Tag Archives: heel pain

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 ankle pain leaving you sidelined this spring? Take our tips for sports injury prevention.

After a long winter, the weather has warmed, meaning spring is the perfect time for folks across Chicagoland to be active outdoors. But as the podiatrists at Ankle and Foot Centers know, spring and summer is often the busiest time of year for treating ankle and foot injuries. During the warm months, our doctors everything …

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Can Acupuncture Help Heal Heel Pain?

Q: Last fall, I developed heel pain (plantar faciitis,) probably from wearing cheap running shoes on pavement. I had this once before in the same foot, and an X-ray revealed a small heel spur. Since then, I’ve used a night sock to eliminate morning stiffness, while three cortisone shots killed most of the pain. My …

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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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How to Get Your Feet Ready For Get Lucky 7K or Half Marathon

Though it might be frightfully cold out there, running season is about to kick off in the next few weeks. Are you ready? Whether you’re running in the 7K or half marathon Get Lucky event, it’s important that you take care of your feet during your training.  Many people experience foot or ankle pain that …

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Chicago Podiatrists Treat Plantar Fasciitis Successfully

Chicago Podiatrists at AnkleNFootCenters.com treat plantar fasciitis successfully. The podiatrists have perfected treatment protocols to be able to recognize the specific cause of the heel pain. For example-if the pain is due to tight calves-injection in the heel may not work & perhaps modified orthotics would. The Chicago Podiatrists of AnkleNFootCenters.com are specialists in orthopedics …

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Chicago Podiatrist Treats Bunions

The Chicago Podiatrists at the AnkleNfootCenters use the latest techniques to do bunion surgery & return their patients to their activities much faster than most hospitals & clinics! The Chicago Podiatrists of AnkleNFootCenters.com are specialists in orthopedics and sports medicine. We are located in Chicago & Elmhurst Dr George Tsatsos, Svetlana Zats & Dr Mariano …

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Chicago Podiatrist Treats Heel Pain

This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618, Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says…Heel pain on the bottom of your foot & pain after inactivity to activity may indicate plantar fasciitis. Best treatment may be  stretching & wearing heel lifts until it quiets down. If the condition becomes chronic-then come see the …

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