Category Archives: Running

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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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Get the Support You Need: Choosing the Right Running Shoes

The Doctors and staff at Ankle and Foot Centers are proud to share a blog that was just published on the website trustedchoice.com. It features advice from our chief clinician and surgeon, Dr. Svetlana Zats, about how to pick the right running shoes. The full text of the blog is below. Whether you’re new to …

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Feeling De-feeted When Buying New Running Shoes? Take Our Tips To Heart While Shopping.

Winter is over and spring is ushering in warmer weather, which means more people in Chicagoland are going to get outdoors and get active. As many may know, Chicago has a huge running community. In fact, over 37,000 people participated in the city’s first big running event of the season, the Bank of America Shamrock …

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What’s best when it comes to buying new running shoes?

Q: What are some of the main things that I should think of before purchasing a new pair of running shoes? I ask because sometimes, I run on hard surfaces, while other times I’ll jog on uneven, cricket ground. Do you know which brands and types might be good for me? Can you offer any …

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Is heel pain in kids just a ‘growing pain,’ or a bigger problem?

Q: My 10-year-old godson is pretty active, but has a significant increase in physical activity and running during football season. He’s fine during practices and games, but after he stops running, he has sudden pain in the back of his left ankle, the Achilles tendon area. It’s tender when pressed upon and painful when he …

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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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#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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What is a Sesamoid Fracture? Beason out with one

Sesamoid Fracture for Beason has him out for 3 months. The sasamoids are small bones under the first metatarsal head & give mechanical leverage to the flexor tendons to the big toe. The doctors at the AnkleNFootCenters specialize in all fractures of the foot & ankle. Our doctors have treated several hundred of these kinds …

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