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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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  • Blood Clots – A Silent Killer
    April 21, 2019

    What is a Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)? A DVT is a venous thromboembolism (VTE) in one of the deep veins in the human body. The terms DVT and VTE are often used interchangeably. In layman’s terms, a DVT or VTE is called a “blood clot”. Blood clots stick to the wall on the inside of […]

  • 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 […]