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Our Podiatry Team Pens Blog About Common Foot Concerns

The Podiatrists at Prairie Path Foot and Ankle Clinic believes 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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5/12/2016
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Swab that

Infections of various kinds affect the foot-treating these can be more complicated than just taking an antibiotic.See an expert at PPFAC and get better faster!

Category: Diabetes and your feet

4/9/2016
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Torture or treatment: Episode 3-Erector set for your foot

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: Diabetes and your feet

4/6/2016
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Why do some diabetic patients have to wear special shoe inserts?

If you have diabetes, you should be seeing your podiatrist regularly. Don't have one? Give our office a call and we can help! Prairie Path Foot and Ankle Clinic 630-834-3668

Category: Diabetes and your feet

3/16/2016
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Diabetes is tough to control when adolescents transition to adulthood

As a diabetic, you don't have to suffer from foot conditions! Call Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic at 630-834-3668 to schedule a diabetic foot exam today!

Category: Diabetes and your feet

2/5/2016
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The relationship between diabetes and sleep

Are you diabetic with questions about your feet? I've our office a call today! Prairie Path Foot and Ankle Clinic 630-834-3668

Category: Diabetes and your feet

11/15/2015
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November is Diabetes Month - Are your feet ready?

As a diabetic, it is important to have your feet examined by a podiatrist. Call our office today! 630-834-3668 Prairie Path Foot and Ankle Clinic

Category: Diabetes and your feet

11/8/2015
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How does my doctor know if there is a bone infection in my foot?

Save your foot by treating diabetic foot ulcers immediately! Call Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic in Elmhurst to see one of our specialists today!

Category: Diabetes and your feet

11/5/2015
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How is an infection of bone treated?

Save your foot by treating diabetic foot ulcers immediately! Call Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic in Elmhurst to see one of our specialists today!

Category: Diabetes and your feet

11/4/2015
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As a diabetic, you can - and should- exercise regularly

As a diabetic, you don't have to suffer from foot conditions! Call Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic at 630-834-3668 to schedule a diabetic foot exam today!

Category: Diabetes and your feet

9/18/2015
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Diabetic patients, you can inhale your insulin

If you have any questions about diabetes and the care of your feet, make an appointment with one of our doctors at Prairie Path Foot and Ankle Clinic 630-834-3668

Category: Diabetes and your feet

7/8/2015
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What should I look for if I am supposed to examine my feet every day?

As a diabetic, you don't have to suffer from foot conditions! Call Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic at 630-834-3668 to schedule a diabetic foot exam today!

Category: Diabetes and your feet

6/1/2015
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The FootMate System

Do you or someone close to you have trouble reaching your feet to clean? Look no further

Category: Diabetes and your feet

12/11/2014
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3D Printed Bones?

A doctor in Melbourne is onto something ... 3D printing for making bones. What's next?

Category: Diabetes and your feet

12/5/2014
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Diabetes won't hold you back from sports

Diabetes won't hold you back form sports

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11/9/2014
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Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness month

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6/20/2014
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Ok guys - lets talk about diabetes. Diabetes in men often goes undiagnosed.

Diabetes in men often goes undiagnosed

Category: Diabetes and your feet

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6/18/2014
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Charcot, shark-o, what? A condition associated with Diabetes

As a diabetic, you don't have to suffer from foot conditions! Call Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic at 630-834-3668 to schedule a diabetic foot exam today!

Category: Diabetes and your feet

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3/30/2014
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Any activity, leisure sports to high level athletes, prevent diabetes

Any activity, from leisurely sports to high level competitive sports, will prevent diabetes later in life.

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3/26/2014
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Diabetic patients and primary doctors work together for foot care

As patients with diabetes, you can be your own advocate when meeting with your primary care doctor

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3/21/2014
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A callus on your toe may actually be an ulcer

Save your foot by treating diabetic foot ulcers immediately! Call Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic in Elmhurst to see one of our specialists today!

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2/26/2014
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HELP! My foot sore isn't healing!

If you have a non-healing wound, especially if you are diabetic, get proper care ASAP.

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2/25/2014
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All it takes is a little peek - at your diabetic feet, that is!

Just a brief moment to inspect your feet every day can do wonders to save your feet from complications from diabetes.

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12/1/2013
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If you are diabetic, self-treating a callus may lead to an open wound

Patients with diabetic neuropathy should be wary of products that tout the removal of corns or calluses themselves; leave that to the specialists

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9/20/2013
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Tingling, burning and numbness - oh my!

Why does it feel like I have socks on when I don't? Why are my feet on fire? Why does it feel like pins and needles all the time? Learn what causes neuropathy.

Category: Diabetes and your feet

8/12/2013
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If the shoe fits... the value of being properly fitted for diabetic shoes

It is important to be fitted by a well trained individual for diabetic shoes

Category: Diabetes and your feet