James R. Shipley, DPM is the founder of Mt. Airy Foot & Ankle Center and began practicing in the area in October 2008.
Foot & Ankle Education
Mt. Airy Foot & Ankle Center not only strives to provide quality treatment and recovery for each patient, but also a learning experience to ensure safety and injury prevention.
With the specialized training of Dr. Shipley and Staff, digital x-ray, and ultrasound technology, Mt. Airy Foot & Ankle Center is able to provide the best treatment for you.
Dr. James R. Shipley
Dr. David Collard
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David Collard DPM MHA Any runner who has been running for any decent amount of time will tell you they have been injured. Small injuries like muscle strains, knee pain, sprained ankles, capsulitis, bursitis, toe and toenail injuries are really common, while some runners may have even suffered large injuries like broken bones from missteps Read more about Compartment Syndrome in Runners[…]
Winter Olympics and Foot Problems David Collard DPM MHA As we are nearing the end of winter in some of the coldest weeks of the year, the 23rd Winter Olympics is in full force…and I’m loving every minute. If you are like me, you live for the Olympics and are captivated by the toughness, skill, Read more about 2018 Winter Olympics: Foot Problems Report[…]
David Collard DPM MHA on Hookworm Hookworm, also know in the medical world as Cutaneous Larva Migrans, has recently been in the news. A couple from Canada, Eddie Zytner and Katie Stephens, recently went on a vacation to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. It was there that they contracted this parasitic worm in their feet and Read more about HOOKWORM: Some Things are Best Left at the Beach[…]
David Collard DPM MHA Thick, bulky, crumbling, yellow, painful, ugly, etc. These are many descriptions used by our patients when talking about their fungal toenails. It is a very common problem. About 3% of the U.S. population has fungal nails, and that number is growing. Usually it affects up to 1-in-5 of individuals between 40 Read more about There’s a fungus among us – and it’s on your toes[…]
FOOT WARTS! (aka Plantar Warts) David Collard DPM MHA “Eeeeeeew!” is the usual response I get when I talk to people about warts on the foot when I’m outside of the office, such as while spending time with friends at BBQ’s, dinner parties, etc. But warts aren’t all that gross and you shouldn’t feel bad Read more about FOOT WARTS! – Have you tried these humorous home remedies?[…]
OVERUSE INJURIES IN THE NEW YEAR David Collard DPM MHA As we ring in the new year and try to recover from all of the holiday cheer and food, many people are thinking about New Year’s resolutions–spending more time with family, drinking and/or smoking less, reading more, kicking other bad habits, etc. Many are resolving Read more about Overuse Injuries – Exercising “Too Much Too Fast” in the New Year[…]
Bunions Bunions Bunions David Collard DPM MHA Bunions are a common problem that cause pain for many people and are a common reason for people to seek foot care from a professional. If you have a bunion, you aren’t the only one around, nor are you the first. Bunions aren’t just a modern problem; they Read more about Bunions Bunions Bunions & Same Day Surgery[…]
The Ingrown Nail David Collard DPM MHA Ingrown nails are extremely common, and account for about 20% of the complaints of those seeking foot care. We often see patients who have been dealing with ingrown nails for several weeks before even seeking treatment. Many ask the question, “Why did I get this?” In this post Read more about The Ingrown Nail – What to do[…]
Pregnancy Feet David Collard DPM MHA Many changes happen to a woman’s body when she is pregnant. Feet are not exempt from these changes, though those changes are often overlooked! We see a variety of different foot problems in our clinic, but one of them that we don’t see very much, but which we have Read more about Relief from Pregnancy Feet – Recommendations from Dr. Collard[…]
“What do I do about these stinky shoes?” Many patients have asked me this question and I [Dr. Collard] believe it’s probably an even more common question than just what I hear in the clinic. Commonly, the shoes we sweat in the most are the biggest offenders – athletic footwear, work shoes, work boots, etc. Read more about 8 Home Remedies to GET THE STINK OUT of Your Shoes [Video][…]