Congratulations Dr. Jansma

January 10, 2018News

Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Jansma for completing the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery® certification process for Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery. Board certification in Foot Surgery indicates that you have demonstrated a cognitive knowledge of foot surgery, including the diagnosis of general medical problems and surgical management of pathologic foot conditions, deformities, and/or trauma, and … Read More

Dr. Kern Tackles Mt. Marathon

June 28, 2017News

Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists’ Dr. Jared Kern is gearing up for his second Mt. Marathon Race in Seward, Alaska. Dr. Kern last competed in the race in 2014. The Mt. Marathon Race was first organized in 1915. Since then, it has grown into a popular Independence Day tradition. Race participants start in downtown Seward, … Read More

Alaska Heart Run

April 17, 2017News

Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists is proud to sponsor the 2017 Alaska Heart Run on Saturday on April 22nd. Have you registered to join us for this huge community celebration? The Alaska Heart Run is for all abilities… a 5K timed run, a 5K untimed run/walk or a 3K walk. Look for our booth and … Read More

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

March 29, 2017News

Accelerate Your Foot and Ankle Healing with Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) at Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists There are virtually no side effects with this non surgical treatment and it is available at a reasonable cost. Extracorporeal shockwave or pressure wave treatments are non invasive and promote accelerated recovery of injured soft tissue, bone, heel … Read More

Iron Dog Team 37

February 9, 2017News

Dr. Matt Heilala and Stan James will be competing in the 2017 Iron Dog snowmobile race. Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists is the proud sponsor of Team 37. This year, Heilala and James are competing in the Iron Dog pro classification on Ski-Doo MXZ X-RS 600 snowmobiles. The Iron Dog snowmobile race has earned its … Read More

Dr Kern Completes Eiger Ultra Trail

August 16, 2016News

Dr. Jared Kern completed the grueling Eiger Ultra Trail race this summer in 22 hours and 21 minutes. The E101 race is 101 km or 63 miles long with 6,700 meters or 21,300 feet of elevation gain and 6,700 meters or 21,300 feet of descent. The E101 course starts in Grosse Scheidegg with staging locations … Read More

3D Digital Imaging

July 18, 2016News

Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists is one of the first foot and ankle practices in the United States to employ the pedCAT™ 3D digital imaging system. Why 3D Digital imaging? • Three dimensional views of your foot and ankle • Low radiation exposure • Preoperative planning prior to surgery • Accurate diagnoses and Early detection … Read More

Superhero Showdown

April 19, 2016News

Our very own, Dr. Jared Kern completed the Superhero Showdown 4.35K foot race in 18 minutes and 19 seconds. Dr. Kern was the fastest superhero in his male division, ages 40-49. The Superhero Showdown race was created by Skinny Raven Sports and this year they partnered with Healthy Futures to encourage healthy activities for youth … Read More

2016 Iron Dog

February 19, 2016News

Dr. Heilala and the Iron Dog Rec Class riders of team 77 and 52 are on their way to Nome, AK. Team 77: Eric Campbell, Matt Heilala, Ryan Heilala, Stan James, John McCormick Team 52: Rick Carver The Iron Dog Recreational Class is not a competitive race, but is equally as tough and rewarding. Recreational … Read More

Dr. Jansma Wins 2016 Crystal Gallery of Ice Competition

January 26, 2016News

Congratulations to our very own Dr. Jennifer Jansma and her teammate Carol Lewando. They won the 1st place prize in the 2016 Crystal Gallery of Ice competition. Their oceanic themed entry, The Pearl depicts an underwater scene with vertical coral elements and a large clam with a round ice pearl inside. The 2016 Crystal Gallery … Read More