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Our Podiatry Team Pens Blog About Common Foot Concerns

Our Podiatry team 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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9/6/2016
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Ballet and Your Feet

Elmhurst podiatrists at InMotion Foot & Ankle Clinic are experienced in foot and ankle sport injuries. Call 630-834-3668, get back to performing your best!

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1/1/2015
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What is a UCBL?

The University of California Biomechanics Laboratory is where this device got its name - but what does it do?

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12/25/2014
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Why do they x-ray my kid's feet?

X-rays reveal important clues into your child's foot structure.

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9/29/2014
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Told to watch my child's flat feet...what am I watching for?

Why was I told to watch my childs flat feet? What am I looking for? Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic Elmhurst, IL. Call us today (630) 834-3668

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9/22/2014
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How do you know when your kids shoes are worn out?

Worried your kids shoes are worn out? Find out how to examine your kids shoes. Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic Elmhurst, IL. Call us today (630) 834-3668.

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4/9/2014
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Flat feet in kids is normal, right?

Flat feet in kids? Pain is not the only reason to treat it! Call the Elmhurst foot doctors for an appointment today.

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4/2/2014
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Your child's feet will hurt this spring! Thanks Polar Vortex!

The endless winter in Chicago, AKA the Polar Vortex, may lead to many foot injuries. If you or your child experience any foot pain, call our office today.

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4/2/2014
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Flat feet in kids is NOT normal!

Many people-pediatricians included, believe that flat feet in kids is normal. If that were the case, there wouldn't be any adults with flatfeet. Read more here!

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3/25/2014
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Your child's toes may tell you they need new shoes

Your child may not always tell you they need new shoes, but you may know by looking at their feet

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3/11/2014
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FREE Foot Screening Clinic for Kids 2-17

Prairie Path Foot and Ankle Clinic is hosting a free clinic for kids ages 2-17 on Tuesday March 18th from 1:30-5:50. No appointment necessary!

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3/5/2014
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How young is too young for competitive sports?

At a time when children are starting soccer at age 2 and olympians are not even out of high school, we need to ask ourselves how young is too young?

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12/5/2013
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Oh what are those things? What kids hide in their shoes!

If your child has warts we find our treatment to be very effective and pain free.

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11/21/2013
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Is my child really hurt?

Parents often have trouble telling if their child is 'faking it'. Here are the guidelines we use.

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11/7/2013
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Finding Shoes that Fit...and Ones Your Kids Will Wear

It is difficult to keep up with your child's growing feet and figuring out what shoes to but. Here is a guide to help.

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9/18/2013
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When Your Child's Heel Hurts

Heel pain in children is not normal. What steps to take when your child is in pain.

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8/7/2013
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Is Your Child Wearing the Right Size Shoes?

How to tell if your child is wearing the right size shoe.

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8/6/2013
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Ingrown Nails and Kids

Some tips on your child's ingrown nail

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5/3/2013
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My child has warts...so what?

Warts unfortunately won't go away on their own, but at PPFAC we have a simple protocol that resolves them in just a few visits.

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4/15/2013
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So your child has an ingrown nail....

Ingrown nails can be painful and can get infected. Don't put off treatment, it will only get worse.

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4/9/2013
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It's not a just a sprained ankle

Sprained ankles are very rare in children. They can be a growth plate fracture and needs to be treated appropriately.

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3/25/2013
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Ouch! Mom, my heel hurts!

Heel pain is very common in young athletes and the sooner you begin treatment, the sooner they will be back to their sport...PAIN-FREE!

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