Are Painful Foot Cramps Cramping Your Style

Our human bodies are both amazing and frightening.  Our body has an incredible ability to heal its own wounds and circulate up to about 2,000 gallons of blood in a day, but it can also act up at times and cause excruciating pain.  This often happens with cramping in our feet – one minute all […]

Smelly Feet – Got ’em??

Summer in Kansas City is HOT!  And with heat comes sweat.  And with sweat comes odor – especially where your feet are concerned!  Medically known as bromodosis, stinky feet are a common year-round problem, but can be worse in the summer.  The best way to combat the smell is to find the source of the […]

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 […]

Do our Podiatrists Recommend Walking Barefoot?

As more people are staying home right now, it begs the question: Is it a good idea to walk barefoot in your home?  Walking barefoot might be something you only do at home. But for many, walking and exercising barefoot is a practice they do daily.  Do our podiatrists recommend walking barefoot?  The answer can […]

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 […]