Be smart to prevent injuries while increasing your activities this summer

The change in seasons and warmer weather rolling into the Kansas City area acts as a great motivator to get outside and start becoming more active. The problem with this new motivation is that going from a more sedentary level of activity, during the winter months, to a more active lifestyle during the warmer summer […]

Hair Tourniquet Syndrome

As a new parent, like all new parents, I find myself continually rifling through a repetitive mental checklist every time I hear the new addition to the family start to cry. Is she too hot? Is she too cold? When did she last eat? (She can’t possibly be hungry already). Does she need to be […]

Do You Have Hammertoes?

hammertoes

Have your toes become crooked, or curled down over the years?  Are you getting pain on the tops of your toes with shoe pressure, or pain at the end of the toes or between them?  You may be developing hammertoes, a common condition where your toes have become curled down or turned in one direction […]

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 […]