Get comprehensive podiatric care at competitive rates in Chicago

Are you looking for one of the best clinics from where you can get the most reliable and effective Diabetic foot treatment at affordable? If yes, then you can simply end your search with Foot & Ankle Clinics of America (FACA), which was established in 1981. We are the most experienced specialists who have been offering the highest quality podiatric care to the patients throughout the Chicagoland areas.

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We at FACA, commits to provide the best treatment to all the patients who are suffering from Foot pain and injuries. If you are searching for one of the highly qualified, experienced and licensed Chicago Podiatry Surgeons, then you are at the perfect destination. In our clinic, we offer a range of foot treatment & services for sport injuries, diabetic ulcers, ingrown toenails, heel pain, bunions, hammertoes, bone spurs, neuromas, arthritic/joint pain, toenail fungus, warts and bone spurs.

We take pride in providing patient focused podiatry by using the latest technologies and high clinical standards. If you are looking for the best Reconstructive surgery Chicago clinic, then feel free to contact us by today only. We can help overcome any sort of foot & ankle disorder. To meet the medical needs of every patient in an effective manner is our top priority. To know more about us, kindly go through our online website at www.footexperts.com in your free time.

Visit Foot and Ankle Clinics of America to get excellent podiatry treatment

Foot and Ankle Clinics of America is a one-stop place for getting excellent treatment for foot and ankle problems. We have a team of caring, trusted and specialized doctors who are committed to serve you the best possible treatment in a friendly, comfortable and pain-free environment.

Let it be Foot & Ankle Injuries, Blisters,Athlete’s Foot, Arthritis, Corns & Callouses, Flat Foot, Sore Feet, Tingling of the Foot & Toes, Heel & Arch Pain, Foot & Toenail Fungus or Diabetic foot treatment, we guarantee to offer the highest quality of podiatric care in a comfortable and pleasant environment.

We worked with one of the best Chicago Podiatry Surgeons. So, you can ensure that you will get nothing less than quality treatment. Our surgeons give personalized attention, utilize innovative medical tools and latest techniques in order to offer the best possible treatment to every patient.

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Acquire top quality foot treatment from Chicago Podiatry Surgeons

Nowadays, podiatric surgeons play a significant role in providing top-notch quality and reliable treatment for foot pain or injuries. If you are looking for a credible service provider then Foot and Ankle Clinics of America is a worthwhile option for you. People who are suffering from severe foot pain can get the benefit of exclusive services provided by our podiatric surgeon. We have many years of experience in facilitating excellent treatment for foot and ankle problems. Moreover, we employ highly qualified and well-trained team of podiatrists capable in handling any kind of Reconstructive surgery chicago and other surrounding areas.

Apart from that, we believe in increase clientele by providing Diabetic foot treatment at a very attractive price. Our main focus is to provide cost-effective and effective orthotics care to patients in order to overcome foot related problem without any hassle. You can get a guaranteed peace of mind as we offer a wide array of treatments in a comfortable and friendly environment. Moreover, one can get the advantage of laser therapy, general routine checkup, and surgery as well.

Our Chicago Podiatry Surgeons utilize highly advanced tools as well as laser technology to treat different types of ailments such as Heel Pain, Diabetic Ulcers, Toenail Fungus, Bunions, Arthritic / Joint Pain, Ingrown Toenails, Warts, Sport Injuries, Hammertoes, and Bone Spurs. However, you can visit our website www.footexperts.com to know more about our services.

Enjoy your life completely without any foot pain

Are you experiencing foot pain and looking for simple and effective treatment? If so, then you can consult Foot and Ankle Clinics of America. We are one stop solution for your Reconstructive surgery Chicago and food & ankle pain. We have a team of highly experienced, skilled and trusted doctors, who has vast knowledge of treating ailments, which include :- Sport Injuries, Heel Pain, Bunions, Ingrown Toenails, Arthritic, Warts, Joint Pain, Bone Spurs, Diabetic Ulcers, Neuromas, Toenail Fungus and Hammertoes. We specialized in foot and ankle problems.

Our doctors have discovered happiness & healthy life of many patients by solving their foot or ankle problems. Whether your problem is simple or complex ( life-changing), our Illinois foot doctor, will provide you an appropriate advice and suitable treatment, such as advanced surgical care. Our treatment or surgeries are affordable. Our clinic invites you to come here to discover healthy life without any pain.

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Get Effective Foot Treatment From A Podiatric Surgeon

Are you looking for the reputable clinic from where you can get Diabetic foot treatment? If yes, then you are at the right destination. We at “Foot and Ankle Clinics of America” are available to offer excellent treatment in order to solve your foot and ankle problems. Our clinic has 3 locations in the Chicago-land area. We have a group of professional and highly qualified podiatry experts. Dr. Massuda is the founder of our clinic in the year 1981. She is the Medical Director of the organization.

We provide the best possible podiatric treatment in the friendly and comfortable environment. We specialize in providing a wide array of treatments that include general routine checkup, surgery, and laser therapy. If you are looking for one of the most reputable Chicago physical therapy clinics, then you are at the right destination. Our team of surgeons offers excellent, effective and successful treatment at highly competitive rates. They utilize advanced tools and latest technology while treating each patient.

Our experts treat ailments that include Sport Injuries, Diabetic Ulcers, Bunions, Hammertoes, Warts, Arthritic / Joint Pain, Bone Spurs, Heel Pain, Neuromas and Toenail Fungus, and Ingrown Toenails. We provide a full range of sport medical solutions, Reconstructive surgery chicago, advanced diagnostics, diabetic foot care, tonail fungus treatment, and prescription foot orthotics. To find more details, please visit our website www.footexperts.com

Sore Feet Chicago – See a Podiatrists

PAINFUL FEET?

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The foot does not simply bear the weight of the whole body, but the weight springs off it many times a minute in walking, running or jumping and it helps to absorb the impact of landing. The bones, ligaments and muscles absorb an enormous amount of impact over a lifetime, especially in an athlete, but perhaps more so in the people that are overweight.

The foot is a dynamic piece of engineering. It has both a longitudinal and a transverse arch. The longitudinal arch is higher on the medial side. The foot may be inspected with the patient seated and the foot elevated to facilitate inspection, especially of the sole, but it is essential to examine the foot in a weight-bearing mode. This is when almost all the problems occur in this dynamic structure and failure to do so will result in missing the correct diagnosis in most cases. Problems of the ankles, knees, hips and back also merit examination of the feet.

  • Painful feet are a very common problem. One cross-sectional postal survey reported a 9.4% prevalence of disabling foot conditions.[1]
  • Risk factors for foot pain include advancing age, obesity, injudicious footwear, high-impact exercise (eg, jogging) and underlying medical conditions (see under ‘Aetiology’ section).

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There are many causes of painful feet:

  • Neuropathy – eg, sciatica, peripheral neuropathy.
  • Ischemia from peripheral arterial disease or embolism.
  • Skin lesions may be painful including blisters, corns, calluses, fungal skin and nail infections, and bacterial infections (skin and osteomyelitis).
  • Hallux valgus (bunions).
  • Plantar fasciitis.
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome.
  • Freiberg’s disease.
  • Arthritis affecting the feet, especially rheumatoid arthritis or the painful first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint in acute gout.
  • Ingrowing toenails, especially if infected.
  • Abnormalities of the joints, ligaments and tendons of the foot.
  • Often there appears to be an inherent predisposition but other factors include poor footwear, obesity and hypermobility syndromes.

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  • When did it start?
  • Is it getting worse?
  • Is the pain diffuse or at a point?
  • Establish aggravating and relieving factors.
  • Note occupation, sport, training routines, and any recent injury.
  • Is there pain elsewhere? Poor posture of the feet can cause pain in the ankles, knees and back.
  • Look at the shoes. What type of shoes does the patient choose to wear? Are they fashionable shoes that distort the foot? Trainers are unique in the history of footwear in being designed for feet but when did he or she last get a new pair? If training seriously, does he or she have several pairs? Just as cars need to have tyres and shock absorbers replaced periodically, so too trainers need replacing.
  • Is there abnormal or uneven wear of the shoes?
  • Note any obesity.
  • Does the shape of the foot look normal? Look at the sole. Is there abnormal callus? Weight should be taken over the first and fifth metatarsal heads. Callus over other metatarsal heads means fallen transverse arch.
  • Is there local tenderness?
  • Now examine the feet with the patient standing with both feet bare. Are the longitudinal arches normal? Can you get your finger under the medial arch? Look at the feet from behind. Fallen arches cause hyperpronation and upset the line of the Achilles tendon.
  • If there is a postural problem such as a fallen arch it is often possible to put something underneath it, like a small pile of leaflets, to correct the abnormality and to prove that posture can be corrected.

Children rarely complain of painful feet and if they do, think of a foreign body. Pressure from shoes on a prominent navicular bone, or sometimes an accessory bone, or a prominent posterosuperior os calcis may require surgical trimming.[2]Osteochondritis and similar conditions may affect the bones of the foot. Osteochondritis of the metatarsals is called Freiberg’s disease.[3] An X-ray will aid diagnosis. A podiatrist can help. Usually an insertion into the shoe is satisfactory but occasionally a plaster cast is required.

The first metatarsal shows angulation towards the midline. It usually affects teenagers and may run in families. If deformity is marked, a metatarsal or proximal wedge osteotomy may be beneficial.[4] The addition of a plantar shelf has been found to assist in bone healing.[5]

The first MTP joint has arthritis, pain and restricted movement. A dorsal ring of osteophytes may occur. In early cases manipulation and injection of the joint with steroid and local anaesthetic may offer relief but in more advanced cases, arthrodesis, Keller’s operation, distal oblique osteotomy or decompression osteotomy may be required.[6]

See the separate article on Nail Disorders and Abnormalities.

Surgical interventions are more effective than non-surgical interventions in preventing the recurrence of an ingrowing toenail. The addition of phenol is probably more effective in preventing recurrence and regrowth of the ingrowing toenail.[7]

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  • This is pain across the metatarsal heads. It is often due to collapse of the transverse arch. A range of abnormalities including plantar plate tears may be visible on ultrasound.[8]
  • A metatarsal pad will often reform the arch and give relief. If there are difficulties, ask a podiatrist to help.
  • Surgical treatment for severe painful rheumatoid forefoot deformities has usually involved resection of the metatarsal heads with realignment of the lesser toe deformities and first MTP joint arthrodesis.
  • Correction of severe rheumatoid forefoot deformities by arthrodesis of all five MTP joints has been suggested as an alternative surgical approach.[9]

There is pain from pressure on an interdigital neuroma between the metatarsals. Fashionable shoes often contribute. Pain usually radiates to the lateral side of one toe, and the medial side of its neighbour. Pressure on the affected web space reproduces the pain. Ultrasound and MRI are the best modalities to diagnose the condition. Excision of the neuroma may be needed.[10] Ultrasound-guided steroid injection may be another option.[11]

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Foot care as you age

Older people need to take care of their Feet too

You are most to prone to foot problems like corns, blisters, foot infections, and heel pain in later life as your skin becomes thinner and less elastic.  Painful or sore feet are not suppose to be a natural part of aging, and can be treated.

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Foot problems in older people

  • bunions
  • corns and calluses
  • heel pain or arch pain
  • cracked skin
  • ingrown toenails
  • fungal infections (athlete’s foot)

If you’re having trouble looking after your feet, you’re not alone. Age UK reports that nearly one in three older people can’t cut their own toenails.

Foot care problems tend to happen if you’re less mobile than you used to be, particularly if you have difficulty bending down. Poor eyesight, can also make it harder for you to look after your feet.

How to look after your feet

Your feet will remain in better condition, if you have a regular foot routine. This includes:

  • cutting and filing toenails and keeping them at a comfortable length
  • smoothing and moisturizing dry and rough skin
  • checking for cracks and breaks in the skin and inflammation such as blisters
  • looking for signs of infection like nail fungus or other obvious early problems, and seeking professional advice
  • choosing suitable socks and footwear
  • keeping your feet clean, dry, mobile, comfortable and warm. Bedsocks are a good idea

If it’s difficult for you to follow this routine yourself, see a professional podiatrist for help.

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