Welcome to Our Practice

Welcome! The podiatry professionals at the Foot Care Center are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want you to have the information you need to make your best decision. We look forward to working with you to address your foot health.

We will talk about all options conservative and surgical. As a Board Certified Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Dr. Halverson will be able to answer all of your corrections. Come in and get your answers.

Our website also provides you with background about Dr. Halverson, staff, office hours, insurance policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our offices in Fremont and Columbus and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. We want you to feel confident that when you choose the Foot Care Center, you are working with professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring. We encourage you to look through these pages whenever you have an interest or concern about your feet.

We are happy to provide this website, so that you can review the Foot Care Center's philosophy, services and treatment options. Please browse the information at your convenience and feel free to contact us with any questions. You can also request an appointment with one click.



Meet Your Doctor

  • Charles M. Halverson
    DPM, FACFAS

    Dr. Halverson completed his undergraduate degree in Chemistry at the University of Minnesota in Duluth. He then completed his doctorate in podiatric medicine at the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, Ca. He continued his surgical training at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Albuquerque, NM. After completing his surgical training Dr. Halverson moved to Fremont in 1991.

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    Online Resources

    Mayo Clinic Onlinewww.mayoclinic.com MedlinePluswww.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus PodiatryOnlinewww.podiatry-online.net WebMDwww.webmd.com ...

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    Orthotics

    Orthotics, also known as orthoses, refers to any device inserted into a shoe, ranging from felt pads to custom-made shoe inserts that correct an abnormal or irregular, walking pattern. Sometimes called arch supports, orthotics allow people to stand, walk, and run more efficiently and comfortably. While ...

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    Common Fungal Problems

    Athlete's foot and fungal nails are the most common fungal problems with feet. A fungus is a common mold that thrives in dark, warm moist areas. On the feet, it can grow on and between toes, as well as on soles and toenails. Fungal problems can be a result of the environment (socks, shoes, heat and humidity) ...

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    Common Fungal Problems

    Athlete's foot and fungal nails are the most common fungal problems with feet. A fungus is a common mold that thrives in dark, warm moist areas. On the feet, it can grow on and between toes, as well as on soles and toenails. Fungal problems can be a result of the environment (socks, shoes, heat and humidity) ...

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    Achilles Surgery

    Surgery to repair a torn (ruptured) Achilles tendon is conducted on an outpatient basis using a local anesthetic. It involves making an incision or cut in the back of the leg above the heel to access the torn tendon. The tendon is then sewn back together. Surgery may be delayed for about one week after ...

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    Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur)

    Plantar fasciitis is the term commonly used to refer to heel and arch pain traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot. More specifically, plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the connective tissue, called plantar fascia, that stretches from the base of the toes, across the arch of the foot, ...

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    Diabetes and Your Feet

    Diabetes is a lifelong chronic disease that is caused by high levels of sugar in the blood. It can also decrease your body's ability to fight off infections, which is especially harmful in your feet. When diabetes is not properly controlled, damage can occur to the organs and impairment of the immune ...

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    Children's Feet

    Children with strong, healthy feet avoid many kinds of lower extremity problems later in life. That's why it is important to inspect your children's feet periodically. Infants The size and shape of your baby's feet change quickly during their first year. Because a baby's feet are flexible, too much pressure ...

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    Government

    National Institutes of Healthhttp://[email protected] (e-mail)(301) 496-4000National Institute on Aging http://www.nih.gov/nia Information Center P.O. Box 8057Gaithersburg, Maryland 20898-8057(800) 222-2225(800) 222-4225 (TTY)National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases ...

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    Arthritis

    What is Arthritis? Arthritis is a chronic illness that causes swelling or inflammation in one or more joints in the body. Over 100 different types of arthritis currently exist. Approximately 1 in every 4 Americans are affected by arthritis. While most forms affect the cartilage or lining around the joints, ...

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Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "It was my first visit there today to get my right foot arch checked, they said it was the tendon that I have there was sore, & it was pretty common, he asked if I got any questions, & he sent a fax to the pharmacy of my choice, & also gave me insoles for my shoes. I have a very good experience here, It was fantastic, He's a great Doctor! and also the assistant is also smart & nice. Thank you for all you do!! =))"
    Ashley S.
  • "Love the place took care of my feet pain"
    Connie D.

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Hours of Operation

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Foot Care Center - Fremont

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Foot Care Center - Columbus

Monday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Tuesday:

Closed

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed