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 […]

Diabetes-Friendly At-Home Restaurant Style Recipe

Pad Thai Spaghetti Squash – A Diabetes-Friendly At-Home Restaurant Style Meal At Kansas City Foot and Ankle, we often hear that finding tasty recipes, while still diabetes-friendly, is difficult.  While it is entirely possible to find diabetic-friendly menu items at most restaurants these days, it’s also fun to find take-out favorites and adapt them to […]

Sever’s Disease (Calcaneal Apophysitis) in Children

Is Your Child Frequently Mentioning Heel Pain? Calcaneal Apophysitis (Sever’s Disease) Calcaneal Apophysitis, or Sever’s Disease, 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 […]

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 […]