Blog Archive

September is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month! Aug 30th, 2020

September is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month! PAD is a chronic circulatory condition, which if left untreated can result in unnecessary limb amputations. PAD affects nearly 20 million Americans, and an estimated 200,000 of them – disproportionately from minorities communities – suffer avoidable amputations every year. As we head...

What are ‘COVID toes’? Doctors discover symptom of coronavirus mostly seen in kids Apr 27th, 2020

Doctors identified a new symptom of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus, informally dubbed “COVID toes.” The presence of purple or blue lesions on a patient’s feet and toes puzzles infectious disease experts. “They’re typically painful to touch and could have a hot burning sensation,” said Dr. Ebbing Lautenbach, chief...

‘COVID toes’: Puzzling condition a possible coronavirus symptom in young people Apr 22nd, 2020

by: Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Apr 21, 2020 A condition nicknamed “COVID toes” could be a sign of the virus in otherwise asymptomatic patients, usually children or young adults. Dr. Amy Paller is the chair of the Department of Dermatology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is also a pediatric...

Stockdale Podiatry Group supporting the Bakersfield marathon as a Platinum sponsor Nov 15th, 2019

Stockdale Podiatry Group supporting the Bakersfield marathon as a Platinum sponsor

Dr. Hawkins Donates $250,000 to AIS Cancer Center Nov 6th, 2019

Dr. Hawkins donates $250,000 to the AIS Cancer center at Bakersfield Adventist Hospital for a new garden for patients and families to cope with cancer in peace.

Kern County leads the state in preventing amputations Oct 26th, 2017

As the number of Diabetes related amputations rise throughout California, the percentage of the population within Bakersfield and the surrounding Kern County area has declined. View the statewide numbers here:

Dr. Hawkins presents state of the art wound care products Oct 26th, 2017

Dr. Hawkins was proud to present research and the use of state of the art wound care products at the SAWC Convention.

Proud Sponsors of the Rabobank Arena Oct 4th, 2017

The Stockdale Podiatry Group is a proud sponsor of the Rabobank Arena in downtown Bakersfield, CA.

Official Podiatrist for CSUB Oct 4th, 2017

The Stockdale Podiatry Group has become the official Podiatrist to the California State University of Bakersfield Athletics. We look forward to providing the CSUB Athletes with the same consistent quality that we are known for in the community and throughout the central valley region.

Dr. Brandon Hawkins Lectures at SAWC Apr 19th, 2017

Dr. Brandon Hawkins DPM, CWS, FACCWSof of Stockdale Podiatry Group lecturing at (SAWC) Symposium for the Advancement in Wound Care in San Diego. The poster represents Dr. Hawkins research on using Amniofill, a new product in hard to heal wounds care.

KernHealth Profiles Dr. Hawkins for “The Achievers Series” Dec 3rd, 2016

For Dr. Brandon J. Hawkins, DPM, AACSM, AAPWCA, choosing a specialty was a cinch. “I played high school football,” he explained. “One day I was injured. I assumed my dreams of a scholarship or playing college football were over.” However, his parents took him to a renowned podiatrist who was...

Best Podiatrists in Bakersfield, CA Dec 1st, 2016

Dr. Hawkins has been selected to be honored by the review website Three Best Rated as the top podiatrist in Bakersfield. The review website combines results from customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence to hand pick the three best specialists in their field. As...

Bakersfield Magazine Profiles Stockdale Podiatry Group Jul 31st, 2016

“We Treat Your Feet” For almost 40 years, Stockdale Podiatry has been helping Bakersfield residents put their best foot forward, and that’s not just an idiom. The talented podiatrists and staff work hard every day to effectively treat their patients. “Our mission has always been to bring the highest quality...