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Dr. Christopher Hendrix

Podiatry
Bartlett, TN
28 years experience male

Locations

Christopher L. Hendrix,DPM,PC

Bartlett, TN

Address

7400 U.S.Highway 64, Bartlett, TN
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

(901) 201-5125

Office

Bartlett, TN

Christopher L. Hendrix, DPM, PC

Bartlett, TN

About

Bio

Board Certified in Wound Care - CWS Board Certified ABPS

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Podiatry

Surgery

Wound care

Doctor Q&A

133 Answers
127 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Use: Use a spray or mist of regular listerine on your feet and toenails after every bath.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
2nd metatarsal : You should discuss this with your surgeon. A lot depends on the procedural approach to your problem and your results. Recovery and recuperation can be... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Sprain: Would recommend a visit with her pcp or foot/ankle specialist to evaluate the injured ankle and review xrays and insure no fractures. Treatment shoul... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
U/C ??: Not sure what "u/c' is..? It might bode well to have your ankle re-evaluated ! immobilize and rest will help. Bracing may help, as well. You should s... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Immobilize: You should have a proper physical exam and review of you medical history. Regarding the 2nd metatarsal fracture, treatment can range from a cast or b... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Neuropathy: Many sources of neuropathic discomfort. Check with you pcp or podiatrist. Fasting blood sugar and an a1c would give a better picture of blood sugar ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Ignore: Gelatin supplements will help nails grow faster and stronger.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Strain: Sounds like a fascial strain. Not sure of the necessity of standing in water for hours. Try a stretching program and good shoes and archsupports. Se... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Foot injury: Would recommend a visit with foot/ankle specialist to review type and details of injury, physical examination of your foot and ankle and xrays to look... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Ankle sprainer: It sounds like you are describing either repeat ankle sprains or a high arched foot....Both will make you walk on outside of foot and roll over. I wo... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Volunteer: Maybe you could work out a deal with the dental office and the physician that is treating you and fitting your braces. May a volunteer or work program... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Vascular: Have a vascular specialist evaluate your legs for adequate blood flow - both arterial and venous. Any family history of leg swelling? You may be... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Fascial strain: Lots of pts relate pain upon first standing in mornings... Could be a fascial strain know as plantar fasciitis.. Recc: hip to heel cord stretching... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Care vs CLOSURE: Your husband should have this foot wound evaluated by a wound care professional. There are many factors that can contribute to the delayed healing of... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Embedded Nail: The discomfort from the nail procedure is usually less than the pain of an embedded nail or nail margin. Shouldnt miss any work at all!
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Diet Diary: Keep a diet diary for about two weeks....Everything you eat, drink, chew or smoke ! everything that you put in your mouth, keep a record. Review t... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
A,B,C,D,E of skin lesions: Look for the following in any skin lesion: a- assymetry of the skin lesion b- border changes or bleeding c- color changes, ie: varigation d- diame... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Fracture: Sprain is a painful injury that does not involve a fracture. Broken foot involves compromise of integrity and alignment of bone(s). -h-.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Family History ??: A bone scan is a sensitive and non specific test for detecting bone activity, see your pcp, podiatrist, or rheumatologist for appropriate physical... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
ASK YOUR SURGEON: These are all questions you should review with your foot surgeon and have answered prior to surgery.. You have to be prepared for the recovery period ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Neuroma: Most likeky numbness, pain, and discomfort resulting from compression of sensory nerve to the digit. Alter shoes, wider toes, loosen laces, ice massa... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Cardinal Signs: Pain and discomfort swelling or edema warmth loss of function of the part see your pcp for a thorough evaluation rest, ice, compression, elev... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
MRSA: Methicillin resistant staph aureus- ever growing difficult to treat bacterial infection.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Sweating: Some evidence, Botox injections are helpful with excessive sweating and with painful non reducible digital contractures...
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Podagra: It is possible. Gout is an inflammatory arthritis that is usually initiated by a diet change, diuretics, alcohol intake, stress or trauma..... See... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Volunteer and Shadow: In memphis, we are fortunate to have both st.Jude's childrens research and lebonheur childrens hospitals....Have your son do a bit of on-line research... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Www.acfas.org: In a child....Manipulations, casting, bracing and surgical intervention. Untreated adults almost always require surgery and bracing... www.acfas... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Edema management: Always important to wear therapeutic compression hosiery on longer flights. Also important to get up and walk about and stretch when the pilot has not... Read More
A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Symptomatic Relief: Change shoes to wider toe and lower heel. Ice massage ball of foot. Topical anti-inflammatories. See your podiatrist if symptoms persist.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Peripheral edema: Most important is close folow with your pcp ! evaluate and monitor blood pressure and ekg and cardiac functions. Also, want to evaluate and monitor... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Cyst: Could be a number of different type of cysts orlesions pressing on the sensory nerve. Would be better served by seeing your podiatrist for a thorouh e... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Broken Foot: Best tests start with a thorough physical examination... Foot xrays are very helpful in defining a discrete fracture or dislocation. Sometimes, ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Peripheral edema: Elevation above level of heart overnite !
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
BuzzBuzz : The swelling is an allergic reaction to the sting. Rest elevate contrast warm moist compress with cool compress monitor for infection: ie increa... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Eating: Size of mouth and oral cavity usually crowded by size of the toungue.. Have your child seen by your pediatrician for appropriate physical examinati... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Vascular Disease: Vascular disease is an intrinsic part of diabetes mellitus. Prolonged elevated blood sugars have a profound and lasting effect on the vascular and ne... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Numbness in Foot: It could be a number of factors that go along with the big picture of total ankle replacement. It may be numbness that has been present for a long ti... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Lamisil (terbinafine): Use of Lamisil is common for fungal infections in skin and nails of feet and toes, hands and fingers. There are topical forms of Lamisil as well as... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Morning Pain: Morning discomfort and heel and arch pain are consistent symptoms of fascial strain or fascitis... Night time splinting and asertive stretch are po... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Edema: Not necessarily! check with your pcp and monitor your bp, heart status, meds, diet, lifestyle, etc...... Could be a condition known as lymphedema..... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Prosthetics: You need to see a licensed prothetist and orthotist in an orthopaedic brace shop to be properly evaluated and fit with prosthetics due to your limb lo... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Close follow up: What was the mechanism on "cautery"..? I would follow closely with the clinician that performed the original procedure. There is a good chance that th... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Stubbed Toe: You need to see your pcp or podiatrist for a physical exam and xrays to evaluate for a possible nail avulsion injury and/or phalanx fracture. In the ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
5th MT FRACTURE: You should have this followed with serial xrays to monitor alignment and healing. Any family history of fractures? Bone health for women is very impo... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Biopsy: Best bet - let your pcp ot podiatrist biopsy and culture the nail tissue for you to objectify the source of nail thickness and discoloration. Any rece... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Yes: Used on occassion for venous engorgement that compromises healing.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Position change: Pronation opposes supination in the hand - it could be thought of as turning from palms facing forward to palms facing backward. In the foot - ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Podiatry 28 years experience
Foot wound: Wash and cleanse the wound. Place a clean barrier bandage and stay off the foot. Keep the foot from further injury or contamination. Monitor and contr... Read More

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Oct 14, 2013
Very accurate and timely responses.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hendrix is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hendrix is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I have been contending with this since aug, wearing supportive shoes. It is better but still problematic. Xrays showed a spur as result.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you, that was so helpful I could never understand why this happens.now I know I need to see the doctor
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you. We r trying to avoid a visit bc we don't have much money. Is there anything we cn do at home.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Des Moines University
Graduated 1994MD

Awards

Physician of the Month - St.Francis Hospital Bartlett
Top Podiatrist, First Place, Tennessee - Summer
2013
Top Podiatrist, First Place, Tennessee - Spring
2014
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