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Do nails at risk of falling off need nurturing by a doctor, or should nature take its course?

Q: About a week ago, I fell off of a bike, and when I looked at my toenail afterward, it was attached but it had a crease near the base that looked like the nail had bent up and come back down. The whole nail was a dull light blue color and now, seven days …

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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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Glass in the foot after cutting grass leads to need for surgery. But where?

Q: My husband was mowing the lawn recently when the lawn-mower threw a piece of glass and cut his leg. He went to med express and was told he had a piece of glass next to the bone on his tibia. And that an orthopedic would have to remove it. Can he do this in …

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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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Medial “Crushing” Heel Pain- Plantar Fasciitis?

Question:I have reoccurring on my medial calcaneus of my right foot. The pain is felt most when I stretch my calf or put pressure on it. The area I’m describing is seems to be close to where the tibial nerve branches off toward the calcaneus. The pain seems more like a crushing feeling than I …

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Summertime in Chicagoland with Ankle-N-Foot Centers

Summertime in Chicagoland with AnkleNFootCenters

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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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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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#Madonna Foot Injury- Dancing with High Heels

Chicago Podiatrists at AnkleNFootCenters.com treat successfully metatarsalgia & other bone bruises of the foot. The podiatrists have perfected treatment protocols to be able to recognize the specific cause of the foot pain. For example-if the pain is due to foot structure, perhaps modified orthotics would. Physical therapy may also be indicated for the bruised foot. …

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Dr Oz Has No Clue about Foot Surgery

This Chicago Podiatrist who is Board Certified in Foot & Ankle Surgery & Orthopedics says that people who do not do Foot & Ankle Surgery should not be considered experts—like Dr Oz. Bunion surgery from experts usually has minimal pain, discomfort & disability. Bunionectomy recovery time may also be as rapid as several weeks. The …

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