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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Featured Articles

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  • Warts

    Most foot warts are harmless, even though they may be painful. They are often mistaken for corns or calluses, which are layers of dead skin that build up to protect an area which is being continuously irritated. A wart, however, is caused by a viral infection which invades the skin through small or invisible ...

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  • Work Footwear

    Work shoes are available in many shapes and have unique features and materials designed for specific occupations and uses. Thick leather boots with steel toe boxes are designed to protect your feet. Boots with varying degrees of traction are also available.The American Podiatric Medical Association offers ...

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  • Your Feet at Work

    Productive workers depend on their ability to walk and move about safely, with ease and comfort. When your job requires you to stand on your feet for long periods, work in potentially hazardous areas or with potentially hazardous materials, you have some increased risk of foot injury. You can do a ...

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  • Women's Shoes

    The best shoe for women's feet is a walking shoe with laces (not a slip-on), a composition sole, and a relatively wider heel with a rigid and padded heel counter, no more than three-quarters of an inch in height. Some women inflict punishment on their feet from improper footwear that can bring about ...

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  • Walking and Your Feet

    About 67 million adults in this country have discovered that walking is one of the most fun, natural, and inexpensive ways of keeping your health—and your feet—in top shape. Walking can be enjoyed almost anywhere, any time, and year around. It's also a good way to get exercise, particularly for people ...

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  • Xanthomas of the Achilles Tendon

    Xanthomas are cholesterol deposits that appear in the Achilles tendon. High cholesterol levels can cause the formation of these cholesterol deposits, which appear as small lumps. Aside from treating the underlying cholesterol problem, treatment for xanthomas may require taking a biopsy of the lesion ...

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  • X-Rays

    X-rays help determine whether a bone has been fractured or damaged by conditions such as an infection, arthritis, or other disease. Other reasons for conventional X-rays on your feet are to: Evaluate changes in the bones from infections, arthritis, or other bone disease. Assess whether a ...

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  • Venous Stasis

    Venous stasis is a loss of proper function in the leg veins that normally carry blood back toward the heart. This may occur following injury to the veins, which may lead to blood clots in the superficial veins (known as superficial phlebitis) or blood clots in the deep veins (known as deep venous thrombosis). ...

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  • Wear Patterns

    Examining old shoes before buying new ones can help you evaluate your wear patterns and buy new shoes with a better fit and style that compensates for the stresses you place on shoes. What are your shoes trying to tell you? Here is a translation of basic wear patterns: A bulge and wear to the side of ...

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  • Women Over 65

    Older women have more trouble with their feet than younger ones, often because fat pads on the bottom of the feet tend to deteriorate in the aging process. Many foot problems for older women can be alleviated simply by wearing properly fitted, well-constructed shoes that provide cushioning and have a ...

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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

Our Regular Schedule

Foot Care Center - Fremont

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

Closed

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:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed