Welcome Dr. Nathan Hansen to Mill Creek Foot & Ankle Clinic

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Nathan Hansen to the staff at Mill Creek Foot & Ankle Clinic. Dr. Nathan Hansen received his undergraduate in Biological Engineering from Utah State University. After graduation he worked as an engineer, where he brought surgeon concepts to fruition and is listed on multiple patents. He decided to continue …

Foot Flop: Avoid This Poor Footwear Choice

We all know that warmer weather brings on a wealth of wonderful summertime adventures, each of which calls for comfortable clothing, including summer footwear. However, when summer months are here, you may want to think twice about slipping on your favorite pair of flip flops if you want to avoid ankle problems and treatment in …

Proceed With Caution During Your Next Pedicure

Once the warmer summertime weather rolls around, it is only natural that you would be turning to sandals and other seasonal footwear options. It is never any wonder why your feet need grooming before you show them off, especially when you have them cramped into work shoes for most of the day. Not to mention, …

The Role Your Feet Play in Aging Gracefully

Our feet put in a huge amount of work to power us through our daily routines. While we put one foot in front of the other with about as much thought and effort as we do for breathing, the average person takes around 18,000 steps in a day, enough steps to make you want to …

Tips From Your Podiatrist On Wearing High Heels

High heels are certainly not thought of as the most comfortable (or practical) shoe choice. However, high heels are a common choice for special occasions, and can even be a requirement of dress codes in certain professions and occupations. Even though a podiatrist will strongly advise that their patients avoid wearing high heels, we realize that …

Diabetes and Your Feet: How Your Podiatrist Can Help

Diabetes is a disease affecting nearly 26 million people in the United States alone. Caused by heightened levels of sugar in the blood, diabetes requires lifelong care and monitoring to prevent the most serious of complications and maintain a comfortable standard of living. While it is well-known diabetes requires the regular medical attention of a …

Treat Chronic and Acute Foot and Ankle Ailments with Platelet Rich Plasma Injections

  Platelet Rich Plasma injections, or PRP, are becoming very popular for chronic and acute foot and ankle ailments. Mill Creek Foot & Ankle Clinic is one of the few clinics in Snohomish County with the ability to provide this for their patients on a same day basis. Dr. Hall has performed approximately 100 of …

Winter Foot Pains

Broken Ankle Treatment And Surgery In Lake Stevens

As the temperatures continue to drop… it’s time to transition into our winter shoes and boots to avoid winter foot problems. People who are more susceptible to winter foot issues are people who have diabetes, neuropathy or poor circulation. These frigid conditions can make it difficult for their body to respond in the appropriate manner …

Treat an Ankle Sprain with RICE

By: Joyce Yan DPM One of the most common and painful injuries for athletes and active people is the ankle sprain. An ankle sprain occurs when you “twist” your ankle on uneven ground or you accidentally trip or fall causing your ankle to roll inward or outward. This abnormal stress to your ankle can cause …

Treat Your Feet: Visit A Podiatrist

One of the most used and abused parts of the body, the average adult foot can walk an average of 18,000 steps per day – yet this is an area of the body that rarely gets proper attention. Patients often only seek out a podiatrist after their feet already have issues or problems, but preventative …

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