It has been said that when the feet hurt the whole body hurts. Foot problems can lead to pain throughout the body. Early diagnosis and treatment have been shown to prevent, reduce or even eliminate conditions preventing a healthy, active lifestyle. We offer professional and gentle conservative and surgical foot care for the entire family.
Medical Licensing. Dr. Bluhm is a licensed member in good standing with the Texas Podiatric Medical Association and is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine.
Our office has been located in the Southwest Medical Center San Antonio, Texas since its founding by Dr. Bluhm in November 2004. We have provided care for patients from newborn to 102 years of age from all walks of life. Dr. Bluhm has been blessed to be the podiatrist of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Veterans, and children who have grown from adolescence into young adults.
Many foot and ankle ailments may be treated conservatively, but when unable to remedy a foot problem, surgery may be the most beneficial option. Dr. Bluhm has been performing surgery for the past 15 years in areas of reconstruction of the foot, sports related injuries, foot fractures and growth plate injuries, joint implants of the foot, soft tissue and bone foot deformities, endoscopic procedures, Achilles tendonitis and tendon repair and augmentation, treatment of wounds and foot infections, diabetic foot care and minimally invasive soft tissue procedures of the foot. He is credentialed to perform surgery in both hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers in San Antonio as well as minor procedures in his office.
Dr. Bluhm was trained by one of the leading practicing podiatrists of biomechanics in the nation, Dr. Daryll Phillips, learning gait analysis and the construction of custom-made functional shoe orthotics and adjustment of pre-fabricated shoe insert devices for both children and adults.
One may schedule an appointment with Dr. Bluhm at Footprints Podiatric Medicine & Surgery, PLLC via phone or send a contact through our email or text tabs. We are located in the east annex wing of the Westgate Medical Center building at 5282 Medical Drive, Suite 107. We are providers for the majority of insurance companies, allow patient self-claim, or out-of-pocket pay so treatment is always affordable.