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Takoma Podiatrist Dr. Joe Ades To Discuss Foot Care Dec. 14

GREENEVILLE, TN  –  Podiatrist Dr. Joe Ades will discuss ways to keep your feet healthy on Monday, Dec. 14, at 10 a.m. at the YMCA.

The event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Ades (pronounced “Ads”) of East Tennessee State University Physicians and Associates is a member of the Takoma Regional Hospital medical staff, practicing in Suite 301 of the Takoma Medical Office Building.

“I’ll discuss everything from bunions to hammertoes, as well as diabetic complications with your feet,” Dr. Ades said. “We’ll look at general aches and pains that are common as you age, and ways to prevent them and treat them.”

Preventative care tips also will be offered, including the importance of wearing proper shoes, avoiding high heels, and controlling weight. “All of these things take the stress off of your feet,” Dr. Ades said.

 Dr. Ades hails from the Philadelphia area, where he recently completed his residency in podiatric medicine and surgery from the Crozer-Keystone Health System, one of the most sought after three-year podiatric surgical and medical residency programs in the country.

He received his doctorate of podiatric medicine from the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago.

Dr. Ades trained at some of the world’s leading lower extremity deformity correction centers including the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics in the International Limb Lengthening and Deformity Correction Center and the Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center for Restorative Traumatology and Orthopedics.  He also trained directly with Dr. Ignacio V. Ponseti to learn the Ponseti method of clubfoot treatment.  

Dr. Ades specializes in diabetic wound care and limb salvage, foot and ankle trauma surgery, limb deformity corrective surgery, and pediatric foot and ankle deformity correction.  He also treats athletic injuries, arthritis, flatfoot, bunions, hammertoes, heel pain and all other podiatric ailments.

He is an assistant professor in the department of surgery at ETSU’s James H. Quillen College of Medicine, and is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association.

For more information, please contact Dr. Ades at 278-1665.