June 29, 2017

Foot Care Advice from Dr. William Knudson, Long-time Cedar Rapids, Iowa Podiatrist

Dr. William Knudson, a podiatrist who practiced for many years in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area notes that the human foot has been integrated into many everyday metaphors about life. When a person falls in love, points out Dr. William Knudson of Cedar Rapids, they are said to be “swept off their feet.” When someone is feeling reticent, adds Dr. William Knudson Cedar Rapids, they are described as having “cold feet.”

Dr. William Knudson has accrued many professional distinctions, including the Department Chair of Podiatry at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Cedar Rapids’ Dr. William Knudson is also a certified Diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. A Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle surgeons, Dr. William Knudson was a practicing podiatrist in the Cedar Rapids/Waterloo area of Iowa from 1996-2009. Recently, Dr. William Knudson began the process of moving his practice to the East Coast.

While practicing in Cedar Rapids, Dr. William Knudson noted that many patients suffered from foot conditions but ignored the symptoms as a sign that their feet were simply sore or tired. In this post, Dr. William Knudson offers some practical tips for foot care.

Swollen feet are a common condition, explains Dr. William Knudson of Cedar Rapids, which occurs when a person is standing up for too long. If they repeatedly experience swollen feet, Dr. William Knudson tells his Cedar Rapids patients that it may actually be an indicator of a more serious health problem. A podiatrist may have treatments or solutions, says Dr. William Knudson, to improve circulation and reduce or eliminate the swelling. Other common circulation related foot ailments observed in his Cedar Rapids patients, says Dr. William Knudson, have been peripheral artery disease and diabetes. These conditions can compromise blood flow to the feet, explains Dr. William Knudson to his Cedar Rapids patients, leading to slow and difficult healing.

Foot care tip from Cedar Rapids podiatrist Dr. William Knudson: If you have a sore, cut or scrape on your foot that is taking to long to heal, visit a podiatrist for professional advice.

About William Knudson Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids podiatrist William Knudson grew up near Des Moines, Iowa. Before moving to Cedar Rapids, William Knudson spent his boyhood enjoying the pastimes of small town mid-America, and when it was time to pursue a vocation, Dr. William Knudson of Cedar Rapids chose Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa.

On his way to settling down in Cedar Rapids, Dr. William Knudson pursued medical studies and later graduated from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. While pursuing a degree there, Dr. William Knudson of Cedar Rapids was awarded the Durlacher Honor Society scholarship, given in recognition of his scholarship and perceived potential for the advancement of podiatric medicine. Cedar Rapids’ Dr. William Knudson also received the Philip Brachman Honor Scholarship (1994-1995) and Knudson graduated Cum Laude with both a Bachelor of Science and a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine on May 12, 1995.

Before the move to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Dr. William Knudson was offered a position at Hillcrest Health Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Then in 1996, Cedar Rapids’ Dr. William Knudson was appointed Chief Resident, and he was part of a 24-month program in podiatric medicine and surgery. This opportunity offered Dr. William Knudson extensive training in forefoot, rear foot, ankle, and lower leg reconstruction. Cedar Rapids’ Dr. William Knudson achieved certification in foot and ankle arthroscopy, advanced wound care of the lower extremity and Internal fixation in foot and ankle surgery.

Over the next thirteen years Dr. William Knudson provided care in three well respected practices in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area. In 1997 and 1998, Dr. William practiced at the Northwest Foot and Ankle Associates near Cedar Rapids in Sioux City, Iowa. Dr. William Knudson’s next stop relocated him closer to Cedar Rapids in Waterloo, Iowa where he built a practice at Cedar Valley Podiatry from 1998 through 2006. In 2006, Dr. William Knudson moved to a practice in Cedar Rapids at Iowa Foot and Ankle Clinic.

While practicing at Cedar Rapids’ Iowa Foot and Ankle Clinic, Dr. William Knudson was appointed as Department Chair, Podiatry, at the Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Dr. William Knudson also served on the Faculty of the Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation. Dr. William Knudson also served as a Panel physician at the Cedar Rapids, Iowa Wound Healing Center located at Mercy Medical Center.

Dr. William Knudson’s professional accreditations include certification as a Diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. Cedar Rapids’ Dr. William Knudson is also appointed as a Fellow of the American Collage of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Following a relocation from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Dr. William Knudson moved to and currently resides in Zanesville, Ohio.

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