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Dr. Mahoney examining an x-rayThe Des Moines University Foot & Ankle clinic offers comprehensive care of the foot and ankle including a number of advanced clinical and diagnostic services.

  • Care for common foot/ankle conditions
  • Prevention and treatment of diabetic foot problems
  • Fracture management
  • Treatment of sports-related injuries
  • Foot/ankle surgery and deformity correction
  • Comprehensive wound care, including wound vac therapy

The Deformity Correction Center at DMU was developed to address complex deformities of the foot and ankle using sophisticated reconstructive surgical techniques.

The Human Performance Lab applies the latest medical technology to assess and evaluate musculoskeletal disorders using computerized motion analysis equipment.

The Foot & Ankle clinic also has the capability of evaluating the circulation status of patients using the computerized PADnet system. This system is designed to detect peripheral vascular disease in attempts to decrease the risk of infection or amputation and assist in determining the healing potential of foot ulcerations.

Our doctors have privileges at all the area hospitals and many outpatient surgery facilities:

  • Iowa Methodist Medical Center
  • Iowa Lutheran Hospital
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • Mercy West Lakes
  • Methodist West Hospital

Kathy Frush, D.P.M., FACFAS sees patients on Wednesdays at the Adair County Hospital Specialty Clinic. For an appointment, call 641-743-7263