Tag Archives: bunion

Jon Jones toe injury fracture

bleacherreport.com/articles/1621515-jon-jones-injury-updates-on-ufc-stars-toe-following-victory-vs-chael-sonnen Jon Jones appeared to have suffered an open fracture of the proximal ( there are 2)  phalanx of the big toe (hallux). The Doctors at the AnkleNFootCenters.com are experts at these kind of injuries. Dr Zats,  the Surgical Director of  the AnkleNFootCenters.com did a Fellowship in Germany which treated complicated fractures of the foot, ankle …

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I am 78 years old & have numb feet at bedtime. Will magnesium help?

Dear Pat, This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618, Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says… A treatment for numb feet (as described) may be magnesium, among others. For magnesium, the RDI (recommended daily intake) for adult males is 420 mg a day, but the actual dietary intake may be only @ …

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Orthotics & Shoe Size

Q: A long time ago as a kid I was diagnosed as having “floppy feet” and they tend to be wide towards the end. I at one time had shoe inserts which probably set my mother back $100, but I never wore them. They weren’t terribly comfortable. I was wondering. Are the benefits better for …

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Stress Fracture Treatment

Question: I have a stress fracture in the third metatarsal, as confirmed by an MRI. My doctor recommended walking with a cane for six weeks, orthotics and soaking in epsom salts three times per day. I asked about wearing an ace bandage and he advised against it. Does this sound like appropriate treatment? Answer: Dear …

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Cuboid Fracture

  I fractured my cuboid in April 2012. I am 50yrs old and very active. My injury seemed to be improving well until I developed synovitis which I had injected in November. All improving until 2wks ago when for some reason my ankle at the back seemed to twang and I was unable to walk …

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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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Fifth metatarsal fracture treatments

  Question: I recently fractured the neck of my fifth metatarsal.  I doctor was going to put a cast on it but told me that if I stayed completely off of it for a week, I could just wear a boot. A few years ago I broke the fifth metatarsal but further down and was …

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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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Happy Halloween/Kid’s Treats

Thank-you to all AnkleNFootCenters.com patients! Join us on October 28th -31st for Halloween treats for kids of all ages. Enter our Turkey raffle-just refer a patient to be entered.No limit to entries. Turkeys will be given away from our Chicago & Elmhurst AnkleNFootCenter.com locations. For more details-just email us at info@anklenfoot.com. From your Chicago Podiatrists— …

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