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 […]

Avoiding Injury While Summer Biking

Summertime is the perfect time to jump on your two-wheeled pedaler and get moving!  Before you do, take some caution and read on about some common bike riding related foot injuries.  We will also share some tips on avoiding injury while summer biking! Common Biking Injuries and ways to prevent them 1.  Hot Foot Definition: […]

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 […]

When it comes to your health, you want options

More is always better, right?  Well, it depends.  If you’re talking about choosing a product to purchase, having more options may not be in your best interest.  Iyengar and Lepper of Columbia and Stanford Universities respectively, found in their 2000 study that consumers were more likely to buy jam when given the option of choosing […]

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 […]