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Dr. Brent Nixon

Podiatry
Tucson, AZ
45 years experience male

Locations

Office

Tucson, AZ

Address

6255 N Camino Pimeria Alta, unit 12, Tucson, AZ
Directions

About

Bio

Board Certified In Foot & Ankle Surgery Board Certified in Podiatric Medicine Col. US Army Medical Service Corps, Retired. Chief of Podiatry VAMC Tucson & Atlanta, Retired. Footwear Consultant, US Corp of Cadets Team Physician Army Track Team Podiatry Residency Director 24 years

Specialties
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Podiatry

Licenses

United States: Arizona

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

14 Answers
0 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brent Nixon
Podiatry 45 years experience
Good Shoe Fitting: Wear open toe shoes. If closed toe shoes worn, make sure they are well fitted and stuff some Lamb's Wool into the toe box.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brent Nixon
Podiatry 45 years experience
Bracing: Your inverted and weak foot can be controlled with custom AFO (ankle foot orthotic) that can be fitted to your shoe.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brent Nixon
Podiatry 45 years experience
For heal pain: Get a paper cup and fill it with water; then place it in your Freezer. When frozen, hold it with a wash cloth and do ice massage to painful area for 1... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brent Nixon
Podiatry 45 years experience
Some compression PT: How long since surgery? Try compression ankle sleeve, 1/2 inch felt heel lift, and Physical Therapy follow up with Surgeon
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brent Nixon
Podiatry 45 years experience
Ignore: Wear socks that are appropriate for your activity and foot gear. Oversize rather than too tight.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brent Nixon
Podiatry 45 years experience
No Pain No Gain: 1 Always stop to check a sharp pain! 2 Push through fatigue 3 Drink lots of water 4 Wear the best available socks and shoes
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brent Nixon
Podiatry 45 years experience
Yes: There can be pain rebound when injected but the steroid gradually will reduce inflammatory pain. Follow up with your surgeon
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brent Nixon
Podiatry 45 years experience
Relax: Assuming "arm feet:" is "arm feels", you might be firing your mussels inadvertently like a stiff neck . Stop and do some stretching R I C E
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brent Nixon
Podiatry 45 years experience
Don't worry: Shop for shoes late in the day Find a shoe where the widest point of the shoe is at the widest part of the foot. Leave one thumb press of space betwee... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brent Nixon
Podiatry 45 years experience
Ignore: Wear sandals that have a heel and mid-foot straps.Ware a pair of socks to match your outfit.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brent Nixon
Podiatry 45 years experience
R I C E rest, Ice...: What has changed that you can attribute to the onset of this pain in your foot? Increased activity? Trauma? New shoes? Was the onset traumatic? You m... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brent Nixon
Podiatry 45 years experience
Experiment: Wear open toe shoes to eliminate pressure. When pain stops, evaluate your shoes pad the toe box with lambs wool Try a larger size shoe.
A male asked:
Dr. Brent Nixon
Podiatry 45 years experience
You could be NO/GO: You should talk to your Recruiter. He/She could help you to meet standards. You have to work hard and be ready to take what ever comes your way NO PA... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brent Nixon
Podiatry 45 years experience
Good shoe fitting: You need medical grade shoes and a good pedorthist to fit them The shoe must fit your foot. Trace your foot and you will see that your foot will not f... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nixon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nixon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! It has been a year since surgery. Does Physio and wears tubgrip & ASO
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University,
Graduated 1977MD

Residency

Kern Hospital Warren Mi.
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