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News releases and media coverage of The Foot & Ankle Center

Angie's List | Jan. 25, 2016

The Foot & Ankle Center Earns Esteemed 2015 Angie's List Super Service Award - Award reflects company's consistently high level of customer service. Read More

Our Health Magazine | January/February Edition, 2016

Read Dr. Waskin's column, What Are Bunions and How Can They Be Treated? Read More
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Virginia This Morning on CBS 6 | Nov. 4, 2015

Dr. Waskin joined host Greg McQuade on Virginia This Morning to demonstrate how taking a Selfie Footie can help stomp out diabetes. Watch Video
Video courtesy of Virginia This Morning on CBS 6

Natural Awakenings Magazine | July/August Edition, 2015

Check out Dr. Mitchell Waskin's article, Pretty, Healthy Feet All Summer Long, in the Health Briefs section of Natural Awakenings Magazine. Read More

Richmond Magazine | June 2, 2015

Richmond Magazine has published their list of Top Docs for 2015, and we're pleased to announce that Dr. Mitchell Waskin and Dr. Jeffrey Frost both made the list, again! This is the sixth year The Foot & Ankle Center made the Top Docs list. We also made Richmond Magazine's Top Docs list in 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. To find out who else made the list, read our blog post: Who Are the Best Podiatrists in Richmond, VA?

Virginia This Morning on CBS 6 | March 2, 2015

Dr. Waskin was a guest on Virginia This Morning, talking about ways to keep your feet healthy this spring and throughout the year. Watch Video
Video courtesy of Virginia This Morning on CBS 6

Angie's List | Jan. 6, 2015

Foot & Ankle Center Earns Esteemed 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award 
For the third year in a row, The Foot & Ankle Center has earned the service industry's coveted Angie's List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2014. Read More

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Dec. 7, 2014

Trade Names: The Foot & Ankle Center Expands Operations, by Joan Tupponce
Dr. Mitchell Waskin needed to expand his practice, The Foot & Ankle Center, to accommodate more patients. Read More

ABC 8 News Interview | Nov. 18, 2014

Dr. Waskin was on ABC 8 News, discussing how diabetics can lower their risk of amputation. Watch Video

The Foot & Ankle Center Opens Expanded Clinic | Nov. 13, 2014

Dr. Waskin and Dr. Frost cut the ribbon as staff members, Chesterfield County officials and members of the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce looked on, to officially open Richmond's largest, most comprehensive resource for foot care under one roof. Read More

Virginia This Morning on CBS 6 | Oct. 23, 2014

Watch Dr. Waskin's appearance on Virginia This Morning, discussing how diabetics can catch foot problems early, before they develop into major health threats. Watch Video
Video courtesy of Virginia This Morning on CBS 6

WRIC | May 19, 2014

Pain or Fashion? Dr. Waskin was interviewed in this special report by WRIC anchor/reporter Amy Lacey about how shoes can cause serious foot injuries. Watch Video


Richmond Magazine | May 1, 2014

For the fifth time, Dr. Mitchell Waskin of The Foot & Ankle Center has been recognized as one of Richmond Magazine's Top Docs. For the 2014 Top Doctors survey, the magazine asked local physicians to recommend their peers in 90 categories. Read more


Angie's List | Jan. 1, 2014

The Foot & Ankle Center Earns Esteemed 2013 Angie's List Super Service Award 
For the second year in a row, The Foot & Ankle Center has earned the service industry's coveted Angie's List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review service in 2013. Read more

Madly Juicy Magazine | Nov. 29, 2013

When a pedicure becomes a health hazard
Heading to the salon for a pedicure sounds relaxing, but it can have the opposite effect if a nasty foot infection develops after a couple of days. This kind of situation happens regularly, for various reasons. Salons do not always disinfect their tools properly, and the pedicurist may not wash their hands between clients ... Read more

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Sept. 21, 2013

Simple, annual exam could save your feet — and your life
Foot problems are the number one problem that put diabetic patients in the hospital — and they are also the leading cause of amputation, often leading to death. But a simple, painless exam can lower your risk factors by up to 85 percent. Read more

Chesterfield Observer Profiles in Business | July 18, 2012

Foot & Ankle Center offers comprehensive care for foot and ankle problems 
The Foot & Ankle Center, located on the campus of Johnston-Willis Hospital, is Richmond's all-in-one foot care center. The Center has on-site programs for heel pain, diabetic foot care, wound care, bunion treatments and toenail fungus as well as a "mini-store" for medical and foot care products. You'll also find an on-site spa that provides the area's only medical-grade manicures and pedicures. Read more 

The Community Weekly | Feb. 17, 2009

Richmond Podiatrist Develops Medical Grade Foot & Hand Spa,
Raises Standard of Quality in Regional Nail Salon Industry

… Dr. Mitchell Waskin … noticed an unusual increase in visits from patients who expressed concern about the “sudden” appearance of fungal infections in their feet, skin and toenails. During these visits, Dr. Waskin identified the culprit fairly quickly, as each patient consistently reported that their foot problems became evident shortly after a visit to a pedicure salon.
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M.D. News (Richmond/Tri-Cities) | January/February 2009

The Comprehensive Diabetic Foot Exam:
A Diabetic’s Best Defense Against Amputation

Fact: Every day in this country, there are approximately 230 amputations …
Fact: Major amputations most often start with an ulcer of the foot …
Fact: One of the best ways to decrease the mortality of the diabetic patient is through the use of an annual comprehensive diabetic foot exam (CDFE). Read More

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Dec. 27, 2008

Podiatrists Offering Pedicures
Christine Witte likes getting pedicures, but she has reason to be particular about where she gets them. Read More