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Dr. Dennis Timko

Podiatry
Eureka, MO
22 years experience male

Locations

Arch City Foot and Ankle

St. Louis, MO

Address

1108 Olive St. , St. Louis, MO, United States
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri

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Arch City Foot and Ankle

Eureka, MO

About

Bio

Located in St. Louis we are a podiatry practice which provides diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems. From caring for common injuries such as sprains and fractures to conducting complex reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, Arch City is proud to offer the best podiatric care.

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Podiatry

Doctor Q&A

25 Answers
12 Agrees
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Your normal: Your ankle is made up of 3 bones, the tibia (your leg bone on the inside), your fibula (your leg bone on the outside), and your talus (your ankle bone... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Blister care....: First you have to find the cause of the blister. Bad shoes? Over activity for short period of time? Blisters are caused by a ton of friction on one ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Need more info : Is there a stress fracture? What has the doctor or radiologist suggested the high signal in MRI is caused by? I've never heard of micro fracture sur... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Blister care....: First you have to find the cause of the blister. Bad shoes? Over activity for short period of time? Blisters are caused by a ton of friction on one ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Blister care....: First you have to find the cause of the blister. Bad shoes? Bad athelte's foot (fungal infection? Over activity for short period of time? Blisters c... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Simple suture care: Depends on wear the injury was. Usually the closer the injury to the heart the quicker it will heal. Keep dry for 3-5 days on areas with more circulat... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Shoes fit?: Could be related to proper fitting of her shoes? Always have 1 finger width from the edge of the shoe to the longest toe. If toenails and fingernail... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Blister care....: First you have to find the cause of the blister. Bad shoes? Over activity for short period of time? Blisters are caused by a ton of friction on one ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Foot drop surgery: As a foot surgeon, i've never heard of nerve transfer surgery. You might be referring to nerve release for the peroneal nerve that could be related to... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Blister care....: First you have to find the cause of the blister. Bad shoes? Bad athelte's foot (fungal infection? Over activity for short period of time? Blisters c... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Definitely DPM: Podiatrist are the specialists when it comes to toenail fungus. We see it everyday. Just as seinfeld said to elaine in the famous podiatrist episode s... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Maybe...: It's possible, but may just need to be drained or have the nail removed completely to let a new nail grow back in 6-8 months. If it is still throbbing... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Blister care....: First you have to find the cause of the blister. Bad shoes? Bad athelte's foot (fungal infection? Over activity for short period of time? Blisters c... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Arthritis?: It's possible that arthritis can cause pain with temperature changes and pressure changes in the atomsphere. Youve heard of people having more pain i... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Mucoid cyst: Can't tell you for sure with picture or examination but i've seen mucous cyst that look like a blister around the nail and end of the toes. Usually so... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Topical treatment?: I would recommend topical pain relief treatments. This is a simple and effective treatment that can be prescribed by many educated doctors in transde... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Infection or injury?: Did you injure the area? A bad bruise or fracture can cause this pulsation. Neuroma can also feel like this too. They are rare between the 1st and 2... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Very common problem.: I give cortisone shots on a daily basis for plantar fascitiis. However, i always tell my patients that the first 1-2 days they will have more pain th... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Injection only if...: Injections are only a temporary relief. I consider it like a bandaide on a wound. If your pain has been there for more than 6-8 weeks then most likel... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Raynaud's disease: Raynaud's disease is a condition that causes some areas of your body — such as your fingers, toes, the tip of your nose and your ears — to feel numb a... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
If you tolerate pain: I did ball room dancing for 3 months and the type of shoes can cause blisters easily. First you have to find the cause of the blister. If you can to... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Get bone stimulator: I would request a bone stimulator to speed up the healing process of the missed fracture. Try using exogen for the brand of bone stim because only ne... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Blister care....: First you have to find the cause of the blister. Bad shoes? Bad athelte's foot (fungal infection? Over activity for short period of time? Blisters c... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Blister care....: First you have to find the cause of the blister. Bad shoes? Over activity for short period of time? Blisters are caused by a ton of friction on one ... Read More
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 22 years experience
Post op swelling: It could take up to 1 year for post op swelling to subside. With bad ankle fractures if you damaged the joint surface you may be dealing with early ar... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Timko is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Timko is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I will most definitely get it checked out. Thank you for your time.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! You are AWESOME THANKS I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS APP
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Thanks. I meant to say 2 on each foot. Sorry- feel stupid.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

des moines university
Graduated 2000MD

Awards

Top Podiatrist, First Place, Missouri - Summer
2013
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