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Thursday
Sep182014

Dr. Christopher Menke has moved!

November 12, 2013

Dr. Christopher Menke has moved from the Ankle & Foot Centers of Georgia to accept a position with Gwinnett Foot, Ankle, and Leg! Dr. Menke would like to thank the physicians and staff of the Ankle & Foot Centers of Georgia for the opportunity over the last five and a half years.

"The last few years have been a wonderful experience and I am very grateful for the opportunity to have worked and associated myself with the practice. I am now looking forward to working along side my wife Margo, my brother-in-law Dorian, and my father-in-law, Louis."

Friday
Jan252013

New Antifungal Nail Lacquer | Fiore Rx

Fiore Rx is a new antifungal nail lacquer that can be used by both men and women who are concerned about contracting nail fungus. This new product is ideal for individuals who are looking for a way to protect their nails from the potential problems associated with nail fungus. It can be very difficult to reverse the destructive changes to the nail once a fungal or bacterial infection begins. Thus the strategy behind Fiore Rx is to prevent fungus from infecting healthy nails before it happens. Fiore Rx Antifungal Nail Lacquer

 

As appearance and physical beauty continue to be in the spotlight, nail salons and exercise gyms are frequently visited facilities that unfortunately also are a common source for the spread of nail fungus. One way to help avoid catching nail fungus would be to bring your own antifungal lacquer with you to the salon. Individuals can even use their own nail polish if desired; first protect the nails with the clear or matte Fiore Rx finish and then apply the desired color on top of the Fiore Rx base. 

Fiore Rx is a new product line of foot care products. Vist FioreRx here.

Thursday
Aug042011

Recap from Honduras

Take a look at last week's medical / surgical mission trip to Comayagua, Honduras. In association with Mary our Queen Catholic Church of Atlanta, the International Institute of Foot and Ankle Surgery (IIFAS) and the International Foundation of Reconstructive Surgery (IFRS), 55 volunteers traveled to Comayagua, Honduras for a week long (July 24-31) surgical / medical and infrastructural rehab mission trip. The group’s arrival to the San Pedro Sula, Honduras Airport was followed by a 4-hour bus ride to the town of Comayagua, Honduras. The surgical / medical mission work was concentrated at the St. Benedict Joseph Medical Center, a small catholic surgical and healthcare facility, which had been established and maintained by the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal and Light of the World Charities since 2004. 

Roughly 30 foot and ankle sugeries were performed ranging from basic soft tissue surgery to major reconstructive foot and ankle procedures. Additionally, the local physicans and staff were trained on a variety of clinical and surgical procedures. 

Tuesday
Jul192011

Office for Dr. Allison Menke

Dr. Allison Menke has started seeing patients in the metro Atlanta area. She is currently seeing patient in Decatur, Buckhead / Atlanta, and the College Park offices. Call today to schedule your appointment with Dr. Allison Menke. 

Tuesday
Jun282011

Congratulations To Dr. Allison Menke, DPM

Dr. Allison Menke, DPM has completed her surgical residency training from the prestigious DeKalb Medical Foot & Ankle Reconstructive Surgery program in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Menke attended the three-year surgical program at DeKalb Medical after graduating from the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. She received her undergraduate degree from Emory University.

Dr. Allison Menke’s surgical interests include pediatrics, bunion & hammertoe correction, foot and ankle trauma, diabetes, and general foot and ankle reconstructive surgery. She will begin seeing patients in Decatur and Atlanta in July of 2011 through the Ankle & Foot Centers of Georgia. Call today to schedule an appointment at 404.508.4026 (Decatur) or 404.350.5015 (Atlanta).