Achilles tendon and heel pain in kids and adults

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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 to bother both children […]

Achilles Tendon Pain in Runners

Are you a serious runner planning to take on the Kansas City Marathon this year? Or maybe you just run on occasion to relax, or are trying to get back in shape for the Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot?  With the Kansas City Marathon less than three weeks away, many runners are finishing up their training […]

Heel Pain in Children

With summer coming to a close and fall sports starting up, it’s time to watch for heel and arch pain in your kids. At Kansas City Foot and Ankle, we see several children daily that experience heel and arch pain after sports activities such as practices and games.  Often, the heel pain starts intermittently but […]

Achilles Tendon Rupture

It’s that time of the year again where the temperatures increase and the layers of clothes decrease. This time of year seems to ramp up the activity level as cabin fever has taken its toll on many people. Whether your motivation to increase your activity level is fueled by a desire to enjoy the warmer […]

April is National Foot Health Awareness Month

Your feet carry you through your life’s journey.  Each day your feet are hard at work as you progress through your busy day.  It’s important to keep your hardworking feet, ankles and lower legs healthy as they have a big job to do. When foot health issues such as painful bunions, heel pain or sports-related […]