Tag Archives: orthotics

Do ‘floppy feet’ as a kid lead to the need for bigger shoes as an adult?

Q: As a kid, I was diagnosed as having “floppy feet,” they tend to be wide toward the end. I had shoe inserts that probably set my mother back $100, but I never wore them — they weren’t terribly comfortable. Today, I am 32 (and male,) and my sneakers don’t seem to last as long …

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Ask the Doc!

It’s time to ask the doc a question!  Dear Doctor, I have been experiencing off and on an odd discomfort on the bottom left side of my left foot for a few months now.  The best way I can describe it, is that it is similar to a knee giving way which makes you feel …

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Tough Mudder Participants – Come Visit Us Today!

This past Sunday to most people was Mother’s Day (happy belated to all those Mom’s out there!), but for some it was a true test for warrior runners – the Tough Mudder. What is the Tough Mudder you ask? The Tough Mudder events are hardcore 10-12 mile (18-20 km) obstacle course challenges designed to test …

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How to Choose the Right Foot Health Professional

As April’s “National Foot Health Awareness Month” comes to a close, we want to provide our patients and perspective patients with the best information possible to make informed decisions about your foot health.   Did you know that a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, or DPM, can diagnose, treat and help prevent foot diseases and conditions. They ay …

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Ankle Sprain Treatment

Subject: Ankle sprain Question: I slipped on some ice and sprained my inner ankle. It is stiff when I wake in the morning. It does loosen up during the day but it is tender midway between the inner ankle bone and the Achilles. What lies between the two? What would be better – rest or …

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Chicago Podiatrists treat Plantar Fasciitis that Hurts Football Players

Chicago Podiatrists at AnkleNFootCenters.com treat plantar fasciitis successfully.  NFL players-come see us! Our doctors have treatment protocols to diagnose the specific cause of the heel pain. If a football player has the wrong shoes -or is an injury- an injection in the plantar fascia may not work & perhaps modified orthotics would. The Chicago Podiatrists …

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Chicago Podiatrist explains Orthotics-Do they work?

AnkleNFootCenter.com Chicago Podiatrists say-Custom orthotics may provide a benefit if made correctly.  Knowledge of biomechanics of walking or the sport involved  is the most important aspect . See our website at AnkleNFoot.com for detailed explanations of different custom orthotics. Chicago Podiatrists of AnkleNFootCenters.com are specialists in orthopedics and surgery. Dr George Tsatsos, Svetlana Zats & …

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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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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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