A look into your future

There is a mystery that surrounds fortune tellers that makes them an irresistible attraction.  The idea that they can help us peer into our future is almost too good to be true.  At one point or another, we all yearn to have this type of foresight.  Behind that swirling crystal ball may be the answer […]

Gout Makes You Want To Shout!

Kansas City Foot and Ankle explains the Gentlemen’s Disease What do singer Jared Leto, baseball pitcher David Wells, King Henry VIII of England, and inventor Benjamin Franklin all have in common? Apart from being men, they all had a condition called gout. Gout is a disease that arises from the buildup of uric acid crystals […]

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 […]

Women, do you have a fear of toenail fungus?

Women, do you have an overwhelming fear of acquiring toenail fungus? Crumbling and discolored nails are never in fashion. It’s common these days to go have a pedicure at our local nail salon.  Does this faux pas make you think twice before going for a quick pedi?  To protect yourself from acquiring fungus, take a look […]

Do flat feet leave you flat out?

Do flat feet leave you flat out? Do you have flat feet?  And do your flat feet hurt?  Did you know that there are shoes designed specifically for flat feet?  Motion control shoes were developed to stop the foot from pronating. Pronating is basically when the foot falls flat or the arch collapses.  Traditionally, the […]