feet?

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.

Nov 18th, 2020
What is Clubfoot?

Clubfoot is a condition that some children are born with. It is characterized by several different deformities including varus of the hindfoot, equinus, and adduction of the midfoot and forefoot.

Oct 28th, 2020
Rheumatoid Arthritis And Foot Pain

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.

Oct 15th, 2020
What You Need to Know about Tarsal Coaltions

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.

Sep 30th, 2020
Healthy Feet Let You Live a Healthy Life

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.

Sep 16th, 2020
What To Do If You Have Achilles Tendinitis

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.

Sep 9th, 2020
What You Need to Know About Plantar Warts

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!

Aug 26th, 2020
What Are the Best Kinds of Shoes?

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.

Aug 19th, 2020
What You Need to Know About Heel Spurs

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.

Jul 22nd, 2020
What To Do If You Chronically Sprain Your Ankle

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.

Jul 15th, 2020
What You Need to Know About Calcaneal Fractures

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!

Jun 24th, 2020
What You Need to Know About Ankle Fractures

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.

Jun 17th, 2020
What you Need to Know about Toe and Metatarsal fractures

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.

Jun 16th, 2020
Can custom orthotics help foot pain?

Custom orthotics are arch supports that you can place in a shoe that essentially can make shoes fit more comfortably and give you better support for your feet.

Jun 10th, 2020
What to do with pain on the ball of the foot

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.

May 30th, 2020
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