Ep. 23 Kickin’ It With A Podiatrist

In This Episode

Neal is joined by podiatrist and author, Doug Tumen. Doug recently published his first book, covering every aspect of foot care. 

Doug and Neal discuss the importance of proper footwear; the causes and treatment of fungus; and how to deal with Plantar Fasciitis.

Other topics discussed include copper-infused socks, what to do about bunions, broken toes, and the big one- Diabetes.

This is a pun-heavy episode, folks, so kick back and have a listen.

Topics Discussed

  • Proper shoes
  • Skin and nail fungus and treatment
  • Shoe sterilizers
  • Diabetes
  • Bunions and surgery
  • Plantar fasciitis and treatment
  • Copper-infused socks!

All About Doug Tumen

Dr. Douglas F. Tumen has been practicing podiatry for more than 30 years. A graduate of the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine, Dr Tumen is a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgeons- Board Certified in Foot Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Dr. Tumen is a marathon runner and former Race Director for the annual Kingston Classic 10K race. Active in community events, Dr. Tumen has served on the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Kingston and is a recipient of the “Pride of Ulster County” award from the U.C. Legislature.

He is also a frequent guest on WAMC’s Medical Monday radio program.


Dr. Neal Smoller, Holistic Pharmacist

About Neal Smoller

Dr. Neal Smoller, PharmD, is a licensed pharmacist: and owner of Village Apothecary, an independent pharmacy in the most famous small town in America—Woodstock, NY. He’s also the host of the popular wellness podcast, The Big Mouth Pharmacist.”


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