ABOUT PLANTAR FASCIITIS
When you wake up to a sharp pain running through your heel, it makes for an unpleasant way to start your day. The odds are pretty good that you already have enough to deal with in the morning—having to get out of a warm and comfy bed, making sure the kids are ready for school, a brutal commute to work—and you really do not need intense foot pain on top of all that. So if your first steps in the morning are difficult ones marked with a sharp pain, it’s important to know what plantar fasciitis is, why it happens, and what you can do about it with help from Shenandoah Podiatry and Fleet Feet Roanoke.
ABOUT DR. HOFFMAN
Dr. Hoffman comes to Shenandoah Podiatry from John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Atlantis, Florida, where she completed her residency training in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Prior to her residency, Dr. Hoffman received her medical degree in Podiatric Medicine from Temple University. As an undergrad, she attended the University of Pittsburgh, where she majored in Neuroscience.
Dr. Hoffman specializes in foot and ankle surgery and the treatment of all foot and ankle conditions, such as:
Dr. Hoffman enjoys travel (she recently visited Macchu Picchu!), hiking, kayaking, photography, and running half-marathons. She is looking forward to meeting patients and establishing herself here in the Roanoke area, and to working and being involved within the community that she now calls home.