Foot & Ankle Care Blog

Why Do Ingrown Toenails Happen?

Understanding the root cause of a problem—and an ingrown toenail definitely qualifies as a problem—is a key for not only being able to resolve it, but also prevent it from happening in the first place. We've previously discussed how we can treat a toenail that has...

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Why Ankle Surgery is Sometimes the Best Option

If it was possible to effectively treat every foot and ankle condition with nonsurgical care, we absolutely would. Unfortunately, the simple truth of the matter is that this isn’t possible. There are simply times when ankle surgery is the best option. The good news is...

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They Grow Up So Fast—And So Do Their Feet

Blink and you’ll miss it. That’s parenthood for you. One day, you’re holding your child for the first time. The next, you’re sending them off for their first day of school, or teaching them to drive, or helping them get over their first breakup. While you’re watching...

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How to Recover from Foot Surgery

If you’ve just had foot surgery, the hard work is only half over. While the skill of your surgeon is probably the single most important component of a successful procedure, how you recover and rehab from your operation is also critical. You and your doctor are a team!...

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Women’s Foot Health

May is perhaps one of the best months. Why? Well, in a typical year: It’s finally safe to break out summer gear. (Although, we all know fellow Wisconsinites who proudly sport their shorts while shoveling or running the snowblower in the winter…) Milwaukee Public...

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Fear the Deer – Not Heel Pain!

The team certainly has had its ups and downs this season, but—at least at the time we’re writing this—our Bucks are on pace to make the NBA playoffs for the second year in a row. Given the number of games remaining, the team could mathematically still (barely) end up...

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Heel Health for ALL Milwaukee Seasons

Unlike other areas of the country, we obviously have four distinct seasons here in Southeastern Wisconsin. This means local residents can enjoy a wide range of activities throughout the entire year. In Milwaukee, we have a vibrant, active community of residents who...

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Ingrown Toenail Pain Relief

There’s a big reason ingrown toenails are very common: anyone with toenails can potentially be affected. Some medical conditions tend to be more common for certain demographics—bunions for women, Achilles tendinitis for men, osteoarthritis for seniors, etc.—but this...

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