Patient Education

foot doctor front deskWe believe that patient education is vital to the health of your feet and ankles. Knowledgeable patients make informed decisions that decrease treatment complications and expedite the healing process. The more informed you are, the quicker you will recover. Help us help you. Dr. Gregg Neibauer strives to serve you so that you can enjoy the highest quality of life. Committed to excellence, he provides the most up-to-date and accurate information in order for you to learn more about your injury or condition.

Our podiatric office provides excellent care in all aspects of foot and ankle injuries and conditions. Some of the most common foot and ankle conditions and injuries that we treat include:

Though we’ve provided you with helpful information on our site, we urge you to call us at (406) 721-4007 or visit our office for a proper consultation and examination by Dr. Neibauer. An informed patient plus an experienced leader in podiatric care—that’s a winning combination!  If you have sustained an injury, are experiencing any pain or are concerned about a foot or ankle problem, please contact Alpine Foot & Ankle Clinic and schedule an appointment today.

Patient Education Documents

Comprehensive Diabetic Foot Exam (CDFE) – If you’re diabetic, you know how important foot care is. It’s critical that you have a CDFE at least once a year. If you already have foot or ankle problems, you need to see your podiatrist more often. This PDF explains what a CDFE is and why it’s important. Diabetics, this is a must read!

Diabetic Education – Preventing diabetic foot problems before they happen is crucial to your foot and ankle health. A small problem can become a huge problem in a very short period of time. This Diabetic Foot Care PDF is full of tips on maintaining healthy feet. Do not hesitate to call us or come in to the clinic if you’re experiencing a diabetic foot problem.

Gout Information – Do you enjoy eating asparagus, bacon, mushrooms, salmon, turkey or veal? How about drinking wine or beer? If you do, you are at a higher risk of developing gout. Download our PDF to view the entire list of food and beverages that can trigger a gout attack and what foods to eat if you have gout. If you have any questions about your foot and ankle health we are happy to help!

Plantar Fasciitis Stretches – Are you experiencing heel pain? Plantar fasciitis could be the cause. Dr. Gregg Neibauer has put together a PDF full of stretches to treat heel pain. If you have any questions about your foot and ankle health don’t hesitate to call Alpine Foot & Ankle Clinic!

Post-Operative Nail Surgery – Are you having nail surgery to get rid of a toenail problem? We have put together a PDF giving specific instructions on how to prepare for surgery. It also describes the healing process. If you have any questions after downloading our instructions, don’t hesitate to call our office.