COVID-19 & Podiatry

March 24, 2020  |   Dr. Stych's Blog   |     |   0 Comment

All patients and healthcare providers lives have significantly changed since the recent outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States. We have had to take extreme measures to do our part in helping mitigate the spread of the virus, such as screening questions prior to appointments and rescheduling non-essential appointments. At the same time, t

Blood Clots – A Silent Killer

April 21, 2019  |   Dr. Stych's Blog   |     |   0 Comment

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 ...

Charcot Foot

November 26, 2018  |   Dr. Stych's Blog   |     |   0 Comment

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 ...

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 ...

How to correct crossover toe, keep patients active

November 26, 2017  |   Dr. Stych's Blog   |     |   0 Comment

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 ...

Dr, Stych's Blog

  • COVID-19 & Podiatry
    March 24, 2020

    All patients and healthcare providers lives have significantly changed since the recent outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States. We have had to take extreme measures to do our part in helping mitigate the spread of the virus, such as screening questions prior to appointments and rescheduling non-essential appointments. At the same time, there is […]

  • 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 […]