Tips for Living Life with Diabetes

We would like to share some tips to living life with diabetes which include taking extra precautions with your diet, and caring for your feet.  A major risk to having diabetes is that you are at increased risk of developing foot wounds.  And if a wound is developed and it won’t heal, amputation may become […]

Summer Feet!

Summer Feet Kansas City Foot and Ankle

Time to get your feet in shape for the upcoming summer! During the winter, one often hides their feet in socks and enclosed shoes, but you can’t let your feet get too cozy!  Often boney areas will slowly cause areas of irritation or calluses, due to constant friction from your shoes and boots.  The warm […]

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 […]