Definition of ‘Expert’

expert:  ex·​pert | \ ˈek-ˌspərt  , ik-ˈspərt  \ n: a person who has extensive skill or knowledge in a particular field adj: skillful or knowledgeable; of, involving, or done by an expert: an expert job. Synonyms: Noun: ace, adept, artist, authority, guru, maestro, proficient, scholar, shark, sharp, whiz, wizard Adjective: adroit, artful, bravura, deft, delicate, dexterous, masterful, practiced, skillful, virtuoso, workmanlike Antonyms: Noun: amateur, inexpert, nonexpert Adjective: amateur, amateurish, artless, unprofessional, unskillful […]

Diabetic Health and the Holidays

Happy Holidays! We survived Halloween, which lead into Thanksgiving, and now, we are facing a month-long stretch of holiday parties and food-heavy activities leading up to Christmas and topped off with New Year’s!  Add to that it is cold outside, which not only limits our ability to get any outdoor activity, but also dampens the […]

Custom Orthotics and Winter Boots

Kansas City – It’s beginning to look a lot like….WINTER!!  As this week starts out cold and dreary, I bet that lots of us are pulling out our winter boots.  You’ve got the tall riding boots, booties in various heights, thin high heel boots and thick chunky wedges – we love them all!  But, can […]

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 […]

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 […]