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Dr. Corey Blackburn DPM is a comprehensively trained podiatrist who treats a wide array of foot and ankle problems. Learn more by scrolling through some of the topics below.

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Foot Types

Everyone’s foot is very unique. Each foot is like a snowflake. There are several features which help us better understand the mechanics of the foot. We are able to organize this into several categories which help make finding the right shoe and insole less confusing. Learn more about this by clicking the link below.

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Ankle Problems

The ankle is a joint in the leg which is deceivingly complex. It moves in several ways while walking. When the ankle becomes painful, walking can be quite difficult. Click the link to learn more about common ankle problems treated at Prairie Foot & Ankle.

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Sports Injuries

Lower leg injuries can happen anyone. Athletes are unique since sports can cause very specific types of aches, pains, strains, and injuries which require special attention. These injuries can happen to the professional athlete and the recreational athlete alike. Click the link to learn more about common conditions in the athlete.

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Deformities

Deformity in the foot or ankle can start in childhood or develop over time. Not every deformity requires surgery. Every foot and ankle deformity is unique and requires unique attention. Please click the link to learn about some of the most common deformities treated at Prairie Foot & Ankle.

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Foot Problems

There are a lot of joints in the foot and ankle. Most give them little thought, but when they hurt they can be disabling. Arthritis can happen in any joint. Learn about arthritis in the lower leg and how it can be treated at Prairie Foot & Ankle.

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Heel Pain

Heel pain is one of the most common conditions affecting the foot. This can cause difficulty in everyday activities. Please click the link to learn about some of the causes. Also learn about some of the treatments of heel pain offered at Prairie Foot & Ankle.

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Nail Problems

Nail problems can affect anyone, young and old. Nail pain and nail deformity has several causes. At Prairie Foot & Ankle, we provide professional nail care. Sterility and hygiene are our top priority. Please click on the link to learn about some of the most common types of nail problems and how they are treated.

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Prevention

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Keeping you moving involves preventing aches, pains, and injuries. Click on the link to learn about preventative care of the foot and ankle.

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Skin

The skin is the organ that protects us against the elements. Keeping the skin healthy can sometimes be very difficult. Click the link to learn about some of the most common skin conditions which can affect the foot and leg. Also learn about some of the treatment options which we provide at Prairie Foot & Ankle.  

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Vascular Problems

Blood flow and circulation changes as we age. Circulatory problems do not always hurt but can have a significant impact on the overall health of the legs. Please click the link to learn about conditions which affect blood flow. Also learn about treatments for vascular issues provided at Prairie Foot & Ankle.

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Learn more about foot and ankle health with the APMA.