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Do Ingrown Toenails Go Away On Their Own?

Posted on August 28th, 2023 by Chuck Mitchell

If you’ve ever had an ingrown toenail, then you know how painful they can be. Unfortunately, ingrown toenails are an incredibly common issue that many people face at one time or another. For some individuals, they can become a chronic problem. If you’re dealing with an ingrown toenail, or have in the past, then you […]

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Ask A Podiatrist: Are Sandals Bad for Your Feet?

Posted on August 11th, 2023 by Chuck Mitchell

It’s summertime in Chicagoland, which means winter boots get swapped out for sandals. However, as people start wearing their favorite hot weather shoes again, it begs the question, are sandals bad for your feet? The answer is, it depends on what type of sandals you’re wearing. Sandals that are comfortable and offer good arch support […]

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How to Prevent Bunions & Keep Them from Getting Worse

Posted on July 2nd, 2023 by Chuck Mitchell

If you’ve ever had a bunion, you know they can be extremely uncomfortable and get in the way of living your daily life. Bunions can prevent you from wearing your favorite footwear, taking part in sports and other physical activities, limit mobility, function, and even cause chronic pain. If you notice that a bunion may […]

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When to See A Podiatrist – Signs & Conditions

Posted on May 31st, 2023 by Chuck Mitchell

According to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), a survey conducted in 2014 revealed that nearly 8 in 10 Americans have encountered a foot problem in their lives. Individuals who experienced regular foot pain were also found to be more likely to have other body issues, such as knee pain, back pain, weight problems, and […]

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How Long Does it Take for Achilles Tendonitis to Heal?

Posted on May 22nd, 2023 by Chuck Mitchell

What is Achilles Tendonitis? Achilles tendonitis is an inflammatory injury caused by overuse of the Achilles tendon. Common symptoms include an ache or severe pain above the heel or in the back of the leg, typically after walking, running, or sports activities. A person with Achilles tendonitis might also experience stiffness or tenderness in these […]

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