Podiatry

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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The Foot Woes of Dancers

Posted by on Jan 3, 2013 in blister, Blog, calluses, Dance, fractures, Hales Corners, ingrown toenails, Podiatry, Toe, Wisonsin | 0 comments

The Foot Woes of Dancers

Ballerinas dance with beauty and grace, but they deal with common dance injuries such as blistersandcalluses.

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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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Original Parts Depleted – Get Replacements Now!

Posted by on Oct 13, 2012 in Ankle, ankle pain, ankle replacement, arthritis, Hales Corners podiatrist, Milwaukee podiatrist, Podiatry | 0 comments

Original Parts Depleted – Get Replacements Now!

3D reconstructed videofluoroscopic image of an ankle replacement (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Medical technology advancements began years ago.  They have progressed to the point that before too much longer the original human body will be given renewed life because of transplants and replacement parts. Decades ago the medical profession began with organ transplants of the hearts, lungs, kidneys and livers. Each transplant gave the patient hope for a longer and healthier life. More recent years have shown an increase in joint replacement surgery to hips, shoulders, knees and now on the cutting...

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Take a Break to Your Podiatrist!

Posted by on Oct 5, 2012 in bones, calcium, foot fracture, foot pain, Hales Corners podiatrist, Milwaukee podiatrist, osteoporosis, Podiatry | 0 comments

Take a Break to Your Podiatrist!

Fractured Metatarsus (Photo credit: yuan2003) It’s alive! Bone is tissue made of living cells that are constantly in the process of being absorbed and regenerated. Osteoporosisis a condition that occurs when regeneration of new cells does not occur at a sufficient rate to replace the absorption of cells. Therefore, bone density is lost and a weakening occurs. Bones become so brittle that very minor incidents can result in fractures. Osteoporosis affects both men and women of all races, but the most commonly affected group is Caucasian and Asian women over the age of fifty. Certain lifestyle...

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Swollen Feet – What happened?!

Posted by on Sep 20, 2012 in edema, Hales Corners podiatrist, Milwaukee podiatrist, Podiatry, pregnancy, swelling, swollen foot, treatment for edema | 0 comments

Swollen Feet – What happened?!

Severe swelling (Photo credit: Wikipedia) This might sound like a joke, but really it isn’t. Swelling of the feet and ankles is common amongst older individuals – it’s called edema. This painless swelling may affect one or both sides of your body. Natural forces make the fluid build-up more apparent in the feet and ankles than anywhere else, although it also may affect legs and thighs. There are numerous causes of edema, some of which are easily controlled. Other causes may be somewhat buried in other medical problems and may require medical attention. Common causes of edema include:  ...

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