At our Austin Podiatry Center, we have three lasers in our office. Two are reasonably attractive pieces of equipment. The third, an ugly duckling laser, has a design that only … Read More “An Ugly Laser for Beautiful Toenails”
The Blow Dryer-Athlete’s Foot Connection
When you have been in practice for some time you start getting feedback from your patients. It is very interesting to hear what sticks with patients and also to hear … Read More “The Blow Dryer-Athlete’s Foot Connection”
I Can’t Stand My Orthotic Foot Supports– What Can I Do?
Almost every day people show up in my office with orthotics they just can’t wear. Some of these were made by doctors who claim that they are experts in making … Read More “I Can’t Stand My Orthotic Foot Supports– What Can I Do?”
Everybody Sells Orthotics but Few Adjust Them
Several times a week people come into my office complaining about either a custom orthotics or an over-the-counter shoe insert. Usually, the story goes that they spent a considerable amount … Read More “Everybody Sells Orthotics but Few Adjust Them”
The Challenge of Designing High Tech Shoe Modifications
On the outside chance that you don’t follow the MDDI (Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry) Journal, I would like to tell you about something that I recently saw that was … Read More “The Challenge of Designing High Tech Shoe Modifications”
Are You Kidding Me?
Perhaps you have read articles about the new ICD-10 diagnosis code system which is going to be implemented in the United States by October 1, 2014. Every condition a doctor … Read More “Are You Kidding Me?”
I Have a Painful Corn and a Really Large Deductible!
Okay, you have a monstrous unmet deductible. You also have a really annoying corn on your foot which is driving you crazy. What to do? Hospital and outpatient surgery centers … Read More “I Have a Painful Corn and a Really Large Deductible!”
Miracle Cures for Foot Pain: If They Sound Too Good to Be True…
I thought my career was over and that I had wasted years of schooling and over 20 years of practice when I first saw the ad for Yoga Toes. All … Read More “Miracle Cures for Foot Pain: If They Sound Too Good to Be True…”
Kiwi radio keeps us cool in Austin summer
The only radio station Paula, my podiatric assistant, and I can agree on is The Breeze 93.4 in Auckland, New Zealand. Paula likes more lively music and I prefer music … Read More “Kiwi radio keeps us cool in Austin summer”