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Dry, Cracked Skin of Winter

February 18, 2018  |   Dr. Stych's Blog,Uncategorized   |     |   0 Comment

Skin is one of the important natural barriers that works along with our immune system to defend the body against organisms that can cause infection. The skin on our extremities - hands and feet - are the most vulnerable and require additional attention to remain healthy during the cold, dry months of winter. I recommend the ...

Tips for a Safer Barefoot Summer

June 01, 2014  |   Dr. Stych's Blog,Uncategorized   |     |   0 Comment

Parents and families can prevent cuts, puncture wounds and other injuries from going barefoot by following some simple recommendations.   Shoes are the best way to protect your family's feet from injuries.  But if your summer just wouldn't be the same without kicking off your shoes or sandals, you can still make it a ...

A message from Dr. Stych

February 13, 2013  |   Uncategorized   |     |   Comments Off on A message from Dr. Stych

“I encourage you to use this site to get to know us a little better before making your appointment, as well as to help you search for answers to your foot health questions.  My wife Peggy and I decided to open my practice here in Traverse City not just for the natural beauty of the area, the amazing changing of the four ...

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  • Charcot Foot
    November 26, 2018

    What is a Charcot Foot? A Charcot [shar-koh] foot, sometimes called Charcot joint, is a complex syndrome characterized as a foot with multiple fractures and joint dislocations in a patient with neuropathy (loss of sensation) and a history of minimal or no known trauma. It is named after Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot, a 19th century French […]

  • Dry, Cracked Skin of Winter
    February 18, 2018

    Skin is one of the important natural barriers that works along with our immune system to defend the body against organisms that can cause infection. The skin on our extremities – hands and feet – are the most vulnerable and require additional attention to remain healthy during the cold, dry months of winter. I recommend the following […]

  • How to correct crossover toe, keep patients active
    November 26, 2017

    Crossover toe is a common foot problem that can inhibit physical activity for active adults, but conservative treatment can slow down the progressive deformity, or outpatient surgery can correct the deformity and keep people active and on their feet. Individuals with hammertoes, bunions or a second toe that extends beyond the big toe are most […]