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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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][…]
Jones Fractures – Greg Olsen If you are a Carolina Panthers fan, as so many are in the area where we practice, you may have heard that in September, the Panthers’ Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen suffered an injury to his right foot. During a Sunday afternoon game, Olsen was trying to cut when Read more about Understanding Greg Olsen’s Foot Injury – The Infamous Jones Fracture[…]
This section of the office is dedicated to serving the community, patients and non-patients, by providing various products needed for all foot and ankle concerns. From a wide variety of compression socks and hosiery to anti-fungal nail polish and therapy ointments, the retail center has a large selection of items. To view what is available Read more about Retail Store | Compression Center[…]
Dr. James Shipley, DPM, and the staff of InStride Mt Airy Foot & Ankle Center are pleased to announce that Dr. David Collard, DPM, MHA, will be joining the practice in July 2017. Join us in welcoming him to the team! Dr. Collard attended college at the University of Utah, attended podiatry school at Rosalind Read more about Welcome Dr. David Collard, DPM, MHA to the team![…]
#1 Wear shoes that fit properly. When shopping for shoes, have your feet properly measured. Your correct size will change overtime just as your feet do. Wearing shoes that are too small or too tight can cause long-term foot problems. Make sure to give ALL your Little Piggies (toes) plenty of space. #2 Barefoot Read more about Happy and Healthy Feet – 8 Helpful Tips[…]