Our Foot & Ankle Care Blog

Your foot and ankle health isn't just something that needs occasional maintenance. It's influenced daily by the shoes you wear, the activities you perform, and even the food you eat! Our blog offers a wealth of information ranging from specific care to tips for daily life.
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  • Is Your Ankle Sprained or Broken? A hard injury to your ankle can be painful and upsetting. Dr. Matt Wettstein at Advanced Foot & Ankle discusses the difference between an ankle sprain and a break, and how you should respond to both.
  • Do You Need New Shoes? (Be Honest with Yourself!) Shoes can be faithful companions, but old pairs can start doing your feet more harm than good. When is it time for a new pair of shoes? Dr. Wettstein at Advanced Foot & Ankle has some advice.
  • What’s Causing Pain Along the Bottom of Your Foot? Pain in the bottom of the foot can make for treacherous mobility issues or simply consistent misery. Dr. Matt Wettstein at Advanced Foot & Ankle in Twin Falls has potential causes and plenty of help.
  • 3 Great Runs in Southern Idaho Not To Miss Are you looking for great runs in southern Idaho? Dr. Matt Wettstein shares a few great runs in the Twin Falls and Burley area—along with some quick running tips to help lower your injury risk!
  • Over the Counter Orthotics Work …Right? Can orthotic inserts purchased over the counter have the same effects as those made specifically for your feet? Dr. Matt Wettstein tries this question on for size.
  • Will We See You at the Morning Mile? The Morning Mile at Rock Creek Elementary School is a great opportunity to get kids moving on a daily basis. Advanced Foot and Ankle is a proud supporter.
  • Stubbed Toes and Exercise – A Few Tips Getting moving is great! Until you move your toe into something hard and immovable. Dr. Matt Wettstein at Advanced Foot and Ankle has advice on stubbed toes.
  • Best Ways to Avoid Slipping An unexpected slip on ice or other slippery surface can not only be a source of embarrassment, but of painful injury as well. Dr. Matt Wettstein in Twin Falls has advice on avoiding slipping.
  • Foods to Avoid When Caring for Diabetic Feet When following guidelines for diabetic foot care, your diet can be especially helpful or harmful. But is “avoid” too strong a word? Dr. Matt Wettstein in Burley and Twin Falls discusses a healthy mindset.
  • Hunting Safety for Your Feet Southern Idaho has some great hunting opportunities. The best hunting season, however, is a safe one. Dr. Matt Wettstein at Advanced Foot & Ankle provides some tips on keeping your feet safe.