Author Archive: ChicagoPodiatrist

Post Marathon RECOVERY!

22% of Marathon Runners report some type of injury after their race. While we all know the importance of Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation, but what happens days after your injury and the pain is still there? Knowing the difference between normal soreness after an event and an actual injury makes all the difference. TIME is a huge factor in recovery; even …

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Avoid Running Injuries for the Chicago Marathon and All Your Runs!

The attitudes of many exercisers are that injuries are a normal part of running, and most injuries just appear with time. “Not so,” says Dr. Rachel Glick, a sports and advanced surgery trained podiatrist at the AnkleNFootCenters in Chicago. “Most injuries can be tracked to a certain cause, such as overuse, faulty biomechanics, or lack …

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Causes of Athlete’s Foot

Feet release approximately one half pint of moisture per day, and that rate actually increases with warm weather. This softens the skin and allows bacteria & fungi to penetrate and infect your skin. This happens by the “digestion” of your skin to allow the organisms to feed on the dead skin & nail. This usually …

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Why does it hurt when I run?

Did you know common running injuries such as heel pain and metatarsalgia and can be treated with minimal outpatient procedures? More than 40% of all runners report some type of “running pain” on a yearly basis. Did you know, most of our patients report pain relief and increased distance with using custom orthotics! Don’t Let …

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Breakthrough Non-surgical Intervention Once Only Available to Top Athletes is now Affordable & Available to the Public.

PRP and SoundWave Therapy are one of the newest and  non-surgical intervention options for chronic pain, tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, neuroma and tendon ruptures. According to The National Podiatric Association, 40% of all adults will experience heel pain or a heel injury in their lifetime! Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is Using the patients own blood  plasma that has …

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Breakthrough Non-Surgical Intervention Once Only Available to Top Athletes is now Affordable & Available to the Public at the AnkleNFootCenters

  PRP and Sound Wave Therapy are one of the newest and non-surgical intervention options for chronic pain, tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, neuroma and tendon ruptures. According to The American Podiatric Association, 40% of all adults will experience heel pain or a heel injury in their lifetime! Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is Using the patient’s own blood plasma that …

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Met your deductible?

  Let your insurance WORK for YOU!                                  DON’T let those funds go to waste!  and also SAVE $100     Orthotics made in 2016 ? -Act now for an additional  $65 off  your second pair!  and/or Any new Foot or Ankle …

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Have you reached your DEDUCTIBLE?

Let your insurance WORK for YOU! It is nearing the end of the year and that means 2 things; a lot of people have met their yearly deductible and some have HRA and HSA Funds left in their accounts.          NOW is a great time to be seen for that foot and ankle pain you have put …

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Post Marathon RECOVERY!

22% of Marathon Runners report some type of injury after their race. While we all know the importance of Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation, but what happens days after your injury and the pain is still there? Knowing the difference between normal soreness after an event and an actual injury makes all the difference. TIME …

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ARE YOU READY?

MARATHON SEASON is upon US!       Let our Specialists Help You Prepare, Fix and Recover from Your Endurance Goals! Orthotics & Braces Injury Rehab   On Site Diagnostics Lower Extremity Pain Evaluation    $29 OFF September Discount* +/or FREE refurbish of your current orthotics with purchase of a new pair ** *May be applied towards any NEW services …

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