Archive for 2015

Happy New Year 2015!

I have to admit that I am sometimes a bit of a statistics geek. The thought of New Year’s resolutions bring on a flood of statistics. Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for 2015*   Lose Weight  Get Organized   Spend Less, Save More   Enjoy Life to the Fullest   Staying Fit and Healthy   […]

What Size Shoes Do Elves Wear?

What Size Shoes Do Elves Wear? I was thinking about this question this morning. Yes, that is the sort of thing that goes through my mind when I am writing this blog. As you probably can guess, my thoughts then turn to more serious matters and I switch gears. But since Christmas is in two […]

4 Tips for Getting the Right Ski Boots

The winter holidays are coming up and we know that many of you will head to the slopes if not over the holiday then over the next few months. One of the most important things about your day on the slope will be your ski boots.  Your ski boots will control your day on the […]

Welcome Dr. Siegel!

Welcome to Dr. Adam Siegel! We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Adam Siegel to our staff at Evanston Podiatric Surgeons and Mag Mile Foot and Ankle Institute! While we don’t exactly understand why someone would move from Ft. Lauderdale to Chicago (we are not always fans of winter), we are so glad that he is […]

Planning for the End of the Year

The end of the year is time for many things. There are many holidays and the shortest day of the year. I love the shortest day of the year. Why?  Because it means that we are going to have longer days coming. We won’t be in the dark forever!It is also time to look at […]

4 Habits for People with Peripheral Neuropathy

If you have peripheral neuropathy there are four other habits that you need start. I know I am pushing it asking for all this but it is for you not me. 1.       I want you to stop walking around in your bare feet. I mean never walk around in your bare feet. If you cannot […]

What is Peripheral Neuropathy?

We are talking about Diabetes during the month of November. This week we will talk about Peripheral Neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy is a disease that is most often seen in conjunction with diabetes. Remember in the first post of this series we talked about how uncontrolled diabetes means that the glucose generated by your body from […]

5 Habits for Foot Health

During Diabetes Awareness month, we are going to do a series of posts on how a person with diabetes needs to take care of their feet. Uncontrolled diabetes can affect the feet in several ways. The result of continuing to have uncontrolled diabetes can lead to amputation of the foot and/or leg. This is a […]

Diabetes and foot affects

Chances are you or someone you know had diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association, Nearly 30 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes and another 86 million are at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. There is not just one kind of diabetes There are many different types of diabetes. While […]

10 Foot Trivia Questions

This week we will do a little foot trivia test. Yes, all the questions have been covered in prior blog posts.  No, I am not doing this to see if you are paying attention. (Well, um.. maybe) The questions are just little fun facts about feet. 1.        Which of the following have flat feet? a.       […]