A former college football player, Dr. Marco A Vargas knows the stresses that are placed upon feet throughout the day. Now committed to educating his patients on general foot health, Dr. Vargas treats a diverse range of foot and ankle issues using rehabilitation, surgical procedures, and laser technology. The in-house procedures can treat issues ranging from broken ankles to bunions and toe fungus, fostering overall foot health so patrons can enjoy pain-free strolls and a reprieve from handstand commutes. Foot & Ankle Associates treats patients of all ages, and visitors can also grab a free copy of Dr. Vargas’s book, Got Foot Pain? or peruse the website’s compendium of education materials for more information on the symptoms and treatments of specific foot disorders.
The board-certified podiatrists at Texas Foot Specialists have dedicated themselves to just one part of the body—the feet. It is their mission to keep these hard-working appendages in top health through routine care and modern therapies. They use lasers to rid them of infections and pain with the hope of avoiding surgery. They treat everything from sprains and bunions to blisters caused by fire walking to work.
Located within Your Total Foot Care Specialist, Tranquility Med Nail Spa pampers clients' hands and feet. They luxuriate digits with paraffin hot wax treatments, whirlpool footbaths, and massages with lotion to hydrate extremities, and complete mani-pedis with shellac, or French polish.
Dr. Robert G. Parker, a third-generation Houstonian that's been in practice since 1970, steers the ship that is Parker Podiatry. During these last 40 years, Dr. Parker has built an impressive resumé crammed full of awards, lecturing gigs, published academic papers, and appearances on numerous TV and radio stations. At his offices, he sees patients dealing with the full spectrum of foot-related problems. He and his staff also stay up to date on the latest in podiatric technologies, including the use of lasers to get rid of unwanted toenail fungus and expedite the robot takeover.
Dr. Kurte Shepherd, the licensed podiatrist of Elite FootCare of Texas, Inc., draws from nine years of experience to treat all types of foot ailments. He uses a variety of methods to alleviate pain caused by Achilles tendon or arthritis, and also performs cosmetic treatments such as laser toenail fungus removal or hyperhydrosis therapy to combat excessive sweating.
Doctor of Chiropractic Mark W. Hill and a team of experienced and licensed massage therapists dispense chiropractic adjustments, cold laser therapy treatments, and massages to help alleviate his patients' achy backs and joints. As a specialist in sports medicine, Dr. Hill and his team also work to heal sports injuries that range from hard hits in football to excessive cramping from speed-knitting competitions.