What Good is a Podiatrist?

We’ve heard the question tossed around a lot – “Are podiatrists M.D.s?” The answer is yes! Some people are under the impression that a foot doctor hasn’t been to medical school, but this is completely false. Podiatrists like Dr. Heidi M. Christie and Dr. Chanda L. Day-Houts are fully-qualified medical doctors who are specifically trained […]

End Your Big Toe Pain

We’ve met patients who’ve endured the pain of arthritis in their big toe for years before coming to see us, and that’s just not necessary. Big toe arthritis is extremely common, and it’s treatable. May is Arthritis Awareness Month – a good time to let our expert podiatrists, Dr. Chanda L. Day-Houts and Dr. Heidi […]

The Reason Podiatrists are Hypersensitive About Artificial Turf

No doubt you’re familiar with the describing word “hyper.” Kids can be hyperactive and co-workers (and spouses!) can be hypersensitive. So, “hyper” indicates an action that’s exaggerated, over the top, over and above the norm. At Montgomery Foot Care Specialists, we sometimes treat patients who’ve hyper-extended their big toe. That hyperextension has a specific name […]