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Our Podiatry Team Pens Blog About Common Foot Concerns

Our Podiatrists at Prairie Path Foot and Ankle Clinic believe in educating website visitors. We also believe in engaging with our website visitors. Our blog gives us a chance to do both. We provide beneficial information, and we also offer up our opinions and commentary on the latest podiatry news.


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9/22/2016
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Blood Clots in the leg

What may feel like a bad cramp can be something else entirely. Learn more about one of the emergencies seen in podiatry.

Category: Bumps and Bunions

9/13/2016
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Old School Medicine?

Considering foot surgery? Elmhurst Podiatrists at InMotion Foot & Ankle Center ensure you understand all your options. Call 630-834-3668 today!

Category: Bumps and Bunions

5/28/2016
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Mucous - on my foot?

Bumps of all kinds can pop up on the feet. One small but sometimes bothersome cyst is discussed here. Call if you have a suspicious new bump! 630-834-3668.

Category: Bumps and Bunions

4/7/2016
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Torture or Treatment: Episode 2-pins and wires put through toes

Some of the treatments recommended sound like an agonizing experience-Can you decipher what is a actual torture device versus what is used to treat feet?

Category: Bumps and Bunions

4/3/2016
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A Bunion By Any Other Name

META DESCRIPTION: Not all bunions are created equal! Come into Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic in Elmhurst to learn what treatment options are best for you. Call 630-834-3668.

Category: Bumps and Bunions

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3/27/2016
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What shoes should I wear for my bunion?

META DESCRIPTION: Not all bunions are created equal! Come into Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic in Elmhurst to learn what treatment options are best for you. Call 630-834-3668.

Category: Bumps and Bunions

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3/3/2016
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Fusing a joint in your foot doesn't equate to limited activity

Considering foot surgery? Elmhurst Podiatrists at Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic ensure you understand all your options. Call 630-834-3668 today!

Category: Bumps and Bunions

2/25/2016
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I have RA - can I still get foot surgery?

Considering foot surgery? Elmhurst Podiatrists at Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic ensure you understand all your options. Call 630-834-3668 today!

Category: Bumps and Bunions

2/18/2016
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Bunions - just a bump?

Not all bunions are created equal! Come into Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic in Elmhurst to learn what treatment options are best for you. Call 630-834-3668.

Category: Bumps and Bunions

1/13/2016
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If I have a hammer toe, do I need surgery?

Don't go one more day with foot pain! Call Prairie Path Foot and Ankle Clinic today for an appointment 630-834-3668

Category: Bumps and Bunions

11/3/2015
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What is the 'season' for foot surgery?

Considering foot surgery? Elmhurst Podiatrists at Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic ensure you understand all your options. Call 630-834-3668 today!

Category: Bumps and Bunions

10/29/2015
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When to have surgery

Considering foot surgery? Elmhurst Podiatrists at Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic ensure you understand all your options. Call 630-834-3668 today!

Category: Bumps and Bunions

3/5/2015
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Painful tippy-toes

If you have pain on the tips of your toes-It could be from hammertoes. Many treatments help pain and get your feet back in tip-top shape. Read on to learn more.

Category: Bumps and Bunions

2/5/2015
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What's that clicking in my foot?

Clicking in your foot isn't always from the joints! Read on to see what else it could be...

Category: Bumps and Bunions

1/8/2015
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Big toe pain from bunions

What can you do about your bunion?

Category: Bumps and Bunions

6/19/2014
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How long does it take to get rid of bunion pain?

There are ways to alleviate bunion pain, and depending on the treatment, some are quicker than others

Category: Bumps and Bunions

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4/23/2014
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Only older people get bunions, right?

It is commonly thought that only older people can have bunions, however bunions, or hallux valgus, can occur in younger patients as well.

Category: Bumps and Bunions

3/26/2014
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I'm worried about bunion surgery! Tell me more.

Problems with the big toe are common, bunions, bumps and arthritis start for many reasons and there is something you can do about it.

Category: Bumps and Bunions

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2/25/2014
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That bump on your foot may be a ganglion cyst

Cysts occur all over the body-In the feet, ganglion cysts are most commonly encountered. There are various treatment options, some more effective than others.

Category: Bumps and Bunions

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2/18/2014
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So THAT'S what the bones in my feet look like?!?

An interesting analysis of my own feet on x-ray.

Category: Bumps and Bunions

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1/9/2014
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Curly Toes

Learn what the difference is between the different types of curly toes and how to deal with them.

Category: Bumps and Bunions

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12/4/2013
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Do I have to get my bunions fixed?

Don't worry yourself thinking that you HAVE to have your bunions 'fixed'

Category: Bumps and Bunions

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11/27/2013
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Fact or Myth: The truth about Pumice Stones

Should you use a pumice stone? and if so how do you take care of them?

Category: Bumps and Bunions

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9/27/2013
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Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)

In the fast-paced world we live in, people want immediate results with minimal down time. Unfortunately, surgery does not lend itself well to this.

Category: Bumps and Bunions

8/18/2013
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Advances in Hammertoe Surgery

Hammertoes haven't changed over the years, but they way we treat them continues to evolve.

Category: Bumps and Bunions