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Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

Outpatient Hammertoe Surgery Available from Your Oak Creek Foot Doctors

by Dr. Christopher Milkie Hammertoe is a deformity of the second, third, or fourth toes. In this condition, the toe is bent at the middle joint, causing it to resemble a hammer. Left untreated, hammertoes can become inflexible and painful, requiring surgery. Hammertoe surgery can be done on an outpatient basis in the doctor’s office […]

Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

Everything You Need to Know About Hammertoe from Your Milwaukee Podiatrists

by Dr. Christopher Milkie Hammertoe is a deformity of the second, third, or fourth toes. In this condition, the toe is bent at the middle joint, causing it to resemble a hammer. Left untreated, hammertoes can become inflexible and require surgery. People with hammertoe may have corns or calluses on the top of the middle […]

Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

Why does my foot hurt? Pain in general is your body is telling you to stop what you are doing. Foot pain is never normal. It can be a cardinal sign of more critical issues to come – precursors to a serious injury.

by Dr. Steven Waldman For Women, Foot Pain is Never Normal. Dr. Steven Waldman is a board certified foot and ankle specialist who has been in practice in the Milwaukee area for 24 years. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (FACFAS) and is a member of the American […]

Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

What is sesamoiditis?

Sesamoid bones are unique in that they are not connected to any other bones in the body. They are two very small bones (about the size of a kernel of corn) on the underside of the foot near the big toe. These two sesamoids provide a smooth surface over which the tendons that control the […]

Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

What causes hammertoes?

Hammertoes are often genetic. They can also be caused by injury, or diseases such as neuropathy, arthritis, and stroke. Hammertoes can also be caused or exacerbated by your shoe choices. Shoes that crowd the toes, such as high heels, or any that are too tight to allow your toes to lay flat, can cause this […]

Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

What are the treatment options for hammertoes?

If your toe is still flexible, wearing accommodative shoes and orthotics can help. If the toe has become stiff, there are several options for surgical correction. Your doctor will discuss which will be the best for you. Hammertoe surgery is usually done in an outpatient setting, and you will go home the same day.

Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

What are my Treatment Options for Hammertoes?

by Dr. Steven Waldman Last week’s blog brought up some common problems known as Hammer, Claw, and Mallet toes. If you are a patient suffering from any of these deformities, here are some of the ways we treat them. As with many medical issues, we start with conservative treatment. We can carefully trim your calluses […]

Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

What is a Hammertoe, and Why Should you See a Podiatrist for Treatment?

by Dr. Steven Waldman Here at Milwaukee Foot Specialists many of our patients complain about their hammer toes. What is a hammer toe? These digital deformities can cause a lot of problems to patients and are just one of the types of deformities categorized into what are known as digital contractures. Some patients find that […]

Our podiatrists use this blog to discuss the topics that impact those suffering from heel, foot and ankle pain. Please feel free to join the discussion!

Is Surgery the Only Option for Your Neuroma Pain?

by Dr. Brant McCartan The problem with neuromas in the foot, or Morton’s Neuroma, is that conservative treatment (rest, ice, orthotics, medications, physical therapy and even injections) helps only about half of the patients that I see with this painful condition. For those who don’t get relief from conservative care, many think that surgery is […]

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Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Specialists of Wauwatosa, Oak Creek, New Berlin and Mequon, Wisconsin (WI) treat all medical and surgical foot and ankle conditions. Licensed Podiatrists, Dr. Steven Waldman, Dr. Christopher Milkie, Dr. Brant McCartan and Dr. Lucy Meier can help bring you foot and ankle pain relief.
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