Category: Foot Pain

You Can Put an Arch in Flat Feet

Flat feet are a problem to the long-term viability of your foot and ankle health. Stavros O. Alexopoulos, DPM has a great amount of experience treating flat feet. If you have this condition, you should contact us now so that we can schedule your visit with Dr. Alexopoulos at My Chicago Foot Expert located in […]

Doctors See More Achilles Tendon Injuries

An Achilles tendon injury, either a tear or a rupture, can happen to anyone – even well-conditioned athletes. The Achilles tendon connects the heel bone to the calf muscles. It’s the largest tendon in the body and we use it every day to stand, walk, run and go up onto your toes. We Are Seeing […]

Bursitis Symptoms Can Resemble Tendonitis

Bursitis is most commonly associated with the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee. But bursitis can also occur in the foot and near the Achilles tendon. A bursa is a small sac of fluid that cushions and lubricates certain areas where bones, tendons, muscles or ligaments rub together. When this sac becomes swollen and painful, bursitis […]

What Could Be Causing My Foot Arch Pain?

All too often we ignore our foot pain, wishing and hoping that it will just go away. But foot pain is not normal and in many cases won’t be resolved without professional help. One of the most common types of foot discomfort is pain in the arch of the foot. Your Foot’s Arch Your foot […]

Could Your Foot Pain Be a Stress Fracture?

Imagine the pressures placed on your feet when you run or even walk. Each of the 26 bones in your foot must bear your body weight and so are subject to stress fractures. When muscles are fatigued or become overloaded, they transfer the stress to adjacent bones. When this happens over and over, the bones […]