Staying Safe & Strong Amid COVID-19 With the recent COVID-19 pandemic facing the globe, we’re being forced to face a new reality of social distancing and isolation. While most are stuck inside their homes and normal activities are halted for the unforeseeable future, there’s...
4/30/2020 11:51:53 AM
Don’t Start off the School Year with Painful Feet Big Relief is in Sight for a Painful Big Toe Keep Your Feet Safe and Your Yard Clean
6/27/2016 5:31:09 PM
Cosmetic Foot Surgery: Fashion’s Pandora’s Box? Foot and ankle surgeons warn against taking part in growing surgery trend. Getting excited over a snazzy pair of Jimmy Choo stilettos is one thing—having your feet surgically altered to wear them is another. As extreme a...
11/23/2016 12:10:52 PM
Why Does My Heel Hurt? Michael T. Ambroziak, DPM, FACFAS Foot & Ankle Surgeon from Michigan Fellow Member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons One of the most common questions I am asked by my patients is, “Why does my heel hurt?” While there can b...
1/26/2018 1:23:09 PM
Six Tips to Prevent Kids' Spring Sports Injuries Foot & ankle surgeons stress importance of safe transition from winter to spring sports. In today's competitive youth sports landscape, many young athletes transition from playing winter to spring activities without cons...
11/29/2017 12:07:51 PM
What Is Pediatric Flatfoot? Flatfoot is common in both children and adults. When this deformity occurs in children, it is referred to as pediatric flatfoot. Although there are various forms of flatfoot, they all share one characteristic—partial or total collapse of the arch...
1/10/2018 12:47:12 PM
Arch supports are devices that are placed into one’s shoes to support the arch and diminish or eliminate pain. A foot and ankle surgeon may provide advice on which type is best for your foot type, and you may be able to obtain arch supports from the doctor’s office. Arch supp...
11/8/2017 2:45:15 PM
Shin splints is a term to describe pain and swelling in the front of the lower legs. The pain usually appears after and is aggravated by repetitive activities, such as running or walking. Contributing causes are flat feet, calf tightness, improper training techniques, worn-ou...
1/10/2018 1:33:21 PM
When Should I Worry About My Child's Foot Pain? Robert Joseph, DPM, PhD, FACFAS Board-Certified Foot and Ankle Surgeon from Chicago & a Fellow Member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons When a child is experiencing leg pain, parents might not consider ...
10/15/2018 5:43:27 PM
Keep Kids’ Feet & Ankles Safe During Fall Sports Season Have You Heard of a Lisfranc Injury? Bunion Surgery FAQs Help Your Loved Ones Living with Diabetes Thrive
8/30/2017 11:47:58 AM
Playing with Pain Can Ruin Your Tennis Game Quick, repetitive footwork ID’d as culprit. Foot pain began affecting Donna’s tennis game, and she was determined not to let it keep her from the sport she loved. The 47-year-old avid tennis player from Arizona tried to...
11/8/2016 5:17:21 PM
For Patients Suffering Flatfoot: Do Not Wait to Seek Help Early diagnosis and treatment can lead to improved outcomes. Early diagnosis and treatment for adults suffering from a painful fallen foot arch, or adult-acquired flatfoot, is key to increase improved long-term...
11/23/2016 12:14:17 PM
Keep Deadly Blood Clots at Bay Medication, movement can prevent DVT, pulmonary embolism. Each year in the United States, pulmonary embolisms (PE) kill more people than AIDS, breast cancer and motor vehicle crashes combined. According to the American College of Foot an...
11/23/2016 1:07:20 PM
Obesity Doubles Ankle Fracture Risk Study shows severity of ankle fractures increases as body mass index increases. Obesity nearly doubles the odds of a patient having the most severe category of ankle fracture, according to research published in a recent issue of the...
11/23/2016 1:08:59 PM