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February News Release - Passport 55 presents "Your Foot's Health”

NEWS RELEASE  February 12, 2016  Contact:  Betty S. Weemes,  787.5117

The American Podiatric Medical Association conducted a recent study showing that almost 75% of all Americans will have at least one foot problem throughout their life.

Most foot problems are related to abuse or overuse of the feet, while other foot problems are caused by deformities or congenital malformations.

Your foot’s health is very important to sustaining mobility and balance throughout your life.

Join Dr. Ashley Dikis, DPM, to learn about general foot care and also common foot and ankle problems at the Passport 55 program on Thursday, February 18, at 10:00 am at Roby Adult Center.

Photo:  Dr. Ashley Dikis, DPM

Dr. Dikis received her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree from Des Moines University in Des Moines, IA.  She went on to complete a three-year surgical residency training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA.  Dr. Dikis is with the Laughlin Medical Group Orthopedics, Laughlin Memorial Hospital.  Her office is located in the LMH Medical Office Building Number 2.

Passport 55 is a health-related, free program, open to the public as a community service.  It is presented each month at Roby Adult Center, 203 College Street by Laughlin Memorial Hospital in partnership with the Adult Center.

For additional information, contact the Laughlin Health Care Foundation at 787.5117.