Foot and Ankle Stress Fractures

What Is a Stress Fracture? The technical term for a broken bone is “fracture” and refers to any kind of crack in the bone. Though the terms can be used interchangeably. Bone breaks come in two varieties: traumatic fractures, where the break is caused by large amounts of force, like breaking your leg in a … Read more

Welcome to Our Blog

Welcome to the Seattle Foot and Ankle Center, where we provide specialty foot and ankle medical and surgical care.  In this blog you will find educational articles, get updates on what is happening in the practice, as well as articles and commentaries on health in general.  You may also view our Video Library on YouTube … Read more

Finding a Podiatrist, What to Ask and More

Podiatrists are doctors that specialize in foot and ankle issues. Podiatry can range from diagnosis to medical and surgical treatment of diseases, injuries, and deformities. Since podiatrists are specialists, you might not have had to visit one before, or you could have just moved to a new area. Here’s what you need to know to … Read more

Podiatrist Career Info and Education

A podiatrist is a kind of medical professional who specializes in working with the foot, ankle, and other parts of the leg. This area of the body is the lower extremity. A doctor of podiatric medicine or DPM is trained to diagnose, prevent, and treat disorders, diseases, and injuries to the lower extremity. Consequently, a … Read more