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
Philosophy of Care
As the founder of the Department of Podiatry, Foot and Ankle Surgery in 1991, my number one priority is to provide patients with a treatment plan that is unique and optimal for their condition. I have continued to incorporate various treatment options that utilize today’s cutting edge technology. Your treatment plan will focus on getting you back on your feet as quickly as possible, while paying close attention to your immediate as well as long term health.
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
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