Category Archives: chicago podiatrist

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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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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Easy Ways to Avoid Running Injuries

The prevailing attitude of many exercisers is that injuries are a normal part of running, and most injuries just magically appear. “Not so,” says Dr. George Tsatsos, Medical Director of the AnkleNFootCenters.com Clinics in Chicago. “Research clearly shows that the majority of injuries can be tracked to a certain cause—such as over-training—and with little planning …

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Stumped by Snowboots? Fashion May Not Function

Winter Storm Jonas may have spared Chicago, but stepping into the frigid outdoors still requires bundling up. Most of us who’ve braved a Windy City winter know to invest in a puffy, down-filled coat, thick gloves and a warm hat. But what sort of winter boots are best for your feet? While it’s common to …

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What’s afoot when a patient complains of a ‘hot foot?’

Question: I have been experiencing one “hot foot.” This problem comes and goes hourly and is something that I only notice at the bottom of my foot. I just completed a battery of tests, and all the results came back excellent in terms of bloodwork, an EKG, a stress test and more. As background, I …

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What Happens When Heel Pain Won’t Heal? A Podiatrist Can Help.

Question: I am a male-power walker in my mid-60s with symptoms of plantar fasciitis developing in my right foot. To give you some background, I ran for 10 years (I stopped in 1995, but I am familiar with the ailment. As a runner, I had full-blown plantar fasciitis in both feet, for which I sought …

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Top Reasons Why Flip-Flops Fail to Keep Feet Safe During Summer

While many people’s attention across the area has recently been focused on the Chicago Blackhawks’ third Stanley Cup victory in six years, icy days are behind us for now and summer is getting into full swing. Especially with the July 4 holiday just around the corner, more people are wearing shorts, tank tops and flip-flops. …

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Worried About the Look of Your Feet This Summer? Step Into the Light With Laser Treatment for Toenail Fungus.

Summer is just about here, and already, warm, sunny days have sent locals and tourists alike to Chicago’s famous street festivals, Cubs and Sox games and for jogs or bike rides along Lake Michigan’s busy beachfront path. After bundling in layers all winter, the doctors at Ankle and Foot Centers know that many people are …

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High Heels that Made News For Getting Woman Banned at Cannes Can Be Harmful to Foot Health

It was dubbed “flatgate” by the media. While celebrities and fashion routinely make news, during last month’s Cannes Film Festival in France, the Hollywood Reporter to CNN to USA Today jumped all over reports that some women were turned away from a gala premiere. The reason? They weren’t wearing high heels. “Multiple guests, some older …

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Study Shows UV Sanitizers Could Offer Solutions for Fungus, Smelly Shoes

With Memorial Day approaching, there’s plenty of summer fun planned for those in the Chicago area, everything from spending the day at Navy Pier or the Lincoln Park Zoo to special events that draw crowds into the city such as the annual Taste of Chicago. But the doctors at Ankle and Foot Centers know one …

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