Sever’s Disease (Calcaneal Apophysitis) in Children

Is Your Child Frequently Mentioning Heel Pain? Calcaneal Apophysitis (Sever’s Disease) Calcaneal Apophysitis is a painful inflammation of the heel’s growth plate (physis).  This condition typically affects children between the ages of 8 and 14 years old.  Calcaneal Apophysitis occurs more commonly in boys than girls.  Heel bones, the calcaneus, will not be fully developed […]

Cold feet? It could be a sign of Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral Artery Disease

Cold feet aren’t always a sign of being unable to commit. Cold feet can also be a red flag for Peripheral Artery Disease, also known as PAD. What is Peripheral Artery Disease, (PAD)? PAD, Peripheral Artery Disease, occurs when fatty plaque builds up in the arteries that carry blood from the heart to the legs […]

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 […]

Dry Winter Skin

Kansas City winters can be especially dry, and often many of our patients at Kansas City Foot and Ankle have issues with dry, cracked skin on their feet this time of year.  If left untreated can become significantly painful and cause a whole host of other issues, including wounds and infections. Often the dry weather […]

Winter Foot Health Tips

With winter right around the corner now is the time to start taking inventory of your winter shoe selection as it is starting to get cold in Kansas City! At this time of year, Kansas City Foot and Ankle specialists will typically start seeing an increase in certain types of foot related to pain and […]