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Foot & Ankle Problems

Our feet and ankles take us where we need to go on a daily basis, so it is important to take good care of them. Over 75% of all Americans will experience foot problems at one point or another in their lifetime. Some of these include bunions, sprains, arthritis and plantar fasciitis.

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by our physicians

Is Heel Pain Keeping You Off Your Feet?

By Christina Brown, DPM, FACFAS

Are you suffering from pain on the bottom of your heel or in the arch of your foot? Does the pain hurt the most when transitioning from sitting to standing (especially at the beginning of the day), after a workout or when you stand for prolonged periods of time? This common injury is called plantar fasciitis and is easily treated under the care of a board-certified podiatrist. Mild cases of plantar fasciitis may even be corrected with home remedies.

Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise , Foot & Ankle Problems , Injury & Pain Management & Joints & Tissue

8 Ways to Reduce Scar Formation & Increase Mobility

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy

Physical and Occupational Therapists are trained to help patients recover from post-surgical scarring which can last up to a year after surgery. Manual massage and other exercises may be just what you need to regain range of motion and reduce discomfort at your surgical site. Ask your primary care physician or orthopaedic surgeon if a referral to PT/OT is right for you.

Topics and Subtopics: Foot & Ankle Problems , General Health , Injury & Pain Management , Joints & Tissue , Physical & Occupational Therapy & Skin Health

Flip-Flops: Friend or Foe?

By Christina Brown, DPM, FACFAS

Have you ever wondered if your footwear choices can have lasting effects? Read on to learn recommendations for warm weather footwear from our board- certified podiatrists.

Topics and Subtopics: Foot & Ankle Problems , Joints & Tissue & Women's Health

Survival Guide for Sprained Ankles

By Dr. Bryan Lapinski, Foot and Ankle Surgery

Whether you are out for a stroll or a full-on weekend warrior, a sprained ankle is one of the most common and painful injuries you may encounter.

Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health , Fitness & Exercise , Foot & Ankle Problems , Injury & Pain Management & Joints & Tissue

12 Tips for a Successful 5K Finish

By Dr. John Lombardi & Dr. Julio Gonzalez

The 5K season is here, are you thinking of participating in a local race? Whether it’s your first or 50th time, be sure to check out the DMG Sports Medicine training and race day guide for beginner and experienced runners alike.

Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise , Foot & Ankle Problems & Joints & Tissue

Heels or Flats? Minimize Pain with Good Footwear Choices

By Christina Brown, DPM, FACFAS

Take a look at DMG’s Heels or Flats infographic to learn some surprising facts about getting to the bottom of your foot pain.

Topics and Subtopics: Foot & Ankle Problems

Physical Therapy for Foot & Ankle Conditions

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy

DMG has several therapists who subspecialize in the treatment of foot and ankle conditions. The team has in-depth experience in the treatment of multiple diagnoses including, but not limited to, achilles tendonitis, hammer toes, chronic pain, and post surgical therapy

Topics and Subtopics: Foot & Ankle Problems , Joints & Tissue & Physical & Occupational Therapy

Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery FAQs

By DMG Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery

Today’s podiatrists are specialists, medically and surgically trained to treat the foot and ankle. From sports injuries and diabetes complications to pediatric deformities and heel pain, podiatrists are able to tackle all of your foot care needs. Licensed in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, there are approximately 15,000 podiatrists practicing in the United States. Here are answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about today’s podiatrists.

Topics and Subtopics: Foot & Ankle Problems

Diabetic Foot Care

By DMG Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery

Diabetes is a serious disease that can develop from lack of insulin production in the body or due to the inability of the body's insulin to perform its normal everyday functions. Of the sixteen million americans with diabetes, 25% will develop foot problems related to the disease.

Topics and Subtopics: Diabetes Care & Foot & Ankle Problems

Athletic & Active Foot Care

By DMG Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery

Take a step in the right direction with a visit to Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery of DuPage Medical Group. Our experienced medical professionals offer complete care and cutting-edge techniques to treat foot and ankle diseases, injuries and other disorders that may be slowing you down. Let our team of highly trained podiatrists help you get back on pace.

Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise & Foot & Ankle Problems

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