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 […]

Dr. Stephanie Jameson Giving Back

Dr. Stephanie Jameson

Last week our own, Dr. Stephanie Jameson boarded a plane and headed to the Yucatan Peninsula to volunteer at her first medical mission trip. Dr. Jameson has always had a strong desire to volunteer her time and expertise, and the Yucatan Crippled Children’s Project, (YCCP), seemed to be the perfect trip for her. What is […]

Hair Tourniquet Syndrome

As a new parent, like all new parents, I find myself continually rifling through a repetitive mental checklist every time I hear the new addition to the family start to cry. Is she too hot? Is she too cold? When did she last eat? (She can’t possibly be hungry already). Does she need to be […]

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 […]