Common Foot Ailment Treatments Casper WY

Who knew that such a small thing could make life so complicated? A bit of pain doesn’t seem like such a big deal, when you’re looking in from the outside. But put a blister on the back of your own heel, a cramp in the arch of your foot, or an infection in a toenail , and watch how quickly that discomfort becomes all-consuming.

John H. Nelson, DPM
(307) 266-4415
1916 E. 1st St.
Casper, WY
 
John Wendel Aaron, III, DPM
(307) 382-3257
1471 Dewar Dr. #127
Rock Springs, WY
 
Monica H. Schweinberger, DPM
(307) 778-7558
V.A.M.C. , 2360 E. Pershing Blvd.
Cheyenne, WY
 
Michael More, DPM
(307) 778-7666
2029 Bluegrass Cir. #200
Cheyenne, WY
 
Craig Scott Capron, DPM
(307) 358-8432
111 S 5th St.
Douglas, WY
 
Michael P. Wilkinson, DPM
(307) 237-3668
The Foot Doctor, P.C. , 2233 E. 2nd St.
Casper, WY
 
Craig J. McLaws, DPM
(307) 672-3457
The Foot Care Center , 132 N. Gould St.
Sheridan, WY
 
Timothy M. Fisher, DPM
(307) 721-0022
Advanced Foot Care , 1303 E. Grand Ave.
Laramie, WY
 
John H. Nelson, DPM
(307) 266-4415
1916 E. 1st St.
Casper, WY
 
D. Hugh Fraser, DPM
(307) 754-9191
Big Horn Foot Clinic , 777 Avenue H
Powell, WY
 

Common Foot Ailments

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Common Foot Ailments

Foot pain is worse than a pain in the butt!

Who knew that such a small thing could make life so complicated? A bit of pain doesn’t seem like such a big deal, when you’re looking in from the outside. But put a blister on the back of your own heel, a cramp in the arch of your foot, or an infection in a toenail , and watch how quickly that discomfort becomes all-consuming.

Feet are fine-tuned instruments. Like our hands, they have a dense concentration of muscles, nerves, ligaments and bones. Unlike our hands, however, they take a brutal pounding with every step we take. Have you ever heard the saying that walking is really just controlled falling? Well, it’s true: we reach forward with a leg, throwing our balance off, and then catch ourselves with the outstretched foot. In the process, hundreds of pounds are directed into the complex biological mechanism of the foot.

Feet do a good job, most of the time. But sometimes they fail. We overstress them with high-volume exercise, or ask them to do something they aren’t prepared to do. Sometimes the frailty is genetic , while other times it’s a product of our environment. In both cases, an unexpected weakness can be mentally and physically painful.

And don’t forget the skin : the skin seals the foot’s structures into an immune-resistant, waterproof package. But even this can fail. Microorganisms can breach the skin. Dampness can deteriorate the skin. And friction can wear down the skin. Once the skin...

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