Monthly Archives: October, 2014

Can you walk on a fractured foot?

Hello Dr. George, Recently, I had bad landing while sky diving. Due to very bad weather, I landed backwards and on my heels, now my ankle doesn’t look good. I can walk without any problems, the only pain I have is on heel when I try to move my foot downwards and upwards. Maybe you …

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#Bunion Surgery #Podiatrist

Hi Doc: I have bunions. Should I have surgery? I heard it’s very painful & takes forever to heal. This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618, Ukranian Village 60622, Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says. In all cases of surgery, benefits must be weighed against the risks. Bunion surgery can be …

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Medial “Crushing” Heel Pain- Plantar Fasciitis?

Question:I have reoccurring on my medial calcaneus of my right foot. The pain is felt most when I stretch my calf or put pressure on it. The area I’m describing is seems to be close to where the tibial nerve branches off toward the calcaneus. The pain seems more like a crushing feeling than I …

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Child Achilles’ Tendon Pain?

QUESTION: :My 10 year old godson is pretty active but has a significant increase in physical activity/running during football season (practices 4/week and 1 game/week). He is completely fine during practices/games, but after he stops running, right about when we get home he has sudden pain to the back of his Left ankle (Achilles tendon …

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#Footpain—–Foot Problems on the Rise

#footpain, A study, conducted by the Center for Health Workforce Studies at the School of Public Health, University at Albany, attributes an increase in foot problems as a result of growing obesity, diabetes and aging rates to have a direct impact on the profession. In recent years, podiatrists provided close to 40 percent of all foot …

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Five Days to Chicago Marathon-Don’t Change Your Training or Routine

#chicagomarathon AnkleNFootCenters confirm “only 5 days until the 2014 Chicago Marathon!” October in Chicago is an exciting month as thousands of runners converge on Chicago for 26.2 mile tour of this beautiful city. Racing though 29 neighborhoods with some of the most breath-taking architecture, diverse cultures and over 1.7 million spectators. You have trained hard …

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