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Bruce Fridinger, DPM

Foot & Ankle Professional Centers of IowaPodiatry
Address 520 N. Sheridan Avenue Ottumwa IA 52501 Phone: (641) 683-7901
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Biography

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Medical School: Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
Residency: Podiatric/Orthopaedic: West Roxbury VAMC, West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Board Certification: The American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Conditions: Any foot and ankle condition such as those involving nails and skin, blood vessels, nerves, ligaments, and tendons, muscles, bones, and joints of the foot and ankle, and soft tissue of the leg extending to the knee. May also treat non painful foot and ankle conditions such as; tight muscles, tendons and joint limitations that cause hip and/ or lower back pain.

Surgeries/Procedure: Removal of calluses, painful nails, filing /reduction of nails, casting for orthoses, tape strapping and padding as well as orthotic, insert and shoe modification for the ankle(s) and feet. Perform surgery to correct toe, and other foot misalignments, tendon repair, removal of bone and joint fusion to reduce pain. Perform injection  therapies and foot and ankle manipulations to reduce pain.

Other information: Provide prescriptions for medicine and for durable medical supplies such as therapeutic shoe and foot orthoses. Provide prescriptions for and demonstrate techniques for foot, ankle and leg stretching. Perform evaluations and screenings to measure force and timing of force during steps. Perform mono-filament and vibration measuring to evaluate the ability for the feet to feel or sense stimuli. We provide patient education on diabetes and smoking, emphasizing the importance of foot and ankle health.