Meet Our Staff
Joseph E. MechanikDPM, FACFASPodiatrist
Dr. Joseph E. Mechanik maintains the highest levels of accreditation and pursues ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. His special interests are in Fitness, Exercise, and the overall health and well-being of his patients. Read on to learn more about Dr. Joe's experience and training.
Nancy Mechanik, RNOffice Manager
Nancy has been a Registered Nurse for over 25 years. She brings to us experience working in the Emergency Department, and also as a Circulating Operating Room Nurse. She is from Texas, and is married to Dr. Joe and they have 4 boys (2 are native to Colorado). Nancy enjoys spending time with her family, reading, cooking, and always eager to learn new things.
The Real Stars
Renee is our Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant. She brings value with her vast knowledge and insight to help our patients get back to the routine of living!
Cynthia is our Certified Medical Assistant. With over 8 years experience, she has quickly become Dr. Mechanik's right hand.
As a team, we strive to provide the best in customer satisfaction. We are a private practice that has one goal in mind: Help our patient's get better. Do you need a diagnostic study or a procedure. Our staff is on stand-by to help expedite Dr. Mechanik's orders and get you to feeling better! We look forward to meeting you!
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Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)
What Is PTTD?The posterior tibial tendon serves as one of the major supporting structures of the foot, helping it to function while walking. Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) is a condition caused by changes in the tendon, impairing its ability to support the arch. This results in flattening ...Read More
Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as a stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation, or, rarely, a cyst. Because there are several potential ...Read More
What Is Flatfoot? Flatfoot is often a complex disorder, with diverse symptoms and varying degrees of deformity and disability. There are several types of flatfoot, all of which have one characteristic in common: partial or total collapse (loss) of the arch. Other characteristics shared by most ...Read More
What Is a Ganglion Cyst? A ganglion cyst is a sac filled with a jellylike fluid that originates from a tendon sheath or joint capsule. The word “ganglion” means “knot” and is used to describe the knot-like mass or lump that forms below the surface of the skin. Ganglion cysts are among ...Read More
Webbed toes (also known as syndactyly) is a rare condition seen in approximately one in 2,000 births. Those with this condition have two or more toes that are partially or fully joined by a flexible skin bridge. Syndactyly most commonly affects the second and third toes, but it can occur between ...Read More
Weak ankles may be a result of previous ankle injuries, but in some cases they are a congenital (at birth) condition. The ankles are sore, and “give way” easily while standing, walking, or doing other activities. When an ankle is injured, it may take a few weeks to many months to fully heal. Often, ...Read More
Varicose veins are usually due to improperly functioning valves within the veins. The veins typically appear prominent or look "raised." The condition can cause swelling of the legs, ankles, and feet. The skin may become discolored due to leakage of blood into the surrounding tissues, and ulcers may ...Read More
What is Turf Toe? Turf toe is a sprain of the big toe joint resulting from injury during sports activities. The injury usually results from excessive upward bending of the big toe joint. The condition can be caused from either jamming the toe, or repetitive injury when pushing off repeatedly when running ...Read More
Toe walking, a condition in which a person walks on the toes or ball of the foot, is most often seen in young children learning to walk. A child who does not outgrow toe walking in early childhood should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon. Toe walking may be idiopathic (habitual) or it can be caused ...Read More
Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken Toes)
The structure of the foot is complex, consisting of bones, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. Of the 26 bones in the foot, 19 are toe bones (phalanges) and metatarsal bones (the long bones in the midfoot). Fractures of the toe and metatarsal bones are common and require evaluation by a specialist. ...Read More