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What You Can Do for Heel Pain at Home

What You Can Do for Heel Pain at Home

facebooktwitterpinterest Heel pain is a terrible companion, but it’s one many people take with them on a daily basis. Perhaps it’s something waiting for you in the morning as soon as your feet hit the floor, causing you to hobble for a few minutes until things “warm...

Tips for Staying Active in Cold Weather

Tips for Staying Active in Cold Weather

facebooktwitterpinterest For many of us, winter tends to come with a slowdown in our activity. Some of this might be blamed on the initial hustle of a holiday season. Some of it can even be attributable to fewer hours of light and a desire to just kind of...

Heel Pain? Try Stretching It Out!

Heel Pain? Try Stretching It Out!

(814) 472-2660Call or Click Here to Request an Appointment Some things become a habit through commitment and perseverance. Other things simply force their way into your daily schedule without you trying or asking. Heel pain definitely falls into the latter category....

Tips for Reducing Heel Pain When Playing

Tips for Reducing Heel Pain When Playing

(814) 472-2660Call or Click Here to Request an Appointment All right, team. Time to huddle up! Good coaches set their teams on a path to success in two big ways: They train their players, developing discipline and strengths. They analyze challenges and develop a plan...

Meet Our Premier Staff: Dr. Maureen Ratchford

Meet Our Premier Staff: Dr. Maureen Ratchford

 Having a hometown source of help for foot and ankle issues is certainly a plus—but it’s more than just a matter of convenience. Having podiatry offices in Ebensburg and Johnstown puts us in great spots to help those communities, but it also helps us become part of...

What to Expect from Your Friendly Podiatrists

What to Expect from Your Friendly Podiatrists

(814) 472-2660Call or Click Here to Request an Appointment We understand that visiting our podiatry offices in Ebensburg or Johnstown for the first time—or really visiting any medical office, for that matter—can come with certain hesitations: How will I be treated...

Best Hikes (and Runs) in Ebensburg

Best Hikes (and Runs) in Ebensburg

(814) 472-2660Call or Click Here to Request an Appointment Traffic jams, honking horns, ringing cellphones – there is plenty of chaos to keep us busy throughout our days, and with it comes so much stress. All those deadlines you have to meet, all those soccer...

How Effectively Can We Treat Bunions?

How Effectively Can We Treat Bunions?

(814) 472-2660Call or Click Here to Request an Appointment A bunion is one of those conditions that some people feel they just have to endure “as is” for the rest of their lives. It has been a rotten companion for years or even decades, so what can really be done...

What We’ve Learned Coaching Kids’ Sports

What We’ve Learned Coaching Kids’ Sports

(814) 472-2660Call or Click Here to Request an Appointment We dispense plenty of podiatric care and advice from our office. However, it is always worth reminding ourselves that the recommendations we make here in our professional “bubble” aren’t always quite as easy...