How do you know when to call the doctor? Many people put off making an appointment, hoping that their problems will resolve on their own. This can often be dangerous, as it can lead to greater injury and a longer recovery. Seeking treatment sooner can often save you a lot of time – and pain! Contact us for an appointment right away if you have:
Pain that continues for more than 72 hours
Swelling of one ankle or foot that continues for more than 24 hours
Pain that increases with exercise or walking
Pain at rest or with elevation of the feet and ankles
Sudden progression or change in your foot posture, or shape
Development of a blister or ulcer on the foot that you did not feel occuring or which is not healing
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.
Our podiatrists, foot surgeons and staff of our Milwaukee area podiatry offices offer the most effective and state-of-the-art, quality podiatry care services with a smile to patients in our local community. Return to a pain-free life and get back to the things you love!