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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  • How Diabetes Affects Your Feet There is a strong connection between diabetes and the health of your feet. Dr. Matt Wettstein looks at this issue and the importance of diabetic foot care.
  • Home Care Tips for a Sprained Ankle When discussing home care for a sprained ankle, Advanced Foot and Ankle focuses on the importance of RICE therapy and waiting to resume activity.
  • Choosing Heel Pain Treatment Options The professionals at Advanced Foot and Ankle in Twin Falls and Burley, Idaho, take a look at various heel pain treatments, both surgical and conservative.
  • The Top Causes of Heel Pain There are many different conditions that cause pain in your heels. Dr. Matt Wettstein discusses the most common culprits.
  • Recommended Hammertoe Treatment Options When this toe deformity develops, you will need hammertoe treatment to relieve symptoms and prevent the condition from getting worse.
  • Warning Signs of a Foot Fracture to Watch For Bone fractures need to be addressed so they can heal properly. As such, you need to be able to recognize fracture warning signs.
  • Foot Care Tips for 2017 Discover some of the top recommended foot and ankle care tips for 2017. Twin Falls, Idaho podiatrist -- Matt Wettstein, DPM -- sheds some light on the subject.
  • Flatfoot Treatment Options When the structural abnormality doesn’t cause pain, treatment is not usually needed for flat foot. Dr. Matt Wettstein talks about when it should be treated.
  • Exercises for Foot and Ankle Arthritis Dr. Matt Wettstein discusses exercise and arthritis, including looking at the benefits and how to create an appropriate exercise plan.
  • Effective Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Plantar fasciitis is the most common source of heel pain for adults, but you can receive effective treatment for it at Advanced Foot and Ankle.