FORT SMITH– Spencer Mortensen, DPM, will discuss solutions for foot and ankle pain during a free seminar Tuesday, June 11, from noon to 1 p.m. at Baptist Health-Fort Smith.

Dr. Mortensen will also discuss proper ways to care for the entire foot provide information for those who want to maintain active and healthy lifestyles without causing trouble for their toes and heels later in life.

Most people take their feet for granted and whether you’re working hard, running long miles, or just wearing unsupportive shoes, daily activities can take a toll with every step. Preventive foot health is very important, especially for those who suffer from certain diseases such as diabetes or arthritis, which can lead to complications.

Dr. Mortensen is board certified in podiatry. He treats patients of all ages with a focus on sports medicine, surgery of the foot and ankle, diabetic foot care such as wound management and limb preservation.

The class is free, but registration is required. To reserve a seat, please call Baptist Health HealthLine at 1-888-BAPTIST or visit baptist-health.com and click on “Register for a Class.”


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