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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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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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#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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Update on Jon Jones Open Fracture of the Big Toe

These kind of open toe phalangeal fractures can be an infection problem and depending on the amount of breakage, tough to fix. The pieces of bone usually are put together like a jig-saw puzzle-depending on the size & condition of the bone fragments of the big toe. Sometimes additional bone may be needed for a …

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Jon Jones toe injury fracture

Bog Toe Open Fracture-Jon JonesJon Jones toe injury fracture.

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Dr. Tsatsos comments on Children & Overpronation

I had noticed years ago that my 10 year old’s feet were “flat” and very narrow.  I mentioned it to the pediatrician a while back and he said to watch it.  Recently suggested inserts in her shoes. She is extremely difficult to SHOE!  Nothing fits her feet.. She can’t put inserts in every shoe.  When …

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Should I do a TendoAchilles Lengthening?

Should I do a TendoAchilles Lengthening?.

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Foot Pain Following Fifth Metatarsal Surgery

Dear Elizabeth, This Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618,Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says… For your foot pain…. Sometimes after surgery a nerve may get trapped in the healing scar. The nerve may be freed up surgically or deadened with an alcohol injection. Sometimes after surgery there may be something irritating in …

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New Comfortable Fashion Shoes For Women-Driving Shoes

Well it’s about time women moved away from those super high heels to something safer and more comfortable. The new fall fashion are “driving shoes“-which resemble ballet flats-but are dressier. These shoes are not without problems for women-since they will likely produce new Achilles tendon & plantar fasciitis symptoms. This will be due to the …

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