Durango & Loveland, CO, Foot Specialist for Advanced Podiatry Care & Treatment

With Cutting-Edge Technology, Your Animas Podiatrists Are Second to None!

At Animas Foot & Ankle, we offer you the latest in technology so that we can better diagnose and treat all of your foot and ankle needs. Your podiatrist in Durango, CO, and Loveland, CO, wants you to feel welcome and at ease, and to be treated with professionalism and experience. To learn more about these and other advanced treatments available at our podiatry offices in Durango and Loveland, call to speak with any of our friendly and knowledgeable team members.

To start your journey towards foot and ankle pain relief, schedule your appointment today!

Shockwave Therapy in Durango, CO & Loveland, CO

loveland co foot specialist shockwave therapyShockwave therapy or soundwave therapy is used primarily to treat soft tissue conditions like plantar fasciitis or Achilles tendinitis. If you have one of these conditions and our podiatrist in Durango, CO, and Loveland, CO, recommends this particular treatment, you’ll be happy to know that it is effective about 80% of the time. It’s an efficient alternative to surgery, as no anesthesia is needed and you can go about your normal daily activities after this outpatient treatment. If you receive shockwave therapy, you can expect treatment to be fast, too, so that you can get back to your life quickly.

Diagnostic Ultrasound from Our Podiatrist in Durango, CO & Loveland, CO

Diagnostic ultrasound is used to help diagnose foot and ankle conditions that an x-ray would miss, like soft tissue conditions. Most people are familiar with this type of technology because it’s used in an OB/GYN office every day. It helps to identify conditions such as Achilles tendinitis and plantar fasciitis, and it also helps us guide injections for more accurate treatment when needed. Diagnostic ultrasound is an excellent tool to help identify your foot or ankle conditions, and it’s about one tenth the cost of an MRI.

Digital X-Ray in Durango, CO & Loveland, CO

loveland co foot specialist x raysDigital x-rays allow us to diagnose issues you may be having in the bones or joints of your feet or ankles. These types of issues include heel spurs, hammertoes, bunions, and a number of other foot problems that can develop. Our digital x-ray machine helps us to quickly diagnose and treat your foot or ankle condition because the images are immediately available to us on a computer screen. Your treatment can then be carried out faster and with more accuracy if you have an issue with the joints or bones in your feet and ankles.

Weight Bearing Lower Extremity CT in Durango, CO

weight bearing lower extremity ctTo further benefit you and your foot and ankle needs, our podiatrist in Durango, CO, offers access to a weight-bearing lower extremity CT machine. This equipment helps us to diagnose foot or ankle conditions that other podiatrists can’t because it allows us to see things we normally wouldn’t be able to see in an x-ray alone. This is partially due to a curved beam of light that helps to reconstruct 3D images of your feet in “slices” so that we can better determine what foot or ankle conditions you may have. The scans are usually very fast, and we’re the only podiatrists in the entire state of Colorado to offer a CT of this caliber.

*Only available at the Durango, CO, podiatry office. Call our Durango office 970.259.3154 to schedule a consultation today!

Laser Therapy in Durango, CO

loveland co foot specialist laser treatmentWhen a physical condition or injury affects mobility or quality of life, there is one goal: A rapid return to every-day activities. Our Loveland and Durango clinics are proud to be on the medical technological forefront by offering MLS Laser Therapy. We have invested in the very best technology as a key component of our continuing quest to offer you the finest in health care.

MLS Laser Therapy uses specific wavelengths of light that have a strong anti-inflammatory, anti-edema effect on tissues that are exposed to the laser. Painful conditions accompanied by swelling or inflammation benefit from this technology. Photons of laser energy penetrate deeply into tissue and accelerate cellular reproduction and growth. As a result of exposure to the MLS Laser, the cells of tendons, ligaments and muscles repair themselves faster. As inflammation is reduced pain subsides very quickly. In simple terms, laser energy kick-starts the healing process, thereby speeding recovery.

There are no known side-effects! MLS Laser therapy administered by our podiatrist in Durango, CO, is cleared by the FDA and is safe and effective. Click here to learn more!

*Only available at the Durango, CO, podiatry office. Call our Durango office 970.259.3154 to schedule a consultation today!

Cosmetic Toenail Restoration in Durango, CO

loveland co foot specialist, toenail restorationDo you have a toenail that is thick, unsightly or missing because of an injury, nail fungus or from surgery? If so, Cosmetic Toenail Restoration could be the answer for you. Our doctor offers temporary Cosmetic Toenail Restoration, providing a painless, realistic, quick and affordable method of improving the appearance of your black toenail..

Our doctor will first evaluate your toenail and may send it to a lab for evaluation. This is important to determine the cause of your nail issues which can aid in treatment and allow the nail to return with an improved appearance.

During your initial visit, you may be eligible for cosmetic toenail restoration the same day. If you are a candidate, one of our doctors will perform the procedure and discuss future treatment course.

Cosmetic Toenail Restoration is a procedure that provides temporary improvement in the appearance of your nail even if you don’t have one and it looks almost identical to all the others. Our doctor will discuss the expected duration of the improvement but in general, these nails last for 6-8 weeks. Nail polish may be applied following the procedure.

Whether it’s a special event, flip-flop season or simply to make your toenails look like they used to, Cosmetic Toenail Restoration from our podiatrist in Durango, CO, could be the solution you’ve been searching for.

*Only available at the Durango, CO, podiatry office. Call our Durango office 970.259.3154 to schedule a consultation today!

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  • “I wanted to write you personally to thank you...I have tears in my eyes right now just thinking about the condition I was in when I first came to you...it was so bad...and now, you have turned my whole life around. Because of you and your incredible work, I actually have a life again. Yes, it took time. Yes, it took effort...”

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  • “Dr. Hugentobler and his staff are VERY friendly, welcoming and very thorough. I felt right at ease within seconds of my visit. At my follow-up appointment I got my days mixed up and showed up without an appointment the receptionist was able to fit me in the schedule.”

    - Ronnie E.

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  • “Highly recommend Animas Foot and Ankle and Dr. Hugentobler. I have been going to this office for a few months now, and the staff in this office are ALWAYS so great. Very friendly, very understanding, and very helpful. So glad I didn’t go to Mercy! ...”

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  • “I wanted to write you personally to thank you...I have tears in my eyes right now just thinking about the condition I was in when I first came to you...it was so bad...and now, you have turned my whole life around. Because of you and your incredible work, I actually have a life again. Yes, it took time. Yes, it took effort...”

    - Patti B

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  • “Dr. Hugentobler and his staff are VERY friendly, welcoming and very thorough. I felt right at ease within seconds of my visit. At my follow-up appointment I got my days mixed up and showed up without an appointment the receptionist was able to fit me in the schedule.”

    - Ronnie E.

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  • “Highly recommend Animas Foot and Ankle and Dr. Hugentobler. I have been going to this office for a few months now, and the staff in this office are ALWAYS so great. Very friendly, very understanding, and very helpful. So glad I didn’t go to Mercy! ...”

    - Robo S.

    best durango co podiatrist
*The reviews listed are from actual patients of Animas Foot & Ankle. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone. Read More
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Animas Foot & Ankle of Durango, CO and Loveland, CO, treats all medical and surgical foot and ankle conditions. Licensed Podiatrists, Dr. Hugentobler, Dr. Taylor, and Dr. Vanderloop can help bring you foot and ankle pain relief.
Our Durango, CO, podiatry offices offer the most effective and state-of-the-art, quality podiatry care services with a smile to patients in our local community, including: Durango, CO, Loveland, CO, Bayfield, CO, Pagosa Springs, CO, Cortez, CO, Greeley, CO, Fort Collins, CO, Longmont, CO, Estes Park, CO & Alamosa, CO.
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