Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

February 6, 2018News

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

Why Choose A Foot and Ankle Surgeon?

January 25, 2018News

Foot and Ankle Surgeons (DPMs) who are Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery or Certified in Foot Surgery and Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery® (ABFAS) are physicians specifically trained to diagnose and treat the foot and ankle. They are an integral part of the health care … Read More

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

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

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