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What Causes Plantar Fasciitis?

What Causes Plantar Fasciitis?

Chronic heel pain can be a debilitating condition that interrupts your life and stops you from doing what you love the most. One of the leading causes of heel pain is plantar fasciitis, a condition that we treat frequently at Midwest Podiatry Centers.  The causes of...

What are My Treatment Options for Plantar Fasciitis?

What are My Treatment Options for Plantar Fasciitis?

Chronic heel pain is a problem for many people, and it often comes from a condition called plantar fasciitis. This condition affects the ligament in your foot that connects your toes to your heel. Most people with plantar fasciitis experience heel pain the worst when...

10 Home Remedies for Fungal Toenails

10 Home Remedies for Fungal Toenails

Toenail fungus (onychomycosis) is a common condition that can affect one or both feet at once. Fungal toenails can appear thickened, discolored, and misshapen. Our guide to toenail fungus covers all the common causes and symptoms of this condition, as well as explores...

Don’t Keep Dealing With Plantar Warts

Don’t Keep Dealing With Plantar Warts

If you ever develop warts on the bottom of your feet, they’re called plantar warts. Although they do not start off painful, they can continue to spread, and, eventually, impact your foot’s function. You may have had these warts for years, or just noticed them starting...

Does Ingrown Toenail Surgery Hurt?

Does Ingrown Toenail Surgery Hurt?

Ingrown toenails are one of the most common podiatric conditions we treat. For both children and adults, surgical interventions are often necessary to remove the toenail that’s causing you pain. The biggest question our patients have when we tell them we have to...

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...