Fall Foot Care

Fall in Kansas City! The leaves are turning, there is a bit of  chill in the air, and Friday night football is on!  So now that the summer has wound down, and we move into fall and winter, you may think that you can hide your feet in cozy socks and boots and forget about […]

Diabetes-Friendly At-Home Restaurant Style Recipe

Pad Thai Spaghetti Squash – A Diabetes-Friendly At-Home Restaurant Style Meal At Kansas City Foot and Ankle, we often hear that finding tasty recipes, while still diabetes-friendly, is difficult.  While it is entirely possible to find diabetic-friendly menu items at most restaurants these days, it’s also fun to find take-out favorites and adapt them to […]

KCFA and Challenge Air Day!

Kansas City Foot and Ankle and Challenge Air Day Kansas City Foot and Ankle had the honor of volunteering with the Challenge Air  organization’s annual Fly Day at the downtown airport in Kansas City this past weekend.  The whole staff is on a bit of a high this week after participating!  This is the 3rd […]

Tips for Living Life with Diabetes

We would like to share some tips to living life with diabetes which include taking extra precautions with your diet, and caring for your feet.  A major risk to having diabetes is that you are at increased risk of developing foot wounds.  And if a wound is developed and it won’t heal, amputation may become […]

Sever’s Disease (Calcaneal Apophysitis) in Children

Is Your Child Frequently Mentioning Heel Pain? Calcaneal Apophysitis (Sever’s Disease) Calcaneal Apophysitis, or Sever’s Disease, is a painful inflammation of the heel’s growth plate (physis).  This condition typically affects children between the ages of 8 and 14 years old.  Calcaneal Apophysitis occurs more commonly in boys than girls.  Heel bones, the calcaneus, will not […]