to live with

You don't have

Specializing in running & sports injuries to the foot & ankle

Foot Care & Ankle Injuries

- Achilles Tendonitis
- Arthritis
- Bunions
- Corns / Calluses / Warts

- Drop Foot

- Excision of Soft Tissue Masses:

   - Neuromas / Ganglions / Cysts

- Flat Feet

- Fractures

- Fungal Nails
- Hammertoes

- Heel Pain / Spurs
- Ingrown Toenails
- Orthotics (custom devices for all athletes)

- Plantar Fasciitis & Release

- Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

- Shin Splints
- Sprains

The Newest Tech in Sports Medicine

Radial Pulse Therapy provides an excellent alternative to treat muscle pain and help increase circulation, delivering energy into the target tissue where traditional soft tissue therapy techniques cannot reach. Johnston Foot & Ankle is the first clinic in Central Iowa with this technology.

Dana Plew, DPM

From weekend warrior to competitive runner, Dr. Dana Plew has a keen interest in treating athletes and sports-related injuries. A long-time runner and marathoner, Dr. Plew understands how important it is for athletes (and everyone else) to keep moving!

  • ​American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry

  • American Association of Podiatric Sports Medicine

  • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

  • Johnston (IA) Chamber of Commerce Member

"Dr. Plew really helped with my heel pain from plantar fasciitis. I can finally go back to my workouts. The orthotics made my feet feel great!"

— K.S., Urbandale, IA

"I really appreciate the gentle attention you pay to my feet, especially when they are so sensitive. Thank you, Dr. Plew. My heel pain is almost gone thanks to your recommendations."

— M.T., Des Moines, IA

"I tried everything to treat my chronic achilles tendonitis, yet the pain remained and I had trouble sticking to my training schedule. Dr. Plew used her new radial pulse therapy machine and now pain is gone and I'm back to my regular runs."

— A.P., West Des Moines, IA

New Patients Welcome