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Our podiatry team at Prairie Path Foot & 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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2/13/2015
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What does frostbite look like in the foot?

Red, burning skin on your feet after exposure to cold weather may be frostbite. Treat it fast, starting with a visit to Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic 630-834-3668

Category: Warts & Skin Conditions

2/12/2015
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Big toe pain in shoes may be from an ingrown toenail

Ingrown toenails can be a pesky problem. Read on to see what an ingrown nail is and how to manage it.

Category: Troublesome Toenails

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

1/30/2015
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How to prevent a blood clot from occurring

You can prevent a blood clot from occurring, and you should also see your foot doctor for any foot or ankle needs. Contact our office 630-834-3668

Category: Injuries

1/29/2015
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Could wedges have cured my plantar fasciitis?

One woman recently told me the success story of curing her plantar fasciitis by wearing wedges-read on to see if this is all hocus pocus or holds some truth.

Category: Heel Pain

1/22/2015
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Don't think that the cold weather will spare you dehydration

Pay close attention to hydration this winter to avoid injury.

Category: Injuries

1/16/2015
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When you are running or exercising, invest in comfort

When you are running or exercising, be sure to have your feet in tip top shape. For solutions to foot problems, contact our office 630-834-3668

Category: Runners

1/15/2015
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Bump on the back of your heel? Maybe it's a Haglund's ...

Learn a little about this foot condition with a funny name!

Category: Heel Pain

1/9/2015
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Coffee before I run?

Coffee before I run?

Category: Runners

1/8/2015
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Big toe pain from bunions

What can you do about your bunion?

Category: Bumps and Bunions

1/6/2015
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Baby it's cold outside....Running tips to stay safe!

We've been in your shoes! Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinic's podiatrists treat runners because we are runners. Call 630-834-3668 for your foot and ankle needs.

Category: Runners

1/3/2015
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How can I control gout this holiday season?

How can I control gout this holiday season?

Category: Joint Pain

1/2/2015
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What is a DVT?

What is a DVT?

Category: General

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?

Category: Kids Feet

12/26/2014
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top 5 running injuries in women

Beware of the top 5 running injuries in women

Category: Women's Foot Health

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.

Category: Kids Feet

12/19/2014
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The holidays are coming... are your feet ready?

The holidays are coming, are your feet ready?

Category: Women's Foot Health

12/18/2014
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Sesamoiditis

Pain in the ball of the foot can be from sesamoiditis. Read on to learn if this might be what's been making each step hurt!

Category: Joint Pain

12/12/2014
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A new pair of shoes is no substitute for orthotics

A new pair of shoes is no substitute for orthotics

Category: Orthotics and Shoes

12/11/2014
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Flat feet or high arched feet?

We are surrounded by information about flat feet...what about high arched feet though - are these the ideal foot?

Category: Injuries

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

12/9/2014
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Orthotic Tips

7 great orthotic tips!! Prairie Path Foot & Ankle Clinics Elmhurst, IL. Call us today (630) 834-3668.

Category: Orthotics and Shoes

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

Diabetes won't hold you back form sports

Category: Diabetes and your feet

12/4/2014
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Rudolph Ramble 8K - Another Fun Run!

Run through Lincoln Park for this great event, toy donations to be dropped off at packet pick up and race day!

Category: Runners

11/25/2014
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Hockey is Back!

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

Category: General

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