Our Podiatric Blog

Can I Get Rid of My Ingrown Toenail at Home?

Can I Get Rid of My Ingrown Toenail at Home?

facebooktwitterpinterest If you’re like most people, all things considered, you’d generally prefer to take care of minor bumps, bruises, and other medical issues on your own when possible. Hey, we get it! We don’t take it personally. Especially not at a time when...

Do I Really Need Bunion Surgery?

Do I Really Need Bunion Surgery?

facebooktwitterpinterest It’s usually not happy news when someone is told they need surgery. Don’t get us wrong. We’re highly accomplished foot and ankle surgeons here, and the procedures we perform (including bunion surgery) have extremely high success and patient...

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...