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 […]

Painful bunions? Surgery isn’t always necessary

Many people are told that to find relief of their bunion pain, they either need to wear bulky cushions over the bumps or find wider or even open shoes.   They may also be told that if the bunion continues to be painful, they would need surgery to correct the deformity.  Unfortunately, a third, often effective […]

Kansas City podiatrist explains how to avoid heel pain flare-ups when wearing summer shoes.

Summer sandals don’t mean so-long orthotics! It’s finally springtime in Overland Park, Kansas.  Everything is blooming and the sun is shining.  It’s time to put those winter clothes away for the season.  You are no longer suffering from heel pain since you have been wearing your Sole Support orthotics all winter.  You pull out your summer […]

Parents out there know that nothing is worse than seeing your child in pain or discomfort. Heel pain is a common complaint for many children between the ages of 8 and 14. A common type of heel pain kids experience is termed Sever’s Disease.  Don’t let the word “disease” frighten you. Sever’s diseaseis not as […]

Eliminate Heel Pain without Cortisone!

Kansas City Foot Specialist Recommends Applying Ice… Internally! Question:  How many cortisone injections does it take to eliminate heel pain? Answer: None.  Zero.  Zilch. Do you dread those first few steps in the morning?  You can’t exercise anymore because of that annoying heel pain?  Have you been putting off seeing a foot doctor because you’ve […]