Tag Archives: Pediatric foot. surgery

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 & Elmhurst Podiatrists Are Experts in Bunion & Hammertoe Surgery

The Chicago Podiatrists at the AnkleNfootCenters are specialists in bunion & hammertoe  surgery. Several hundred bunionectomies , hammertoe surgeries & other foot & ankle surgeries have been performed in an out-patient surgery setting.  AnklenFootCenter patients return to their activities much faster than most hospitals & clinics! The Chicago Podiatrists of AnkleNFootCenters.com are specialists in orthopedics …

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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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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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