Gents, It’s Time to Step Up Your Foot Health Game This Men’s Health Month!

Gents, It’s Time to Step Up Your Foot Health Game This Men’s Health Month!

June is Men’s Health Month, a time to focus on preventive healthcare for the entire male population. Foot and ankle care plays a crucial role in maintaining an active lifestyle, mainly because men are more likely to experience some podiatric problems compared to women. With that in mind, here’s a breakdown of standard foot issues…

The Benefits of Custom Orthotics for Athletes

The Benefits of Custom Orthotics for Athletes

For athletes, peak performance depends on a strong-footed foundation. Custom orthotics provide a personalized solution that can enhance athletic performance, prevent injuries, and improve recovery. We at My Chicago Foot Expert are experts when it comes to these custom inserts, so let’s explore their function and athletic benefits. The Athlete’s Foot: A Delicate Balance The…

Pedal Pain Free to Close Out National Bike Month

Pedal Pain Free to Close Out National Bike Month

National Bike Month is almost over, but there’s still time to honor it with a quick ride around town! Cycling is a fantastic way to get around the city or enjoy the outdoors. However, like any exercise, it can also lead to overuse injuries if proper precautions aren’t taken. My Chicago Foot Expert is here…

3 Basketball Injuries a Podiatrist Handles Best: Keep Your Layups Lightning Fast

3 Basketball Injuries a Podiatrist Handles Best: Keep Your Layups Lightning Fast

It’s been a great year for basketball, but for those of us watching at home, it’s easy to forget the cost of all that leaping and sprinting! My Chicago Foot Expert has helped out all kinds of players, from top-tier athletes to after-work enthusiasts. For this blog post, we’ve decided to share some helpful info…

Fend off Fungus to Protect Your Summer Fun!

Fend off Fungus to Protect Your Summer Fun!

Summer means sandy beaches, sunshine, and refreshing dips in the pool. But lurking beneath the carefree vibes is a potential party crasher –nasty, persistent fungal infections. Some estimates suggest that fungal nail infections might affect up to 14% of the general population, so they’re both common and unpleasant. The team at My Chicago Foot Expert…

Why Your Child Might Need a Podiatrist

Why Your Child Might Need a Podiatrist

It’s easy to think of podiatrists as specialists in sports medicine, mobility maintenance, or diabetic care. Yet despite the apparent value all those services provide, there’s one facet of podiatry that the team at My Chicago Foot Expert wishes patients knew a little more about: Pediatric Care! A DPM can make a big difference in…

SWIFT: Safe and Effective Wart Removal for Kids

SWIFT: Safe and Effective Wart Removal for Kids

Plantar warts, consequences of the HPV virus, can irritate and ache, nagging you with every step. These rough bumps on the soles of the feet can be a nuisance for anyone, and they can also stick around for years without proper treatment! Active young kids are especially affected by the discomfort; combine that with the…

Bunions Got You Down? Here’s How a Podiatrist Can Help!

Bunions Got You Down? Here’s How a Podiatrist Can Help!

Bunion pain can limit mobility and harm your quality of life via constant aches. After all, that bony bump at the base of your big toe is more than just unsightly; it can cause discomfort, inflict inflammation, and limit your ability to wear certain shoes. Fortunately, there are ways to manage and even reduce bunions,…

4 Forms of Heel Pain, 1 Way to Sidestep Them All

4 Forms of Heel Pain, 1 Way to Sidestep Them All

April’s National Foot Health Awareness Month serves as a useful reminder to prioritize your well-being from the ground up. And at My Chicago Foot Expert, we know that a little knowledge ahead of time can go a long way, helping you step past aches that are more avoidable than you might think. That’s why this…

Aching Arches? Understanding and Addressing Common Causes

Aching Arches? Understanding and Addressing Common Causes

Foot pain is a common issue, and arch pain can be a particularly frustrating variant. But before you resign yourself to a life of discomfort, know this: There are many reasons why your arches might be aching, and most have effective solutions! The team at My Chicago Foot Expert wants you informed and prepared. Let’s…

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