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 to Get Back in the Game Don’t let one of these common sports injuries keep you out of the game! Keep yourself in good shape to prevent injury and take proper steps to rehabilitate physically and mentally so you can return just as strong! Dr. Wettstein explains.
  • Keep Circulation Strong in Legs and Feet Dr. Matt Wettstein, podiatrist in Twin Falls, offers six simple suggestions on how to improve circulation in your feet and legs.
  • Why Poor Circulation Places Feet in Danger Low blood flow can put feet and legs in considerable danger of complications such as tissue death and infected wounds.
  • What to Know Before and After Laser Therapy Laser therapy can be an incredibly effective tool for pain relief and injury recovery. Here’s what you need to know about this procedure.
  • What Conditions Can Laser Therapy Treat? Due to the wide range of positive biological effects, MLS laser therapy can improve an incredible variety of common, painful conditions.
  • Walking Milestones in Children Kids grow up fast! Dr. Matt Wettstein in Twin Falls, ID talks about walking milestones in children—and issues to look out for.
  • Gait Abnormalities and Surgery Although surgery is an option for many gait abnormalities, it isn’t always the only or even the best one. Dr. Matt Wettstein explains.
  • Identify Gait Problems in Children Although children take time to develop an adult-like walking style, you should still be on the lookout for gait abnormalities.
  • Arch Type Dr. Matt Wettstein of Twin Falls, ID explains how different arch types can affect the way you stand, walk, and function.
  • Why See a Podiatrist? Your feet are your foundation, so when they hurt your whole body hurts! A podiatrist like Dr. Matt Wettstein can help.