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Playing With Pain Can Ruin Tennis Game

Tennis Game

Playing with Pain Can Ruin Your Tennis Game Quick, repetitive footwork ID’d as culprit. Playing with pain can ruin tennis game – Foot pain began affecting Donna’s tennis game, and she was determined not to let it keep her from the sport she loved. The 47-year-old avid tennis player from Arizona tried to play through […]

November 2016 is National Diabetes Awareness Month.

Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes Awareness Month – November, 2016   American Diabetes Month® 2016:  November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Make it your time to take charge of your type 1 or type 2 diabetes for a longer, healthier life. Diabetes Awareness Month – Preventive care for people with diabetes—and for the risk factors that cause related health problems—has improved […]

Pedicure Pointers

Pedicure Pointers

Pedicure Pointers The Dos and Don’ts for Fabulous Feet – Pedicure Pointers Whether you like to get a pedicure in the nail salon or at home, follow these easy Pedicure Pointers Dos and Don’ts to keep your feet looking and feeling their best! Dos If you have diabetes or poor circulation in your feet, consult […]

Sugar’s Not So Sweet


Sugar’s Not So Sweet Can Eating Too Much Sugar Cause Diabetes? You know that diabetes is linked to high blood sugar, but can sugar alone give you the disease? Find out about the relationship between diet and diabetes. Because type 2 diabetes is linked to high levels of sugar in the blood, it may seem […]

Lifestyle Tips for Healthy Ligaments & Tendons

Healthy Ligaments & Tendons

A healthy body is more than just your organs and bones, you also need to pay attention to your joints, ligaments, and tendons. Especially when it comes to your feet and legs. And a healthy foundation starts with a healthy lifestyle! What are Tendons & Ligaments? Tendons are thick bundles of collagen that connect muscle […]

New feet pajamas? What you should know

The following helpful suggestions are  from on-line bloggers’ experiences with Feet Pajamas… Babies spend a lot of time in footed pajamas similar kinds of clothing. They also spend a great deal of their day being slid into or out of assorted baby holders — swings, car seats, baby wraps and other carriers.  See the following […]

Copper Fights Infections

Copper Fights Infections

Copper Fights Infections Best Practices: Using copper to fight infections Copper fights Infections in Grinell Iowa.  Two years ago, Grinnell (Iowa) Regional Medical Center, a 49-bed rural hospital, began running an experiment. After the thorough scrubdown (terminal cleaning) a room receives after a patient is discharged —germ levels were still rebounding, even when the room was […]

Walk Like a Penguin

Walk Like a Penguin How to Walk on Ice Without Falling – Walk like a Penguin Planning a holiday trip back east or north to the mountains for winter sports?   Follow these tips to prevent falling on icy, snowy surfaces…

National Falls Prevention Day

National Falls Prevention Day

National Falls Prevention Day September 22, 2016   September 22nd – The First Day of Fall The 9th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) will be observed on Sept. 22, 2016—the first day of fall. The event raises awareness about how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults. The theme of this year’s event is  Ready, Steady, Balance: […]

Pets on Parade

Pets on parade

Love your pets?  We do too!  Here is the first of many furry friends who are part of the family at F&ACofAZ. Kenneth Hegewald, DPM shares his German Sheperd, Jaycie with you… Jaycie Rae Hegewald is my 4 year old long hair German Shepherd.  She has been mine since she was one day old.  We have been […]

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Thank you for stopping by Foot and Ankle Center of Arizona! We hope you enjoy the new look and feel of out website, where you can quickly navigate to patient forms and procedure information!