There are always new developments in the world of podiatry, so we use our blog to help keep you up to date and informed. We also discuss current events, new laws, medical advances in treating foot ailments, and anything else that may be of interest to our clients.


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  • Keep Up with Your Diabetic Foot Care at Home Although you might feel a little off your routines during this time of staying at home and keeping safe from COVID-19, you should never forget about daily diabetic foot care.
  • Is It Time for a New Pair of Orthotics? Custom orthotics can last several years with good care, but they will not last forever. Is it time to replace or repair yours?
  • Exercising with Neuropathy The effects of neuropathy can cause problems with comfort and confidence in moving, but exercise can help combat these effects. Dr. Peyman Elison offers advice on approaching exercising with neuropathy.
  • What is Peripheral Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy is a serious condition and you should be aware of its causes, symptoms and available treatments. Read our blog to find out more information on this topic.
  • How to Prevent (and Treat) Achilles Tendinitis Though your Achilles is the largest and strongest tendon in your body, that doesn’t necessarily mean that it can’t sustain injuries. Read our blog to find out how you can prevent and treat Achilles tendinitis.
  • Shows to Binge Watch After Foot and Ankle Surgery If you’re considering foot and ankle surgery or have had a procedure, you’ll need some time to adequately recover. Dr. Viedra Elison of Surprise, AZ, has some recommended shows for binge-watching to entertain you while you heal!
  • Treating Flat Feet in Children Not all cases of flatfoot need to be treated—but if your son or daughter is having pain or difficulty as the result of flat feet, the team at Fixing Feet Institute can help! Find out more about this (and other) common issue, and then don’t hesitate to reach out and request an appointment if treatment is needed.
  • What to Expect (from Your Feet) When You’re Expecting The team at Fixing Feet Institute looks at how your feet change during pregnancy, & offers tips so you can avoid problems and have the best possible experience!
  • The Holistic Approach to Diabetic Wound Care The team at Fixing Feet Institute takes a holistic approach to diabetic wound care to keep you (and your loved ones) as safe as possible!
  • Why Kids Get Ingrown Toenails (What to Do About Them) Kids often get ingrown toenails for a variety of reasons. Fortunately, treatment from a podiatrist is quick, painless, and effective.
  • Footwear Trends The foot pros at Fixing Feet Institute in Surprise, AZ take the time to look at some trends within the shoe industry. These footwear trends are beneficial for both you and the environment. Learn about how shoe designers and manufacturers are giving better options – no matter if you’re applying for a job or just want our world to be healthier!
  • Swimming and Golf and Tennis – Oh My! There are so many options for healthy living in Surprise, AZ – including local favorites like swimming, golf, and tennis. The team at Fixing Feet Institute discuss these respective athletic activities and some of the potential foot and ankle issues they can cause. If you do hurt one of your lower limbs in these—or any other—sports, contact Drs. Peyman and Viedra Elison for the effective care you need.