Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT): Five Reasons to Consider

At Kansas City Foot and Ankle, our doctors utilize ESWT to treat common foot and ankle conditions.  Let’s talk about five reasons to consider Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT). First, ESWT is commonly used to treat the following inflammatory conditions: Plantar Fasciitis (heel and arch pain) Achilles tendinitis Other tendinitis Joint pain and inflammation such […]

Achilles Tendon and Heel Pain in Kids and Adults

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Heel and Arch Pain With fall sports in full swing, it is time to be on the lookout for heel and arch pain! One of the most common areas where we see the pain this time of year is the back of the heel, where the Achilles tendon attaches to the heel bone. This tends […]

Cowboy boots and foot health

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    YEEHAW!!!! Whether you’re suiting up at the break of dawn to go and herd the cattle, going horseback riding, grabbing your partner to do some line dancing, or you simply want something to go with your best pair of jeans, the cowboy boot has survived the test of time and remains a go-to […]