Mile Bluff Medical Center is happy to announce that the podiatry (foot
care) team has expanded, with the addition of Marissa McNelly, DPM.
Doctor McNelly is joining Dr. Richard Langen and the Mile Bluff team,
to provide podiatry care to the surrounding community. Following a three-year
residency at a medical facility in Indiana, Mile Bluff is Dr. McNelly’s
first opportunity to establish her own medical practice.
Doctor McNelly provides care to patients who have foot and ankle pain
due to abnormal foot and ankle function, as well as foot trauma, surgical
correction of painful deformities, skin conditions, wound management,
and foot care for those with diabetes.
Eager to make a difference in the lives of patients, Dr. McNelly shares
that one thing she enjoys most about podiatry is helping patients find
relief with treatment. “Some patients come to me with pain so severe
that they can no longer walk or carry out their daily activities. I appreciate
having the opportunity to help patients improve and resume their normal
daily activities,” says Dr. McNelly. “I also enjoy getting
to know my patients and their families.
Doctor McNelly believes it is important to educate patients on their condition,
and to treat each person as an individual by coming up with treatment
plans that are tailored to their specific health needs. “I try to
clearly explain to patients their diagnosis, treatment plan, and the risks
and benefits of them,” explains Dr. McNelly.
Looking for a facility where she could provide exceptional foot and ankle
care to a community, Dr. McNelly was drawn to Mauston. “Mile Bluff
takes a team approach when working with patients, which I think is a great
benefit for both patients and physicians,” says Dr. McNelly. “I
am originally from a small community in Northeastern Wisconsin, and am
happy to return to this wonderful state of to be part of the Mile Bluff
Doctor McNelly also appreciates the continuum of care provided throughout
Mile Bluff. “Patients can come to Mile Bluff to receive physical
therapy as a way to try to improve their foot and ankle pain. However,
if physical therapy and conservative care fails and surgery is necessary,
it can be done at Mile Bluff.” McNelly continues, “After surgery,
we can rehabilitate our patients with our rehab staff on an outpatient
or inpatient basis. Ultimately, whether needing surgery or not, we can
keep podiatry care local.”
The Mile Bluff team is pleased to have Dr. Marissa McNelly join Dr. Richard
Langen in providing podiatry care across the region. If you are interested
in making an appointment with Dr. McNelly or are interested in learning
more about the podiatry services available, call Mile Bluff Clinic at