Category Archives: Foot Health

Why I Don’t Recommend Triple Antibiotic Ointment Anymore

Dr. Gary Prant DPM Arbor Foot Health Center A few years ago at our national meeting I heard a report about increasing problems with one of the ingredients in “triple antibiotic” ointment, brand name Neosporin. At that time a speaker … Continue reading

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Everybody Sells Orthotics but Few Adjust Them

Dr. Gary Prant DPM Arbor Foot Health Center Several times a week people come into my office complaining about either a custom orthotics or an over-the-counter shoe insert. Usually the story goes that they spent a considerable amount of money … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Designing High Tech Shoe Modifications

By:  Dr. Gary Prant DPM On the outside chance that you don’t follow the MDDI (Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry) Journal, I would like to tell you about something that I recently saw that was very exciting. The recent headline … Continue reading

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Are You Kidding Me?

By Dr. Gary Prant DPM, Arbor Foot Health Center Perhaps you have read articles about the new ICD-10 diagnosis code system which is going to be implemented in the United States by October 1, 2014. Every condition a doctor sees … Continue reading

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I Have a Painful Corn and a Really Large Deductible!

By Dr. Gary Prant DPM Arbor Foot Health Center Okay you have a monstrous unmet deductible. You also have a really annoying corn on your foot which is driving you crazy. What to do? Hospital and outpatient surgery centers charge … Continue reading

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Dr. David Agus, “A Short Guide to a Long Life”, and Rule 59

By Dr. Gary Prant Arbor Foot Health Center I read too many magazines. And when you read too many magazines you read way too many opinions from “experts” on how to live a long and healthy life. The most recent … Continue reading

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Miracle Cures for Foot Pain: If They Sound Too Good to Be True…

By:  Dr. Gary Prant DPM Arbor Foot Health Center I thought my career was over and that I had wasted years of schooling and over 20 years of practice when I first saw the ad for Yoga Toes. All you … Continue reading

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