Functional, Fast, Feet To Keep You Moving – And Winning!
Foot & Ankle Pain Relief from Experienced Milwaukee, WI Sports Medicine Podiatrists
by Milwaukee Podiatrist, Dr. Brant McCartan
Improving your athletic performance is a complicated puzzle with many parts. Oftentimes, you can seek help from a great coach or a personal trainer. Sticking to the right diet and training program will have you seeing progress. A podiatrist may not be the first thing to come to your mind, but at Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Specialists, we have the answers that can help you if you’re experiencing any kind of foot or ankle pain that hinders your athletic ability.
Milwaukee Sports Medicine Foot Doctors Can Help Improve Your Athletic Performance
The foundation of your body, and many sports, is your feet! Is foot pain holding you back from working out harder and longer? At Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Specialists, our Milwaukee sports medicine foot doctors’ expert training and personal experience can aid you in finding the solutions that will help you get the results you want.
Milwaukee Sports Medicine Podiatrist, Dr. Brant McCartan is an avid runner who has completed multiple marathons. He loves working on biomechanics and how specific shoes and custom orthotics can improve the function of your gait. He trained under the team podiatrist of the Miami Heat, and the team orthopedists of the Boston Red Sox, Celtics, and Bruins, as well as the Boston Ballet Company. Wauwatosa, WI Podiatrist, Dr. Chris Milkie has been a youth basketball coach for over 10 years.
We treat athletes of all ages, including children and teenagers. High school athletes can be prone to many foot and ankle injuries that can cause long-term problems if left untreated. From ankle sprains and fractures in basketball to ingrown toenails in soccer players, we are here to help. Don’t get sidelined by a foot or ankle injury that we can offer you a simple solution for.
Common sports related foot or ankle injuries that we treat include:
- Plantar fasciitis or heel pain
- Tendonitis and tendonosis
- Achilles tendon issues
- Stress fractures
- Metatarsal pain and calluses
- Hallux rigidus or “turf toe”
- Hallux valgus or bunions
- Morton’s neuroma
- Running foot or ankle injuries
- Ankle sprains and fractures
- Balance issues and biomechanics
- Ingrown toenails
- Warts, calluses, and blisters
Did you know that the gear you use on your feet and ankles can help or harm you? What are the right shoes for you? What do all of the terms and technology in athletic shoes really mean – minimalist, trail running, motion control? What about insoles and orthotics? Do they work, and how? What about ankle braces – do they help or hurt you? Even socks can have an impact, but how?
Milwaukee Sports Medicine Foot Doctors Can Help You Find Relief & Get You Back On Your Feet
Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Specialists can help you navigate these complex choices to make the right selections for you. If you have an sports related foot or ankle injury or just want to increase your speed and stamina, make an appointment today. We have the same technology right in our Wisconsin podiatry offices that professional athletes enjoy, such as shockwave therapy. We know how to make your feet work smarter, not harder!
Dr. Brant McCartan – 2013 Boston Marathon
While our podiatry offices in Wisconsin are conveniently located in Wauwatosa, New Berlin, Mequon, and Oak Creek, WI, we offer podiatry services to patients in and around Milwaukee, Wisconsin (WI) including Franklin, Brookfield, Fox Point, Hales Corner, Waukesha, West Allis, Menomonee Falls, and South Milwaukee.
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