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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!

What Shoes Should I Wear This Weekend? By Your Favorite New Berlin, WI Foot Doctors

We begin to trade in our sweaters and jackets in favor of something a little lighter during the summer. The same goes for our footwear, too. As we happily swap out our winter boots in favor of less clunky options, we tend to reach for either the most fashion-forward or comfortable choices, but as your favorite New […]

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!

Running Shoe Trends Of 2016 By Oak Tree, WI Top Rated Foot Doctor

Bringing Back the Bounce This year’s running trend in Oak Tree, WI is all about the cushion.   Today’s running shoe mentality has shifted from barefoot is king to give me pillows with strings.  Lucky for runners, most shoe companies are somewhere in the middle and developing new technology every day to help our game.  New […]

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!

How do I make my ski boots more comfortable?

A patient came in to the office today with several questions about cross-country ski boots. She had a small bunion on her right foot, and mentioned that she replaced her old (rigid) boots to a newer, wider, more flexible style. Since the switch, her right foot has been feeling better, but after a couple of […]

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!

South Milwaukee Podiatrists Explain More About Shoe Inserts and Orthotics

by Dr. Christopher Milkie Orthotics, also known as orthoses, refers to any device inserted into a shoe, ranging from felt pads to custom-made shoe inserts that correct an abnormal or irregular, walking pattern. Sometimes called arch supports, orthotics allow people to stand, walk, and run more efficiently and comfortably. While over-the-counter orthotics are available and […]

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!

Safe Workouts Start with the Right Shoes

by Dr. Christopher Milkie You’ve joined a gym and your exercise program is all planned out. Now you’re ready to hit the treadmill, right? Not if you don’t have the correct athletic shoes, warns the American Podiatric Medical Association. Choosing the proper athletic shoes can go a long way toward preventing many foot-related injuries. Your […]

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!

You may have the right shoes – but are you wearing them when you really need them?

by Dr. Brant McCartan Medical problems aren’t always complicated! Sometimes a simple solution like wearing the correct pair of shoes can help back, knee, and foot pain. Many of us realize that a good pair of running shoes is necessary for runners, that football players need to wear cleats, and that high heels can cause […]

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!

The Secret to Relieving Most Foot Problems (and some Knee and Back Problems, too)

by Dr. Christopher Milkie Dr. Chris Milkie of Milwaukee Foot Specialists explains custom Orthotics – how are these different from the insoles that you can buy in a store? How can they help end your foot pain, and even some back and knee pain? How are Orthotics made, and what is the advantage to getthing […]

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 pronation of the foot?

Pronation is when your foot rolls or tilts inward. It is common in people with flat feet, and can commonly be called “collapsed” or “fallen” arches. When you pronate too much, your foot and ankle cannot support your body correctly – your knees, hip and back can be twisted out of alignment. In addition, greater […]

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 Metatarsalgia?

Pain and soreness in the the ball of the foot is known as Metatarsalgia. For many people, it is caused by instability in the joints of the smaller toes. Overuse, including frequent sprains and overstretched ligaments can lead to increased flexibility in these joints. For an athlete, years of overuse and extreme motion in 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!

I have orthotics – how often do I need to have them checked? How long will they last?

If it has been over one year since you received your orthotics, you should have a check-up for any needed adjustments. Your feet may have changed within the past year, and may need to be re-evaluated. Generally, the lifespan of a pair of orthotics is about 2 years. This can be influenced by a number […]

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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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