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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Can knee and back pain be caused by your feet?

Many knee and back problems come from poor foot structure and function. Just by changing the alignment of the feet with custom arch supports, or orthotics, many chronic knee and back problems have disappeared. If you experience knee and back pain that isn’t from an injury, it is wise to have your feet evaluated. A […]

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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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