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Caring for Your Feet This Summer With Your Favorite Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Specialists

Caring for Your Feet This Summer With Your Favorite Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Specialists

Summertime is when we take off layers of clothing because the warm air feels so good on our skin. This includes wearing sandals without socks or even walking around with bare feet. And while it does feel good to wiggle your toes outside and walk through the grass without shoes, it is important to take […]

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 […]

What causes heel pain? Do high heels cause bunions? Milwaukee Podiatrist Dr. Chris Milkie answers these questions and more.

by Dr. Christopher Milkie 1. Heel pain only comes from standing on hard surfaces. Heel pain can develop for many different reasons including poor shoe support, flat feet, excessive weight, and overuse. Standing all day on hard surfaces can aggrivate the this condition, but has never been proven to be the cause. Many people who […]

Dr. Brant McCartan of Milwaukee Foot Specialists discusses Platelet Rich Plasma, or PRP Therapy. Is it safe? Does it work?

by Dr. Brant McCartan Platelet Rich Plasma therapy, or PRP injections can significantly reduce the recovery time for people suffering from tendon injuries like plantar fasciitis. PRP is a serum of platelet cells taken from your own blood that is injected at the site of the injury. The platelets contain growth factors that can help […]

Learn about a simple tendonitis treatment from Milwaukee podiatrist Dr. Chris Milkie.

by Dr. Christopher Milkie Katie (not her real name) presented to my office complaining of pain on the outside of her foot. She didn’t recall injuring herself. The pain had started about 6 months ago. The symptoms were present every day. She tried some ibuprofen and ice, but neither helped. After a couple of months, […]

Wauwatosa Heel Doctors on Why You May Need Diagnostic Ultrasound

by Dr. Christopher Milkie If you have ever seen a doctor for foot or ankle pain, you probably had an x-ray taken. X-rays are used to determine whether a bone or joint problem is present. A negative result usually indicates some other than the bones are causing your pain. That something other is called soft […]

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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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