Ice – Why and How

 Ice; why and how! For every fall, scrape, or accidental run-in with an inanimate object (walls, furniture, curbs, etc.), there is a frozen bag of peas for that. It is the oldest trick in the book!  Using ice to alleviate pain is a method that’s been around for ages. It’s something everyone can identify with. […]

10 Things You Need to Know About Your Feet

Our feet are often a neglected part of our bodies.  We rarely give them a second thought, unless they are causing us pain.  And with the way things are right now, many of us are not frequenting nail salons for pedicures. This article will share some surprising facts about your feet.  Read on about 10 […]

Diabetic Health and the Holidays

Happy Holidays! We survived Halloween, which lead into Thanksgiving, and now, we are facing a month-long stretch of holiday parties and food-heavy activities leading up to Christmas and topped off with New Year’s!  Add to that it is cold outside, which not only limits our ability to get any outdoor activity, but also dampens the […]

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 […]

Dry Winter Skin

Kansas City winters can be especially dry!  Many of our patients have issues with dry, cracked skin on their feet this time of year.  If left untreated, it can become significantly painful.  And cracked skin can cause a whole host of other issues, including wounds and infections. The dry weather along with indoor heating and […]