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Jennifer F.

Dr. Jennifer Feeny is a board certified foot and ankle specialist practicing in Blacksburg Virginia. As founder of Shenadoah Podiatry, Dr. Feeny leads a talented staff of professionals. She believes that any time you have a problem with your feet or ankles you deserve to have the information... Full Bio
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Atopic Dermatitis by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Atopic dermatitis is a pruritic disease of unknown origin. It is is an inflammatory, relapsing, non-contagious and pruritic skin disorder. The disorder is characteriz ... Read on »
New Blog Location! by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine We just wanted to let you know that we're in the midst of combining all of our blogs (Roanoke Foot Doctor, Blacksburg Foot Doctor, and Botetourt Foot Doctor) into a bigger, ... Read on »
Low Heels = High Style, Less Pain? by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Kitten heels have appeared on the fashion scene, and fashionistas are rejoicing in the most comfortable footwear trend in quite a while! These shoes, a morph of stile ... Read on »
Cross Country Barefoot Encounter by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Did you hear about the guy walking across the country barefoot? Yes, you heard me correctly. Ron Zaleski is trudging across the US - BAREFOOT - to raise awareness abo ... Read on »
VT Foot Fumble by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It was grim news for VT Football fans when they heard Nick Becton, starting left tackle, sprained one of his right toes. He is going to be on the sidelines for an undet ... Read on »
Unhappy Feet by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine No, this is not a parody of the popular cartoon children's movie with the tap dancing penguins. It actually has more to do with the fact that fall sports are kicking of ... Read on »
Freiberg's Infraction by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Freiberg's Infraction is a condition that affects the lesser metatarsal heads. The most common affected location is the second metatarsal followed by the 3rd 4th then ... Read on »
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a condition that is caused by compression of the tibial nerve or its branches. Tarsal tunnel syndrome is analogous to carpal tunnel syndrome ... Read on »
Anodyne Therapy by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Diabetic neuropathies are neuropathic disorders that are associated with diabetes mellitus. These conditions are thought to result from diabetic microvascular injury inv ... Read on »
Tailor's Bunion by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Tailor's bunion is as an acquired lesion that causes chronic pain and swelling over the outer aspect of the distal foot. It is also known as a bunionette and is characte ... Read on »
Diabetic Education by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine General Education for Diabetics: Avoid any at home care for nails and calluses Avoid constrictive bandages Avoid ... Read on »
Green Nail Polish? by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I am mother to a four month old, which means I am diligent about what chemicals come into my house.(or actually are not allowed!) Every day, I strive to keep my family ... Read on »
Psoriasis by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Psoriasis is a common, chronic, relapsing, inflammatory skin disorder. Psoriasis has a genetic basis and can affect the skin the nails and also joints. Psoriasis has ... Read on »
Gout by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Gout is a common disorder of uric acid metabolism. It is a medical condition that usually presents with recurrent attacks of acute inflammatory arthritis. Gout is caused by ... Read on »
Shoes that are creating their own path in our world: Part 2 by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Simple Shoes This shoe company has come along way since opening in 1991. The Simple shoes that we know and love today are not at all the same shoes from the 90’s. Fo ... Read on »
Shoes that are creating their own path in our world: Part 1 by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Tom’s Tom’s are extremely colorful with many different patterns, but this is just a bonus. The best thing about these shoes is that you get two for the price of o ... Read on »
Tinea Pedis by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Is a fungal infection of the skin that causes scaling, flaking, and itch of affected areas. It is also known as Ring Worm or Athlete's foot. Symptoms The symptoms of a ... Read on »
Morton's Neuroma by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Is a painful benign fibrotic enlargement of one of there common digital nerves. It is caused by a shearing force of the adjacent metatarsal bone. It most commonly affec ... Read on »
Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy is the presence of symptoms and/or signs of peripheral nerve dysfunction in people with diabetes after exclusion of other causes. Neuropathie ... Read on »
Obese children are more prone to leg, ankle, and foot injury. by Jennifer F. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new pediatric study reveals that obese children are more prone to leg, ankle, and foot injury than other children their age. Dr. Wendy J. Pomerantz of Cincinnati Childre ... Read on »