A message from Dr. Stych:
Traverse City's Family Podiatrist
I value the individuality and diversity of my patients, and enjoy the opportunity of getting to know each and every one. I have a wealth of experience working with a variety of patient populations, including children, adults, seniors, people with acute foot issues, and those managing chronic diseases. The therapeutic goal for my patient is always foot comfort. My more personal goal is to help my patient maintain the best possible quality of life.
I am highly qualified to treat all foot and ankle disorders and particularly enjoy treating bunion deformities, complex diabetic foot conditions, Achilles tendon disorders, lower extremity skin & nail problems, flatfoot, and pediatric foot conditions.
Thank you for coming to us and allowing us to help you!
The most common fractures are fractures of the Calcaneus (Heel Bone), and toe and metatarsal fractures. What is the Calcaneus? The calcaneus, also called the heel bone, is a large bone that ...
Common Foot Conditions
I wanted to discuss four common foot conditions that I see frequently. I hope these tips will help your ...
Dr. Stych's Blog
Your Broken Foot May Be Due To Osteoporosis
March 2, 2014
Unexplained foot fractures may be the first sign of osteoporosis, a bone thinning disease which affects over 28 million Americans and accounts for 1.5 million bone fractures a year. Osteoporosis is frequently referred to as the “silent crippler” since it often progresses without any symptoms or isn’t diagnosed until a person experiences pain from […]
Children’s Painful Foot Conditions
February 10, 2014
Five Signs Your Child May Have a Foot Problem Foot and ankle problems in children often go unnoticed. Signs and symptoms can be subtle, and sometimes children can’t explain what’s wrong. But it’s important to protect growing feet and have problems checked out early. 1. Your Kids Can’t Keep Up with Their Peers If children […]
Holiday Season May Trigger Painful Toe Joints
January 1, 2014
Got gout? If so, I have a recommendation for surviving the holidays: Watch what you eat and drink.Changes in diet, including overindulging in certain foods and beverages, can cause gout attacks this time of year. Gout attacks are extremely painful. They are caused when uric acid accumulates in the tissues or a joint and crystallizes. […]