Summer Feet!

Summer Feet Kansas City Foot and Ankle

Time to get your feet in shape for the upcoming summer! During the winter, one often hides their feet in socks and enclosed shoes, but you can’t let your feet get too cozy!  Often boney areas will slowly cause areas of irritation or calluses, due to constant friction from your shoes and boots.  The warm […]

Could This Be Gout?

When we think of gout, we think of an older person, like our grandparents.  Most people think it could never happen to them!  Actually, gout is most common in younger men, age 40-50, it can also be seen in post-menopausal women.  In fact, in the United States, it is the most common form of inflammatory […]

Healing Diabetic Wounds

Why hasn’t this wound healed?   Diabetic foot wounds are very unpredictable, and they can be very hard to heal.  They are often a combination of poor circulation, lack of sensation to the feet, and pressure from shoes. Due to peripheral neuropathy, diabetic ulcers may form on the feet but are never felt.  This situation runs […]

How Healthy are Your Arteries?

Have you wondered if you are getting enough blood flow to your feet? Do you ever experience pain in your legs that wakes you up at night?  If you go to the grocery store, do you get a cramping pain in your legs that makes you stop walking, and then start again once the cramping […]