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Wound Care
...The doctors employ the most advanced wound care products to heal your wound, including proper antibiotic management and off loading of the wound with casts, orthotics, bracing, shoes, pads, etc)...

Are Your Feet a Pain in the Back?
...  If your back pain is caused by poor biomechanics of the feet, orthotics may be an effective treatment option...

Fitness and Your Feet
...Custom orthotics is recommended to provide arch and joint support...

The Arch Enemy How to Ease Pain Caused by Flatfoot
... Talk with your podiatrist about the following treatment options: Shoe inserts/ Orthotics Shoe modifications Rest and ice Stretching exercises Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications Surgery Whether you were born with flat feet or you acquired fallen arches over time, if your flat feet are causing you pain or interfering with your day to day activities, visit Foot & Ankle Center Of Illinois...

Custom Orthotics
Custom orthotics is an ounce of prevention worth a pound of cure...

Running the Race to Good Foot Health
...Conservative treatment includes, rest, ice, stretching, and sometimes orthotics or physical therapy...

Metatarsalgia: Ball of Foot Pain
...An experienced podiatrist at our Springfield office may prescribe specially-designed orthotics or shock-absorbing insoles and arch supports to prevent and minimize future problems with metatarsalgia...

Shin Splints: How to Ease Your Lower Leg Pain
...Strengthening exercises, anti-inflammatory agents and custom foot orthotics may also be recommended to reduce symptoms...

Foot & Ankle Depot
...A wide selection of custom orthotics and custom-molded braces are also available for patients...

Fit Feet for Pregnant Moms
... — Use ready-made orthotics or custom orthotics to provide arch support and shock absorption...

Tips to Prevent Shin Splints
... * Inserts and orthotics — Runners should consider using over-the-counter inserts or custom orthotics if they have abnormal biomechanics and lower extremity stress injuries...

Foot problems haven't deterred Nadal's brilliant career
...Apply ice regularly to the posterior tibial tendon for 15-20 minutes 3-4 times a day; * Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications to reduce swelling; * Over-the counter shoes inserts or custom orthotics to provide arch support; * Casts or boots to immobilize the ankle; * Low-impact exercises that are non-load bearing like swimming, biking and elliptical machines; * Physical therapy techniques including acupuncture (to relax muscle knots), ultrasound (deep heat), cold therapy (reduce swelling), electrical stimulators (soft tissue mobilization), corticosteroid injections (anti-inflammatory) and platelet rich plasma (restorative process to promote healing); * Proper footwear to provide support and cushioning; * Alternate footwear after workouts and change out gear after 300-500 miles; * Conditioning and balance routines to strengthen tendons; * Alter fitness activities and incorporate non-impact activities to promote cardiovascular endurance and strength; * Working out in moderation and in a gradual manner; * Cutting Edge MLS Laser therapy to reduce inflammation and pain and to kick-start the healing process...

Relieve Metatarsalgia foot pain today
... For more information on Metatarsalgia, laser treatments and custom orthotics, or to find a board-certified foot and ankle surgeon, call Dr...

Step Up Efforts to Prevent Falls for Seniors
... There are a variety of products that are sometimes prescribed to help a patient achieve better support and stability like orthotics, foot braces, and appropriate shoe gear...

Orthotics are an ounce of prevention worth a pound of cure
...Often, they ask me questions about custom orthotics and if it will improve their quality of life...

Step Up Efforts for Fall Prevention
...This may include the following: Addressing the physical and biomechanical cause for balance impairment Providing home-care foot exercises Channeling patients for physical or occupational therapy Providing patient education, home safety tips, and other fall prevention tips Asking patients to complete a fall risk assessment survey There are a variety of products that may be prescribed to help a patient achieve better support and stability like orthotics, foot braces, and appropriate shoe gear...

Step Up Effort for Fall Prevention
...This may include the following:   Addressing the physical and biomechanical cause for balance impairment Providing home-care foot exercises Channeling patients for physical or occupational therapy Providing patient education, home safety tips, and other fall prevention tips Asking patients to complete a fall risk assessment survey There are a variety of products that may be prescribed to help a patient achieve better support and stability like orthotics, foot braces, and appropriate shoe gear...

Podiatry Plays Vital Role in Fall Prevention
... Non-surgical treatments include anti-inflammatory and pain medications, cold and hot therapy, cortisone injections, and shoe wear and custom orthotics that limit MTP joint motion...

How to Age-Proof Your Feet
... * Wear custom orthotics if you have pain in the ball or heel of your foot, or if you have weak arches...

Don't Let Hammertoes Cramp Your Style
...Over-the-counter foot inserts and custom orthotics help reduce hammertoe pain that is associated with pain at the bottom of the ball of the foot or under the big toe...

Healthy Feet Allow Pujols to Re-emerge
...Supportive insoles, heel cups, and custom orthotics are also used to reduce point load pressures and to distribute pressures more evenly...

Step Ahead of Arthritis
...Walking, standing, or bending may be difficult Nonsurgical Treatment Non-surgical treatment options include nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, bracing, immobilization in removable boots or castes, custom made orthotics, anti-inflammatory steroid injections, weight control, canes or walkers, pain relievers, alternative shoes, exercise, and physical therapy...

"Springfield's Foot and Ankle Specialist" Healthy Cells, September 2013
...A casting room is available to produce molds for custom orthotics...

Kick Off The Season With The Right Shoe
... *If you wear orthotics, use them when trying on shoes...

Shockwave Therapy : Non-invasive Approach to Treating Chronic Heel Pain
... At Montvale Dr Springfield, IL, we've helped numerous patients overcome their chronic heel pain with conservative treatments, including anti-inflammatory medications, stretching exercises and orthotics...

"All about bunions", SJ-R November 14, 2011
...Orthotics will not correct the deformity but will help retard its progression...

Easy Ways to Age-Proof Your Feet
... Wear custom orthotics if you have pain in the ball or heel of your foot, or if you have weak arches...

"Healthy Resolutions for Women's Feet in 2015", SJ-R December 29, 2014
...   Resolution 5: Support your feet with custom orthotics! Custom orthotics are made from cast impressions of your feet and fabricated into inserts for your shoes...

Healthy Resolutions for Women's Feet in 2015, Herald Review January 22, 2015
... Resolution 5: Support your feet with custom orthotics Custom orthotics are made from cast impressions of your feet and fabricated into inserts for your shoes...

Cryosurgery for Fast and Effective Heel Pain Relief
...Generally, rest, anti-inflammatory medications, physical therapy or orthotics can effectively treat the pain...

Foot Scanners for Custom-Fit Orthotics
...Orthotics help correct structural problems and conditions such as heel pain and plantar fasciitis; arch pain; pain related to diabetes or age; and many other foot pains related to bunions, sprains and other conditions...

"Solve Your Kid's Foot Problems Today", SJ-R May 4, 2015
...In many cases, custom orthotics can be successful to treat these problems...

Precise Foot Evaluation with Computerized Gait Analysis
... By analyzing the mechanics of a patient's stance, postural alignment, and flexibility of the hips and back, recommendations can be made for orthotics, shoe modifications or a course of physical therapy designed to strengthen core muscles...

"Fit Feet for Pregnancy" healthycellsmagazine.com
... *Use ready-made orthotics or custom orthotics to provide arch support and shock absorption...

Foot Care Tips for Senior Athletes, SJ-R, July 27, 2015
...Custom orthotics are recommended to provide arch and joint support...

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...Sigle Article, "Orthotics are an Ounce of Prevention Worth a Pound of Cure," PJ-Star...

Step Up Fall Prevention Efforts for Seniors, September 24, 2015
...   Nonsurgical treatment may include the following: cold therapy; anti-inflammatories and pain medications; use of supportive footwear, custom orthotics, foot braces, balance braces, and casting; home therapy; participating in non-load bearing recreation activities; corticosteroid injections; and laser therapy...

Help Your Feet Feel Younger and Beautiful in 2016, SJ-R December 29th, 2015
...   Tip 5: Support your Feet with Custom Orthotics! Custom orthotics are made from cast impressions of your feet and inserted into your shoes...

Treatment Options for Hammertoe Pain, March 08th, 2016
...Here are some tips: Wear comfortable shoes that have a large box around the hammertoes and low heels Visit a shoe repair shop to have your shoes spot-stretched Trim or file down calluses and corns with a pumice stone following a bath or shower Try over-the counter pads, toe sleeves, toe cushions, splints, or shoe inserts Consult with your doctor about custom orthotics and self-help stretching exercises When to Consider Surgery Surgery becomes an option if the conservative treatments do not improve your symptoms or alleviate pain...

"Avoid Shin Splints This Spring," SJ-R Healthy Living, April 9th, 2016
...Consult with your podiatrist about shoe brands that are well-suited for you and custom orthotics and inserts...

What is a Podiatrist
...   Prescribe or fits patients with inserts called orthotics that correct walking patterns...

Bunionectomy: A Surgical Solution to Bunions
...Common conservative treatments include rest, ice, padding, orthotics and footwear modifications...

Expert Corn Removal: Finding the Best Treatment for Painful Corns
...These conservative treatments may include padding to prevent pressure, footwear modifications and orthotics to relieve stress under the foot...

Five Resolutions to End Foot Pain in 2017!
... The use of wider and roomier shoes with arch supports, orthotics, and pads can relieve pressure on the big toe and reduce pain...

Is Your Foot Fracture an Early Sign of Osteoporosis?
...Your podiatrist might recommend orthotics to give you that extra support to your arches...

Senior Games
...Custom orthotics are recommended to provide arch and joint support...

Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors With Foot and Ankle Problems
... Nonsurgical treatment may include the following: cold therapy; anti-inflammatories and pain medications; use of supportive footwear, custom orthotics, foot braces, balance braces, and casting; home therapy; participating in non-load bearing recreation activities; corticosteroid injections; and laser therapy...

New Athletic Foot and Ankle Program Comes to Central Illinois!
... After the season, Rose had laser treatments to get rid of my toenail fungus and custom orthotics made for his shoes “I guess you could say I had a tune-up for college ball,” Rose said, who has signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Ranger College in Texas next year...

Dr. Sigle Explains Innovative New Bunion Surgery
... “I had my bunion for quite a while and seemed to get by with conservative treatments like shoe inserts and custom orthotics,” Susan said...

Joint Pain in the Foot and Ankle
...Custom orthotics may also be prescribed to support the foot, particularly if the issue lies in foot mechanics...

Problems Associated with Flat Foot
...Orthotics are commonly used to lift the foot and give you the cushion that your fallen arches normally would...

Relieve Your Metatarsalgia Foot Pain Today!
...Orthotics is also well suited for individuals who have a high arch because it can prevent the arch from collapsing and relieve stress on the metatarsals...

Quick Advice for Common Foot and Ankle Issues
...Heel stretching, medication to reduce swelling of the soft tissues of the foot and orthotics can all be helpful in providing relief from your heel pain...

Intoeing in Children
... Orthotics have no role in the correction of intoeing...

Are You Dealing With Bunions?
... Other treatment options include orthotics or a combination of physical therapy and medication to relieve pressure and inflammation of the bunion...

What You Can Do About Hammertoes
...To correct this imbalance, talk to your foot doctor about getting custom orthotics (shoe inserts), which can be placed into your shoes to help provide cushioning, support, and shock absorption for your feet...

What to Do When You Keep Getting Blisters
...Use custom orthotics- Orthotic devices are molded pieces of rubber, leather, or other material that are inserted into shoes...

What is Achilles Tendonitis?
...Unless symptoms are severe you may be able to treat your heel pain by: Taking over-the-counter pain medications Avoiding high-impact activities or activities that exacerbate symptoms Elevating the foot to reduce swelling Performing stretching exercises or undergoing physical therapy Icing the heel Wearing custom orthotics Replacing worn-out shoes, especially running shoes Surgery is only necessary if your symptoms aren’t responding to any other nonsurgical treatment options after several months or if the tendon is torn...

Have Plantar Fasciitis? We Can Help
...Orthotics are specially-made devices designed to comfort and support your feet...

Ways a Podiatrist Can Help You
...Whether you are suffering from heel pain or you think your feet could benefit from prescription orthotics, a podiatrist can help determine the best course of action for treating your issues...

Taking Care of Bunions
...You may be able to manage your bunion pain and swelling by: Taking over-the-counter NSAIDs Icing the bunion for up to 15 minutes at a time, 2-3 times a day Placing orthotics into your shoes to alleviate pressure on the joint (talk to your podiatrist about creating custom orthotics) Splinting or taping the foot to improve the structural alignment Wearing appropriate and supportive footwear that doesn’t put pressure on the toes or bunion Applying a bunion pad over the area to prevent a callus from forming while wearing shoes Avoiding certain activities and sports that could exacerbate your condition For many people, these lifestyle changes and simple at-home treatment options are all that’s needed to reduce bunion pain and discomfort, and to prevent the problem from getting worse...

What are Hammertoes?
... Placing custom orthotics into your shoes, which can ease discomfort and prevent pain resulting in a muscular imbalance...

Foot and Ankle Injury Prevention Tips for Seniors
...Custom orthotics is recommended to provide arch and joint support...

Common Disorders of the Achilles Tendon
... Orthotics...

Custom Orthotic Devices
Custom orthotics are medical devices prescribed by a foot and ankle surgeon...

Orthotics
Custom orthotics are medical devices prescribed by a foot and ankle surgeon...

Shin Splints
...A foot and ankle surgeon can treat the condition, recommend proper shoe gear, and evaluate whether orthotics are needed...