Dr. Katherine Parodi

Podiatry
Westminster, CO
18 years experience female

Locations

Pinnacle Foot and Ankle Clinic

Westminster, CO

Address

1333 West 120th Ave, #113, Westminster, CO
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

(720) 379-6759

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Specialties
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Podiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Parodi
18 years experience
Pain, inflammation..: Gout is a type of arthritis. It can effect the joints of your skeletal system. With recurring flairs you can develop deposition of tophi within the j... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Parodi
18 years experience
Time will tell: This depends on the degree of trauma causing the nail to split. It may grow back normal, it may grow back deformed. Also, trauma can lead to a nail be... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Parodi
18 years experience
Yes: Fungus is killed in high heat. Wash your socks in hot water.
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A female asked:
Dr. Katherine Parodi
18 years experience
Do this test: Let's assume you injured your left ankle. Stand on your right foot and hop to the right three times, going as far as you can with each hop. Stop at th... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Parodi
18 years experience
Diet: exercise does tone muscles but it also makes us hungry. If you don't modify your diet, you will likely not see results. Genetics also plays a roll.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Parodi
18 years experience
Ingrown toenail: when toenails are trimmed too short they can impale the flesh as they grow forward causing pain, redness, drainage. Trimming the offending border out ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Parodi
18 years experience
No: Gout is a kidney issue. It is triggered by certain foods in your diet. One small study suggested cherries may help but it was not a strong study. Sinc... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Parodi
18 years experience
Exercise: walking for exercise with this calorie intake is fine. More strenuous exercises at this calorie count will lead to early fatigue or injury.
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A female asked:
Dr. Katherine Parodi
18 years experience
X-ray: You may want an x-ray to rule out a fracture in your patella (knee cap)
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Parodi
18 years experience
Diet: Gout is triggered by something in your diet. If you can find a commonality of what you have eaten before a gout flair, you will better know what to av... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Katherine Parodi
18 years experience
No: There is nothing to treat here. If he has a large stomach that could be why the veins are engorged. If the veins go back to normal appearance when he ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Parodi
18 years experience
Follow-up: Continued pain after a broken ankle is common, often another procedure is necessary. See your surgeon for new x-rays and an exam.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Parodi
18 years experience
Moderation: Wearing the correct shoe for your foot type, increasing your speed and distance 10% at a time, running with good form.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Parodi
18 years experience
Many things: The dark brown could indicate bleeding which happens when a wound is beneath a callus or within a wart. Any pigmented lesion should be examined by a d... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Parodi
18 years experience
Blood flow: Epinephrine causes small blood vessels to constrict which can stop blood flow in small vessels. There are only small vessels in fingers, toes, nose...... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Katherine Parodi
18 years experience
Do wound care: The blood/yellow stuff around your piercing is active drainage. It is normal when there is a deep break in the skin. This means that your piercing is ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Parodi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Parodi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University,
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

PRESBYTERIAN/ST LUKE'S MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2005
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