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Going barefoot? Beware…!

2018-07-16T17:23:10+00:00 Caring for Your Feet|

Going barefoot? Beware...! Tips for a safer barefoot summer in Denver Littleton, Colorado, June 16, 2018 Parents and families can prevent cuts, puncture wounds and other injuries from going barefoot by following some simple recommendations from foot and ankle surgeons, Dr. Keith Naftulin and Dr. Adam Toren. "Shoes are the best way to protect your family's [...]

Don’t Ignore Flat Feet – Study links this condition to painful foot maladies

2018-06-29T15:00:13+00:00 Caring for Your Feet|

Study Links Flat Feet to Painful Foot Maladies Littleton, Colorado, June 29, 2018 Treatment and prevention of adult flatfoot can reduce the incidence of additional foot problems such as bunions, hammertoes, arthritis and calluses, and improve a person’s overall health, according to research published in an issue of the Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery. Overweight [...]

Pro Athletes Not the Only Ones at Risk for Achilles Tendon Problems

2018-05-17T20:19:43+00:00 Caring for Your Feet|

You don’t have to be an accomplished athlete to suffer Achilles tendon injuries. They can happen from household tasks like climbing a ladder.  A Denver foot and ankle surgeon says Achilles tendon weakness is common in adults. But seeking treatment when symptoms occur can prevent more serious injury. “Achilles tendonitis is common for anyone whose work [...]

Utilizing Your Body’s Own Capabilities to Promote a Rapid Healing Response

2018-02-26T21:45:55+00:00 Caring for Your Feet|

Regenerative Medicine at Medical and Surgical Foot and Ankle Care, PC Our goal at Medical and Surgical Foot and Ankle Care is to return our patients to their desired level of activity as quickly and effectively as possible.  New advancements and therapy techniques are constantly being explored in today’s medical environment to find the best possible [...]

Limit Your Foot Injuries at the Gym

2018-01-15T15:09:51+00:00 Caring for Your Feet|

Don’t let foot injuries keep you from your fitness resolutions Littleton, Colorado -- In the New Year, don’t forget to keep your feet in tip-top shape while following through with your resolutions to get fit. Littleton, Colorado foot and ankle surgeon Keith Naftulin, DPM, FACFAS offers tips for foot safety while at the gym. Start new [...]

Types of Acupuncture

2016-11-28T19:41:34+00:00 Caring for Your Feet|

TCM trained acupuncturists don’t just learn acupuncture—they are also trained in other healing modalities. Even though needle insertion is the key tool in acupuncture treatments, sometimes it is helpful and necessary to add a little more. There are a number of types of acupuncture. Other modalities acupuncturists often use are: Tui Na This is a basically [...]

Acupuncture Healing – What’s the Point?

2016-11-28T19:41:34+00:00 Caring for Your Feet|

Like many therapeutic treatments considered by the masses to be “alternative,” acupuncture is often treated like a trip to a nail salon. A lot of people scoff at the idea of how needles inserted into specific points on the body can actually produce specific and intended results. What I’d like to tell you is that acupuncture [...]

Acupuncture – Getting the Most from Your Treatment

2016-11-28T19:41:34+00:00 Caring for Your Feet|

Acupuncture can be a rewarding, enlightening and maybe even spiritual. If you are new to acupuncture, you may be wondering what the experience might be like. Here are a few tips to help you get the most of your treatment. Before Acupuncture Treatment Try to eat 1-2 hours before your acupuncture treatment. Avoid heavy foods and [...]

Using Laser Treatment in the management of Toenail Fungus

2016-11-28T19:41:35+00:00 Caring for Your Feet|

Fungal infection in and around the toenail is a very common condition.  It may not always be painful, but it is a unpleasant to look at.  Men are usually more prone to fungal infections than women.  As you get older, chances of contracting the condition increase as well.  This condition is not fatal.  For hygiene and [...]

The Common Causes of Ingrown Nails

2016-11-28T19:41:35+00:00 Caring for Your Feet|

An ingrown nail is a common condition that affects the nail.  The scientific name is unguis incarnates, it is a disorder whereby the edges of the nail transforms into soft tissue.  Instead of the nail growing over the skin, it grows into it instead.  This disorder can produce undesirable symptoms such as pain, discomfort, and swelling.  [...]

Six Most Common Running Injuries

2016-11-28T19:41:35+00:00 Caring for Your Feet|

Keeping fit has become one of the hottest trends in our modern society.  These days you wake up during the wee hours of the morning and you will find people doing their daily morning workouts.  These exercises usually include jogging, walking or running.  Running is a great way to get into shape.  It is an overall [...]

The Most Common Foot Injuries

2016-11-28T19:41:35+00:00 Caring for Your Feet|

Unlike every other part of the human body, our feet are known to be more prone to overuse.  This is why we should take proper care of our feet. Common foot injuries affect people from all walks of life.  Athletes put high levels of stress on their feet.  Most common foot injuries are accidental in nature, [...]