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 […]

Do-It-Yourself Foot Massage

When you massage the thousands of nerve endings in your feet, you can feel relaxation throughout your whole body!  Regular foot massage can help keep your feet healthy and flexible.  These do-it-yourself foot massage tips will help you get started! Follow these easy steps to give your feet a rejuvenating treat: 1. Deep Massage Grip […]

Will an Injection Stop My Bunion From Hurting?

  Bunion Pain – Cause We have many patients who come to see us due to terrible pain from a bunion that has developed on the side of their foot.  This prompts them to ask the question, “Will an injection stop my bunion from hurting?”  The pain associated with a bunion on your foot is […]

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 […]

Five tips for healthy feet this summer!

It’s finally summer in Kansas City!  The podiatrists at Kansas City Foot and Ankle share these five tips for healthy feet this summer. Think twice before going barefoot:  If your summer plans include spending time at neighborhood pools or local water parks, working out at the gym, staying in hotels while on vacation and going through […]