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Tips to Be Proactive About Your Diabetic Foot Care

You can generally boil diabetic foot care down to two approaches: Reactive – A problem has been identified and must be effectively treated or addressed. Proactive – Take actions to reduce the risk of problems and be watchful for any that may arise. Both approaches are...

What is the Best Way to Treat a Sports Injury?

What is the Best Way to Treat a Sports Injury?

Nobody ever asks for a sports injury. You could have taken every preventative measure in the book, only for an injury to still occur. That’s simply the nature of things sometimes. But what should you do now that your foot or ankle is throbbing? What’s the best...

How Sports Injuries Happen (and How to Reduce the Risk)

How Sports Injuries Happen (and How to Reduce the Risk)

Preventing sports injuries to your feet and ankles is a lot like preventing a loss to an opposing team – you’ll have a much better shot if you know what you’re getting into and what your weaknesses are. While there is no way to reduce the risk of an injury to absolute...

Can Neuropathy Be Reversed?

Can Neuropathy Be Reversed?

Nerve health and nerve pain are serious matters. Damage to the nerves (aka neuropathy) can not only have a significant influence on your comfort, but on your mobility and ability to perform daily activities as well. At Midwest Podiatry Centers, our mission for...

How to Reduce Heel Pain While Exercising

How to Reduce Heel Pain While Exercising

Experiencing heel pain during or after exercise can be very discouraging. Being active is good for you, and anything that interferes with your ambitions can feel like a major setback. However, heel pain is not something you should ever try to ignore or push through....

The Truth About Home Remedies for Plantar Warts

The Truth About Home Remedies for Plantar Warts

If there is one “industry” that will likely persist forever, it’s the constant stream of “home remedies” people claim for a variety of ailments – including plantar warts. We’ll come right out and say it now: the “miraculous” methods for treating plantar warts at home...

How to Get Rid of Ingrown Toenails

How to Get Rid of Ingrown Toenails

A mild ingrown toenail once or twice in your life is certainly not unusual. Such cases can often be treated at home and become a distant memory just a few days later. But that doesn’t mean every ingrown toenail should be regarded lightly. And if you have stumbled...

What Causes Diabetic Ulcers [And How to Stop Them]

What Causes Diabetic Ulcers [And How to Stop Them]

If you have diabetes, managing your condition is very often a lifetime commitment. There are many aspects to this, but one you should never overlook is diabetic foot care.  In fact, we would say that diabetic foot care is an especially critical part of a long-term...

Best Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis Pain – What To Look For

Best Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis Pain – What To Look For

If you are looking for steps you can take to reduce the symptoms of plantar fasciitis and other forms of heel pain, one of the first places you should look is your shoes. With as much time as we tend to spend in footwear each day, it is really no surprise that shoes...