2014 Crow Pass Crossing

July 28, 2014News

AFAS’s own Dr. Jared Kern finished the 2014 Crow Pass Crossing on July 26th with a time of 5 hours and 20 minutes. The Crow Pass Crossing is approximately 24 miles of rough cross-country and mountain trails along the Crow Pass Trail. The race starts near Girdwood and ends at the Eagle River Nature Center. … Read More

Big Wild Life Runs Sponsor

June 23, 2014News

Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists is proud to support the 2014 Big Wild Life Runs (BWLR). The Big Wild Life Runs are a festival of outdoor run and walk events in Anchorage, Alaska. They include the 49K Ultra, Marathon (A Boston Marathon qualifier), 5K and Kids 2K fun run. For more information and to see … Read More

Golfers Foot Pain

June 3, 2014Tips

Golfers: Don’t be handicapped with foot pain The barrier to a perfect golf swing could lie in your big toe. Or your heel. Or on the ball of your foot. These are the three areas of your foot that are most likely to cause golfers foot pain that can ruin your swing. Behind these pain-prone … Read More

2014 Gold Nugget Triathlon

May 2, 2014News

Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists is proud to support the 2014 Gold Nugget Triathlon. A unique race where women and girls of all ages and abilities are empowered to improve their lives through athletics. These participants race the clock to compete in a 500 yard swim, 12 mile bike ride and a 4.1 mile run. … Read More

2014 Alaska Heart Run

April 22, 2014News

Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists is proud to sponsor the 2014 Alaska Heart Run. The Alaska Heart Run is the largest 5K race in Alaska. Participants travel from across the state to participate in this fundraising event benefiting the American Heart Association which raises funds to aid in the fight against heart disease and stroke. … Read More

Five Signs Your Child May Have a Foot Problem

March 22, 2014Tips

Foot and ankle problems in children often go unnoticed. Signs and symptoms can be subtle, and sometimes children can’t explain what’s wrong. But it’s important to protect growing feet and have problems checked out early. Five warning signs parents should watch for. 1. Your Kids Can’t Keep Up with Their Peers If children lag behind … Read More

Mush On to Nome

February 28, 2014News

Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists is proud to support Iditarod 42, also known as the “The Last Great Race on Earth®”. Mushers and their dog teams will travel over one thousand miles to Nome, Alaska. Each facing jagged mountain ranges, dense forest, desolate tundra and miles of windswept coast. Temperatures can reach far below zero … Read More

2014 Iron Dog

February 15, 2014News

Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists is proud to sponsor Team 49 in the 2014 Iron Dog. The Iron Dog is the World’s longest snowmobile race. Participants cover some of Alaska’s most remote and rugged terrain while confronting some the harshest winter conditions. Survival skills are essential, making it the World’s toughest snowmobile race. All teams … Read More