Hikers and Hunters, Long Hikes Take Toll On Feet, Ankles

October 8, 2012Tips

Hikers and hunters nationwide will migrate to the mountains, woods and fields, but many, unfortunately, are ill prepared for the beating their feet will take. Hikers, hunters and others who love the outdoors often don’t realize how strenuous it can be to withstand constant, vigorous walking on uneven terrain. Lax physical conditioning and inappropriate footwear … Read More

Too Much Dr. Internet?

July 26, 2011Tips

Featuring Dr. Matt A. Heilala, Alaska Foot & Ankle Specialists By Taryn Armstrong / Special to Pulse, an Anchorage Daily News publication Researching your health care and prescription drug issues on your favorite dot-com, like WebMD or Drugs.com, before a visit to the family doctor may seem like a good idea. And in most cases, … Read More