November 17, 2020 Alan A. MacGill, DPM, our board-certified foot and ankle surgeon at Spine & Orthopedic Center, has been named one of the Top 38 Foot & Ankle Surgeons to Know in 2020. This comes directly from BECKER'S, the leading magazine for hospital business news and analysis for hospital and healthcare system executives. This [...]
There is a link between walking in high heels and flip flops ankle injuries. Especially when walking downstairs. But don’t think that the opposite is any better. Walking downstairs in flip flops is also a painful choice. This time in your lower leg instead of your ankle. Therefore, high heels and flip flops could be [...]
Learn how to Treat Shin Splints So They Don't Derail Your Run If you are a runner then there is a very high probability that you've experienced shin splints. We get it, they are no walk in the park... literally. That annoying pain that is concentrated in the front of your leg along the tibia [...]
Dr. Alan MacGill, New Member of Board of Directors for the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
We would like to start by congratulating, Dr. Alan MacGill, on his achievement and contributions at the Annual Scientific Conference. At the conference, he was installed as a new member of the Board of Directors for the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons.
When pain occurs there are two different types, acute pain and chronic pain. It's important to know the difference.
If you are living with diabetes, one of the best things you can do is to keep your blood sugar levels under control. However, if not properly managed, diabetes can result in severe complications, such as poor blood flow and nerve damage. And this can ultimately lead to diabetic ulcers in the feet, which can [...]
If you play football, you know better than anyone that football is an injury-prone sport. Players are rough on the field. They tend to have little mercy. However, regardless of the helmets, braces, pads, and supports, wounds are typical. Therefore, football players tend to be more susceptible to injury. So, with that being said, what [...]
Dr. Alan Magill repair my bunion and hammer Toes in December,2017. My previous surgery was a nightmare! Dr. MacGill was amazing. Conservative in trying other non-surgical options first. The surgery was the best experience. He was meticulous and patient. Listened to any complaints(there were none) and always courteous and pleasant. The staff was amazing, helpful [...]
When do Flatfeet Develop? Flat feet are most common in toddlers. By the age of 6, they usually will disappear. Children become less flexible at the age of 6, and their arches begin to develop. In fact, only 1 in 10 children with flatfeet does not develop arches. Unless the foot is painful or stiff, [...]