Are Painful Foot Cramps Cramping Your Style

Our human bodies are both amazing and frightening.  Our body has an incredible ability to heal its own wounds and circulate up to about 2,000 gallons of blood in a day, but it can also act up at times and cause excruciating pain.  This often happens with cramping in our feet – one minute all […]

Age and Your Feet

You may have heard the saying “Aging isn’t for the weak”.  Age can bring about wisdom and life experiences and wonderful memories; however, it can also come with all sorts of surprises when it comes to our health.  Some seriously irritating surprises!  But heel pain doesn’t have to be one of them.  As you age, […]

Ice – Why and How

 Ice; why and how! For every fall, scrape, or accidental run-in with an inanimate object (walls, furniture, curbs, etc.), there is a frozen bag of peas for that. It is the oldest trick in the book!  Using ice to alleviate pain is a method that’s been around for ages. It’s something everyone can identify with. […]

Plantar Warts – What are they?

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Plantar Warts (and probably some stuff you didn’t!) What exactly is/are Plantar Wart(s)? There is some confusion centered around these little blemishes.  Is it really a wart, or could it be something else?  How on earth did I get it?  And how can I get rid of the […]

New Addition: Dr. Ethan Knowlton

We are very pleased to announce a new addition to our team: Dr. Ethan Knowlton has joined Kansas City Foot and Ankle! Early Years Dr. Knowlton grew up in the Chicagoland suburbs in a large family with four boys.  Chaos was the norm in the Knowlton home!  Growing up, Dr. Knowlton had an Uncle who […]