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When to Seek Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis

When to Seek Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis

When to Seek Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis Though plantar fasciitis doesn’t need surgery in most cases, it’s better to find out for sure and avoid potential complications. There are some potential issues that could lead to more significant problems, so let’s go over some of those in this article. Chronic Heel Pain If plantar fasciitis […]

Healthy Habits for Plantar Fasciitis

Healthy Habits for Plantar Fasciitis By now you probably know that plantar fasciitis is not a pleasant affliction to have. As with most diseases and conditions, prevention is the best medicine. In this article, we’ll take a look at some effective preventative measures you can take to avoid plantar fasciitis and its associated pain. Preventing […]

The Most Common Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis

The Most Common Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis There are several symptoms of plantar fasciitis, and some symptoms coincide with other conditions, too. Before you go in to see a doctor for your condition, it would help to determine exactly what symptoms you have. If you know what to look for, it’s easier to determine whether […]

How Does Plantar Fasciitis Relate to Heel Pain?

Heel pain can be caused by a number of conditions, plantar fasciitis being one of the most common. The best way to confirm what may be causing your heel pain is to see a foot and ankle specialist for an accurate diagnosis. Some other causes of heel pain are stress fractures, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation, […]

Plantar Fasciitis: The Most Common Cause of Heel Pain

What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis occurs when the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue connecting your heel to the base of your toes along the bottoms of your feet, becomes inflamed and painful. It usually causes stabbing pain in the foot, most often when you first get up in the morning. Plantar fasciitis […]

Our best tips for how to stay healthy in this season of feasts, drinks, and parties.

by Dr. Steven Waldman With busy schedules, party food and drinks, and the desire to indulge in the name of being festive, the holiday season can be a tough time to stay on-track with your diabetes management. As always, talk to your health care provider if you have any specific questions or are not feeling […]

Dr. Steven Waldman describes one thing anyone can do at home to make their blood glucose testing more accurate.

by Dr. Steven Waldman Everyone with diabetes should know how to accurately test their blood sugar. Knowing your levels can help you manage them with greater precision. Better management can result in fewer complications from your diabetes. Follow these easy tips to improve the quality of your test results. 1. Wash your hands! Residue on […]

Dos and Don’t for Diabetics

by Dr. Steven Waldman Staying healthy as a diabetic requires regular visits at a podiatrist’s office, but that’s not all. There are many things a diabetic patient can do, and avoid doing, to stay in control of their disease. Keep this list in mind to lower your risk of further complications from diabetes. DO Control […]

Dr. Brant McCartan explains Foot Ulcer Causes and Treatment Options

by Dr. Brant McCartan By definition, a break in the surface of the skin is a dermatological ulcer. If the break in your skin is on your foot, it may be time to see a podiatrist. Ulcers can occur for a variety of reasons. Sometimes they can be a sign of something serious. Ulcers may […]

If you suffer from abnormal swelling in your legs, compression socks (and in some cases medical grade stockings) can be very beneficial.

by Dr. Steven Waldman Compression socks can be miracle workers. They are a relatively harmless treatment method that have very little side-effects. Yes, they may be hard to get on, but overall their benefits can truly outweigh this slight negative. To understand a little bit about why compression socks work, lets take a quick look […]

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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 and Dr. Lucy Meier can help bring you foot and ankle pain relief.
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