Sycamore Office
Phone: (815) 669-4811

Yorkville Office
Phone: (630) 352-3700

 

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Our Services
...Our Foot and Ankle Service include evaluation and treatment of several conditions including: Achilles Tendon Ankle Instability Ankle Sprains Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Bunions Calluses Charcot Deformity Corns Crush Injuries Wounds and Ulcers Diabetic Foot Diabetic Charcot and Ulcers Pediatric Foot Conditions Fractures of the foot and ankle Fungal Toenails Instability and Gait Issues Painful Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Pain Heel Spurs Infections of the foot and ankle Ingrown Toenails Injuries Metatarsalgia Neuromas Nerve problems and neuropathy Plantar Fasciitis Warts Wounds Athletic Injuries Fall Prevention Some of Our Foot And Ankle Surgical Services Include: Achilles Tendon Repair Ankle Fracture Repair Arthritic Conditions Adult Flatfoot Reconstruction Bunion Correction Diabetic Wound Care Diabetic Limb Salvage Hammertoe Correction Foot and Ankle Fracture Fixation Joint Replacement Surgery Pediatric Flatfoot Reconstruction Heel Pain and Heel Spurs Infection Management Ingrown Toenail Surgery Neuroma Surgery Post Traumatic Arthritis Tarsal Tunnel Surgery Plantar Fascial Surgery Revision Foot and Ankle Surgery Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery We also offer several in-office treatments for common foot and ankle problems...

Educational Videos
...   Foot Wound Care, Diabetes, Foot Ulcer Treatment   Sports Foot and Ankle Injuries   Heal Pain Doctor, Arch Pain, Plantar Fasciitis   Child's Flat Foot Pain and Children's High Arch Pain   Neuroma and Foot Nerve Pain    

Overview of Foot and Ankle Problems
...A variety of foot injuries or improper foot mechanics can lead to plantar fasciitis...

Heel Problems
Haglund's Deformity Heel Callus Heel Fissures Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur)

Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur)
...More specifically, plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the connective tissue, called plantar fascia, that stretches from the base of the toes, across the arch of the foot, to the point at which it inserts into the heel bone...

General Information and Tips
...Foot pain is caused by a wide variety of injuries, health problems or disorders, including (but not limited to): Arthritis Bone spurs Bunions Calluses Corns Flat Feet Gout Ingrown toenails Plantar fasciitis Sprains Stress fractures Warts Wearing improper shoes or extensive use of the feet...

Heel Surgery
...Two common conditions can cause pain to the bottom of the heel and lead to surgical intervention: plantar fasciitis (an inflammation of a fibrous band of tissue in the bottom of the foot that extends from the heel bone to the toes) and heel spurs (often the result of stress on the muscles and fascia of the foot)...

Extracorporeal Shock Wave
...Clinical studies show a 70 percent success rate for treatment of plantar fasciitis using Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy...

Physical Therapy
...Heel spurs, bursitis, plantar fasciitis, bunions, corns and calluses, as well as many post-operative surgical conditions, respond well to physical therapy...

Baseball
...Inadequate stretching, improper shoes, and repeated motions lead to the most common foot problems that occur among baseball players, such as Achilles tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, shin splints, stress fractures, ankle sprains, and bone fractures...

Basketball
...But the repeated shock and pressures on the foot can also lead to inflammations, including Achilles tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, and sesamoiditis...

Walking and Your Feet
...The most common foot problems are blisters, corns, calluses, and plantar fasciitis...



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