Charity Ball 2018

May 17, 2018News

Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists are proud to support the 28th Annual Catholic Social Services Wilma Carr Charity Ball. This years Charity Ball was held at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage, the theme was “Counting Stars”. The evening was filled with lots of fun and elegance, bringing together some of Catholic Social Services’ most … Read More

Iditarod 2018

March 5, 2018News

Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists and Dr. Jennifer Jansma are proud to sponsor Iditarod 2018 musher Alan Eischens and his sled dog team. This year, Alan will be wearing bid number 53 and plans to the finish the “Last Great Race” again with all 16 of his sled dogs. Only 3 other kennels in the … Read More

Dr. Jansma & Go Red for Women Conference

February 27, 2018News

Dr. Jennifer Jansma will be speaking at the 2018 Go Red for Women conference on Wednesday, February 28th at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage. Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists are proud to sponsor the American Heart Association and Go Red for Women in support of heart disease education and prevention. Dr. Jansma’s morning health seminar, … Read More

Iron Dog Team 23

February 26, 2018News

Iron Dog Team 23 Update: Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists congratulate Team 23 for successfully completing the rugged 2,000 plus mile Iron Dog snowmobile race in Fairbanks, AK. Team 23 riders, Stan James and Paul Sindorf crossed the finish line on Saturday, February 24th, checking in at 14:04:26. The Iron Dog snowmobile race has earned … Read More

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

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