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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

  • Golfers: Don’t Let Foot Pain Ruin Your Game
    April 2, 2014

    As thousands of Traverse City-area residents and visitors get ready for another golf season, they should be aware of potentially serious foot problems that can result from years of playing the game. Although golf is not considered a rigorous sport, the physical act of repeatedly swinging a golf club in practice and on the links […]

  • 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 […]