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  • Which toe goes 1st?
    Which toe goes 1st? You have pain in your toes and you decide to make an appointment, but what is the best way to describe which one is painful?  Does your Read more
  • Treating and Preventing Haglund's Deformity
    Treating and preventing Haglund’s Deformity. Dr. Brian Gale, DPM, FACFAS will help determine the best way to help treat a patient with Haglund’s Deformity.  He might request an x-ray, MRI, or Read more
  • What is Haglund's Deformity?
    What is Haglund’s Deformity? Haglund’s Deformity is an enlargement on the back of the heel bone.  It often occurs in women that wear pumps and is sometimes called “pump bump.” It is Read more
  • Tips for Using Crutches
    Tips for Using Crutches: Have you ever used crutches?  Will you need to use crutches in the future?  Here are a few pointers on the proper use of crutches. You should be Read more
  • How to Diagnose Peripheral Neuropathy?
    How to Diagnose Peripheral Neuropathy? Dr. Brian Gale, DPM, FACFAS can diagnose you with peripheral neuropathy.  The diagnosis is based on a physical exam, the symptoms, and the health history of Read more
  • Peripheral Neuropathy, What is it?
    Peripheral Neuropathy, what is it? Peripheral neuropathy is damage to the peripheral nerves, which are in your toes and fingertips.  They are not able to function properly if they are damaged.  Read more
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.) and Your Feet.
    What is P.A.D.? P.A.D. is when your arteries become clogged with plaque and it causes the arteries to narrow and harden.  This can cause poor circulation, because blood flow is reduced.  Read more
  • Treating Heel Pain in Kids
    Treatment of Heel Pain in Kids Treatment options for kids vary depending on the severity of pain Treatment for mild pain includes: -Reducing or stopping activity that causes pain. -Adding a cushioned shoe insert Read more
  • The Causes of Heel Pain in Kids
    The Causes of Heel Pain in Kids Heel pain is common in kids, because the heel bone (calcaneus) is not fully developed until the age of 14.  There are many causes Read more
  • Heel Pain in Kids
    Heel Pain in Kids Heel pain can occur at any age and it should never be ignored.  If a child complains of heel pain it is best to get evaluated by Read more
  • Tips for Running in the Winter
    Tips for running in the winter Don’t let the cold weather and snow slow you down.  Here are a few tips to help you stay active during the winter -Wear warm, light-weight, Read more
  • Stop....Hammertime!-By Dylan Hocking, CNA
    STOP…Hammertime! This job is my recital, I think it’s very vital, to blog about, and spend some time, talking about, that’s right hammertoes! Hammertoes are a condition that can be either Read more
  • War of the Warts!-by Dylan Hocking, CNA
    War of the warts! Some people call them warts, some call them plantar warts, I like to call them aggravating, but the medical term Dr. Gale uses is verruca. Verruca on Read more
  • Putting the Kibosh on Capsulitis-by Dylan Hocking, CNA
    Putting the kibosh on capsulitis By Dylan Hocking, CNA Capsulitis is one of the most common things Dr. Brian Gale see’s here at the Dakota Foot & Ankle Clinic. Basically capsulitis is Read more
  • Putting the 'Fun" in Fungal Nails- By Dylan Hocking, CNA
    Putting the ‘Fun’ in fungal nails Fungal nails, or onychomychosis is a very unfortunate problem that many people have to deal with on a daily basis. Dr. Gale see’s this problem Read more
  • Treatment options for hallux rigidus
    What are the treatment options for hallux rigidus? It is easiest to treat hallux rigidus the earlier it is caught.  If it is caught very early on surgery may be avoided Read more

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