Author Archives: danpreece

Shin Splints

***  Here is a great video link I found demonstrating the in’s and out’s of shin splints…  enjoy.     Shin splints (also known as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) is a familiar pain that most athletes in sports that involve … Continue reading

Posted in Shin Splints | 1 Comment

Toenail Topics

Introduction: Many of you who read this post will find it absolutely disgusting. 🙂  However, this information is based on questions I am asked everyday by people truly curious and wanting to know what can be done for their issues.  Some nail … Continue reading

Posted in Toenail Topics | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Toning Shoes

(Source: Five Essential Steps to Choosing Toning Footwear American Podiatric Medical Association Offers Toning Shoe Tips and Foot-Friendly Products Bethesda, MD – Shoes that feature “rocker bottoms” and “pods” have become the latest footwear craze—a new way to get … Continue reading

Posted in Rocker Bottom Shoes | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Diabetic Wounds and The Importance of Podiatric Care

OUTCOMES FOR PATIENTS WITH DIABETES AND A FOOT ULCER WHO SEE A PODIATRIST vs Those Who Don’t… Authors: Teresa B. Gibson, PhD; Vickie R. Driver, MS, DPM, FACFAS; James Wrobel, DPM, MS; James R. Christina, DPM; Erin Bagalman, MSW; Roy DeFrancis, … Continue reading

Posted in Diabetic Wounds | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Podiatric Preventative Care

A SINGLE PODIATRIST VISIT WOULD SAVE $3.5 BILLION IN US HEALTH-CARE SAVINGS PER YEAR Results Published in Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association Bethesda, MD     If every American at risk for developing a diabetic foot ulcer visited … Continue reading

Posted in Podiatry Preventative Care | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Barefoot Running and Vibram Five Fingers

After multiple patients and fellow physicians asked me my opinion as a foot and ankle specialist on the recent barefoot running craze, I finally borrowed the book Born To Run by Christopher McDougall to see what all the fuss was … Continue reading

Posted in Barefoot Running / Vibram 5 Finger | Tagged | 4 Comments

Rocker Bottom Shoes

All About Rocker Sole Shoes By Cam White, CFts           Introduction Rocker sole shoes have become the latest trend in active walking, comfort footwear. Almost every manufacturer of comfort shoes is entering the marketplace with a rocker … Continue reading

Posted in Rocker Bottom Shoes | 1 Comment

Laser Treatment for Nail Fungus

Dr’s Huppin and Hale ( have provided this great summary regarding the new toenail fungus laser treatment.  I have updated the article where appropriate: Current Recommendations: Laser’s should only be used for slight cases of fungal nail infections unless adverse effects … Continue reading

Posted in Fungal Nail Laser Treatment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

What is a Podiatrist anyway?

More about Podiatric medicine than you ever wanted to know. Continue reading

Posted in What is a Podiatrist? | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Heel Pain? That Was Achilles’ Problem As Well…

Treatment and Diagnoses of achilles tendon pathology. Continue reading

Posted in Achilles Tendon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment