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Winter Feet: Moisturize!

Posted by on Jan 17, 2013 in Blog, Dr. Andrew Marso, Dry skin, Dryness, exfoliating, Foot, foot massage, Hales Corners podiatrist, milwaukee, Moisturizer, Winter | 0 comments

Winter Feet: Moisturize!

Winter weather causes many issues. Roads, lakes, and sidewalks aren’t the only things affected; our skin is drastically changed by harsh weather!

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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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Minor Foot Concerns – Molehills May Become Mountains

Posted by on Oct 18, 2012 in Blisters, corns, Diabetes, Foot, foot problems, Hales Corners podiatrist, infection, ingrown toenails, Milwaukee podiatrist, nails, podiatrist | 0 comments

Minor Foot Concerns – Molehills May Become Mountains

Ingrown Toenail (Photo credit: *bri*) Have you ever stopped to wonder how such a minor annoyance exploded and became a monumental problem? One that costs money for medical treatment, time off work and lots of pain and suffering? Why are you dragging your feet and resisting going to the doctor? Your foot health is important to your overall well-being and the active, healthy life you want to lead. OK, so you are willing to admit you’ve been a little negligent in this department. It’s not too late. With a little retraining and some willingness on your part, you can address minor annoyances so...

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Running – Old Love or New Venture: Taking Care of Your Feet

Posted by on Dec 25, 2011 in cold weather running, Foot, foot care, Running | 0 comments

Running – Old Love or New Venture: Taking Care of Your Feet

                                 Image via Wikipedia The holiday season is upon us and for some who take their runs seriously, it may take some serious calendar scheduling to get a daily run in. For some, getting a run in is a way to combat the heightened calorie intake from all the holiday family and work parties. For others, the end of the year is a time when we take a look at our goals and aspirations for the following year and running gets on the list of something new to start. Whatever group you may fall into, it is important to remember some essential tips and cautions to keep your...

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Flat Feet – Do You Have Them?

Posted by on Dec 8, 2011 in Amer. Coll. of Foot & Ankle, Flat Feet, Foot | 0 comments

Flat Feet – Do You Have Them?

                                 Image via Wikipedia Our feet are flexible and our arches develop over time. By adulthood, most people have an arch that has developed in the bottom of their feet though there are also many who experience flat fleet. Flat feet are a common condition of the foot structure where there has been a partial or total loss of the arch of the foot. Flat feet are generally associated with something called pronation, when the ankle bones in roll inward. When this happens, one loses the arch of the foot and the entire foot touches the ground while standing.  To look at a...

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