Achilles tendon

Bunionette- A Fancy Word for a Painful Bump!

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013 in Achilles tendon, Blog, Bunion, Bunionette, Callus, Fifth toe, Foot, Hales Corners, High-heeled footwear, Metatarsus, Pain, podiatrist, Podiatry, Wisconsin | 0 comments

Bunionette- A Fancy Word for a Painful Bump!

The term “tailor’s bunion” does indeed get its name from the tailoring profession. However, it actually has little to do with making or repairing clothing.

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Common Pediatric Conditions

Posted by on Dec 7, 2012 in Achilles tendon, Ankle, Blog, Child, feet, Flat Feet, Foot, Pain, Podiatry, Toe walking | 0 comments

Common Pediatric Conditions

English: children flat feet (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Kids say the darndest things, but “ouch” should not be one. Watching your children grow is one of the most exciting things a parent can do. It can also be terrifying when you start to notice that something may be wrong. As children  grow rapidly within their first year of life, their feet grow and change as well. A lot of foot pain and issues that adults have can be traced back to their childhood, so it is important to watch closely as your child grows in order to have early detection.   Flat feet are one of the most common conditions...

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Haglund’s Deformity – A Problem of Painful Proportions!

Posted by on May 31, 2012 in Achilles tendon, foot pain, Haglund's deformity, Hales Corners podiatrist, Milwaukee podiatrist, orthotics, Podiatry, pump bump, swelling | 0 comments

Haglund’s Deformity – A Problem of Painful Proportions!

When the bursa at the back of the heel becomes inflamed due to an enlargement of bony growth on the back of the heel, the pain can be overwhelming.  This bony growth is called Haglund’s Deformity.  It is made worse when the rigid backs of shoes rub up against the bony enlargement. Because of the type of shoe this results from, it is often called “pump bump,” but not to place the entire blame on shoes, inherited foot structure can also play a role.  This deformity may affect one or both feet and women are troubled by it more often than men.  A person is more inclined to develop Haglund’s...

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