Foot & Ankle Care Blog

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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Is Heel Pain in Children Normal?

As we discuss child heel pain a little more in-depth—since we could basically answer whether or not heel pain in children is normal in a single word (“no”)—it’s important to keep in mind that pain is never normal!  If anyone in your family—child or adult—is...

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What to Look for in a Child’s Walk

Parents naturally want two things for their children – health and happiness. The fact of the matter is that the two can be more related than people usually consider. (There’s a reason the word “miserable” is so often associated with illnesses, after all.) It’s easy...

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Does Your Child Need to See a Podiatrist?

Some facts are simply indisputable: The sun rises in the east and sets in the west. We all have a finite amount of time on this earth (so make every moment count!). The Packers are one million times better with a healthy Rodgers playing under center. (That was painful...

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What Increases the Risk of Fungal Toenails

When you look down at bare feet, what you should expect to see is healthy, clear toenails. Sadly, this isn’t always the case. For some patients, they look down and see nails that are dull, darkened, and distorted. The darkened discoloration is probably an unsightly...

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Preventing Ankle Sprains

Out of all the possible injuries humans sustain, ankle sprains are perhaps the most common. In part, this can be attributed to the fact you don’t even have to be an athlete to sprain an ankle. Sure, you have a greater risk when making a sharp turn while playing soccer...

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