Blog Posts in June, 2017

Are Flip-Flops a Footwear Disaster?

As the weather warms up, podiatrists serving Chicago are increasingly urging their patients to limit their use of flip-flops. These flimsy, unsupportive shoes strain the foot’s ligaments and ...
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What to Do if You Have an Ingrown Toenail

A painful condition in which the toenail grows into the surrounding skin, ingrown toenails are a common problem treated in podiatry. Typically, this condition affects the big toes, and it usually ...
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Choosing the Right Footwear to Prevent Foot and Ankle Injuries This Summer

If you’re like one of the many people who has suffered a sprained ankle near Chicago, then you realize how frustrating this type of injury can be, particularly when the weather is ideal for ...
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Coping with Chronic Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain, and it’s caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia tissue that runs from your heel bone to your toes. Has your podiatrist in Chicago told you ...
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