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

Foot Injuries in Athletes

December 1, 2016Tips

According to foot and ankle surgeons from the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), intense performance by athletes can cause an increased risk for foot and ankle injuries. From plantar fasciitis to Lisfranc injuries, ankle sprains and stress fractures, Athletes have dealt with their fair share of injuries as they prepared for and … 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

Runners

July 4, 2016Tips

Both mountain runners and casual joggers can improve their performance by keeping their feet in top condition and taking steps to control common foot problems. The human foot is a biological masterpiece that amazingly endures the stresses of daily activity. For runners, the feet are more vulnerable to injury than any other part of the … Read More