Footprints Podiatric Medicine & Surgery, PLLC

       Located in the San Antonio South-West Medical Center     
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Professional and Gentle Family Foot Care
James Michael Bluhm, D.P.M.

Doctor - Podiatric Services at an Affordable Price    

It has been said that when the feet hurt the whole body hurts. Foot problems can lead to pain all the way up to the lower back. Early diagnosis and elimination of these problems allow the patient to lead a healthy, active life. You may schedule an appointment with Dr. Bluhm at Footprints Podiatric Medicine & Surgery, PLLC via phone or send a contact through our email address located below. We are located conveniently at the south-east corner of Medical Drive and Babcock Road in the east annex of the Westgate Medical Center building. We offer professional and gentle foot care and surgery. Dr. Bluhm specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of both children and adult foot conditions.

                                                                                                              Podiatric Services For:

  • Bunion Correction
  • Hammertoes
  • Soft Tissue Lesions
  • Ingrown Nails
  • Fractures 
  • Heel Spurs
  • Ulcers
  • Neuromas
  • Sports Injuries
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pediatric Foot
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Over Pronation
  • Wound Care

Medical Licensing. Dr. Bluhm is a licensed member and in good standing of the Texas Podiatric Medical Association and Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. 

Service for Children and Adults. Some adult foot problems can be prevented if treated early in life. One trait inherited from our parents is foot type, and proper protection can provide a firm foundation for proper child growth and development.  

Surgery of the Foot. Many foot ailments may be treated conservatively. When conservative care is unable to remedy a foot problem, surgery may be the most beneficial option. Dr. Bluhm has been trained in an accredited surgical residency in reconstruction of the foot and treatment of : bunions, hammertoes, heel spurs, unstable fractures, wart removal, rheumatoid forefoot reconstruction, sports related injuries, Achilles tendonitis, joint implants of the foot, removal of soft tissue lesions, endoscopic procedures, minimally invasive or open correction of plantar fasciitis and neuromas, foot infection, diabetic wound care and skin grafts, and ingrown toe nail treatment. 

Biomechanics and Orthotics. Dr. Bluhm has excellent training in gait analysis and the construction of custom-made functional orthotics and accomodative, off-the-shelf inserts depending on the diagnosis and ailment. Insurance coverage of custom-made orthotics depends upon diagnosis and current medical history. Accomodative and functional pre-fabricated devices for sports and daily wear can be purchased and adjusted in a scheduled Biomechanics Lab appointment.

Payment of Provided Services. We are providers for the majority of insurance companies, allow patient self-claim, or out-of-pocket pay so treatment is always affordable!

Contact us to schedule an appointment for podiatric services.

Hours of Operation:
Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

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