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4 Tips for Heel Pain Prevention

4 Tips for Heel Pain Prevention

Unfortunately, the time machine has not yet been created as a usable means of heel pain prevention.  We can’t go back in time and undo the factors that lead to chronic aching heels for our patients. We can only treat the problem as it exists in the present – quite...

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Summer Beach-Ready Tips for Your Feet

Summer Beach-Ready Tips for Your Feet

Summertime has returned to Wisconsin and that means you need some new summer tips for your feet! While we strongly urge you to continue taking the necessary precautions to protect the health of yourself and others—wearing a mask in public, social distancing, etc.—we...

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Can Bunions Be Treated Non-Surgically?

Can Bunions Be Treated Non-Surgically?

Bunions are an extremely common foot deformity—more common than you might realize. In fact, some studies suggest that as many as 1 in 4 American adults has one (or two!). Yet despite this, there’s still an awful lot of confusion out there about when and how to treat...

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Help for Feet Haunted by Nail and Skin Conditions

Help for Feet Haunted by Nail and Skin Conditions

Imagine, if you would, a pair of normal feet, in a normal home. A pair of feet just like yours, perhaps. They spend their lives happily walking, happily swimming, even happily wearing sandals whenever they wish. Until IT comes. Well, not “IT” like the scary killer...

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Why Custom Orthotics Win Out Over Store-Bought

Why Custom Orthotics Win Out Over Store-Bought

When it comes to chronic foot or ankle pain—such as the type that might greet you each morning with a jolt as soon as you put your feet on the floor—the goal of treatment is to provide lasting relief. In many situations, orthotics are an invaluable tool for providing...

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Why the Right Shoe Matters

Why the Right Shoe Matters

For some activities, nobody ever skimps on having the right equipment for the job. Like, say, skydiving, for example! Nobody ever boards a plane to go up thinking, “Well, I was in a rush so I just grabbed that parachute from the back of the closet. Should be fine!”...

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Reasons Why You Keep Getting Ingrown Toenails

Reasons Why You Keep Getting Ingrown Toenails

You know what they say: “Fool me once, shame on me. Fool me twice, shame on you. Fool me three times, maybe there isn’t really so much ‘fooling’ going on as a systemic problem that we really should investigate.” OK, so we modified the saying a bit, but it rings true...

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Don’t Stumble Over These Heel Pain Myths

Don’t Stumble Over These Heel Pain Myths

If there is something that affects a lot of people, you will be able to find plenty of myths and misinformation circulating about it! That is often the nature of collective thought, and our ability to spread stuff over the Internet at the speed of light has not helped...

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