Exciting Announcement: We're partnered with Soccer Docs AZ!

Soccer Docs AZ is a community of doctors and physical therapists in the valley who specialize in healing and rehabilitating injured youth sports athletes. Learn more here: https://soccerdoctoraz.com

3 Ways To Loosen Foot Muscles And Prevent Injury

The arch of your foot is made of a muscle called the plantar fascia, which extends from the heel bone to the toes. Overexerting or overstretching this muscle can cause this muscle to be tight and inflamed, causing mild to severe foot and heel pain. Tension in the feet can make walking difficult and distract […]

published at Thursday, March 12th, 2015

 

Reasons to Use a Pediatric Foot and Ankle Doctor

While you likely take your child to a pediatrician for their general health care, when concerns arise regarding their feet it is essential to work with a pediatric foot doctor. Whether referred by a friend, by their general pediatrician, or sought out on your own—the reasons below are just a few why you should seek […]

published at Monday, August 25th, 2014

 

Flat Feet: A Common Problem

Many people don’t give their feet a second thought. As long as they continue to perform their duties, the feet perform an often thankless role. But foot pain can be debilitating. One cause of foot problems is flat feet. Flat feet are sometimes seen as a problem that is completely debilitating. Or, the condition might […]

published at Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

 

Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains are the most commonly encountered athletic injuries and the most common musculoskeletal reason for emergency room visits.  Ankle sprains occur as a result of inversion or “rolling” of the ankle.  Side to side motion of the foot occurs not through the ankle but through the subtalar joint.  When the subtalar joint, located below […]

published at Thursday, May 9th, 2013

 

Dr. John W. Cory and My Weight Loss Struggle

This is a guest blog post from Julie Sims who is a patient of Dr. Cory’s. Read her touching story and follow her journey further on her blog! My Story I grew up in Sedona, AZ during a time when we didn’t have TV or video games. All we had was Oak Creek Canyon, our […]

published at Monday, April 8th, 2013