Strokes and Hammertoes

Although many may not know it, those who have suffered a stroke may be prone to developing hammertoes in some cases. Hello, I’m Doctor Gabe Rodriguez, a foot doctor in Sioux Falls. Allow me to explain. Many times strokes result in brain injuries that can leave a weakness in various muscles, including in the legs [...]

Poor Nutrition and Foot Fractures

You may not think that nutrition has any bearing on acquiring a foot fracture, but it actually does. Hi, I’m Doctor Gabe Rodriguez, a podiatrist in Sioux Falls, and today I would like to talk to you about the connection between these two issues. Your body needs nutrients to stay strong and healthy. When the [...]

No Sharing

Although we were taught in kindergarten that it’s good to share, when it comes to bacteria, there are some things you just shouldn’t give to anyone else.  I’m Doctor Gabe Rodriguez, a podiatrist here in Sioux Falls, and today I would like to tell you about the HPV virus that causes plantar warts. If you [...]