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How to Treat Plantar Warts

How to Treat Plantar Warts

What are Plantar Warts? Warts that form on the bottom of your foot are known as plantar warts. These rough, grainy liaisons appear with hard, thickened skin and may have block dots as well. Plantar warts can develop around the toes, on the balls of the feet, or on the...

What are the Benefits of Laser Therapy?

What are the Benefits of Laser Therapy?

Laser therapy is one of the leading treatments for plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis, neuropathy, wound care, and sports injuries. Painless and safe, you can visit Midwest Podiatry for your laser therapy and experience faster healing and symptom reduction than...

Why Can’t I Put Weight on My Heel? A Guide to Heel Pain Causes

Why Can’t I Put Weight on My Heel? A Guide to Heel Pain Causes

Does pain shoot through your heel every time you put weight on your foot? Heel pain is a very common complaint among people, but you don’t have to live in pain. To start though, we need to figure out what is causing the heel pain. Causes of Heel Pain From injury to...

New Year’s Resolution – Running To Lose Weight

New Year’s Resolution – Running To Lose Weight

Happy New Year’s from Midwest Podiatry Centers! Have you made your resolutions yet? New year’s resolutions are great for your health, but you can’t always hit the ground running. If you plan on taking up a new exercise routine, it’s important to listen to your body...

Tips to Be Proactive About Your Diabetic Foot Care

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....