Archive for 2019

Best Practices For Ankle Injury Prevention

In our last blog we talked about ankle pain while running and most common ankle injuries. Today we’ll discuss best practices for preventing injuries. Wear shoes that fit.This point cannot be stressed enough. Wearing poorly-fitting shoes will eventually lead to a painful, and sometime permanent foot condition. A well-fitting shoe should provide the entire ankle […]

Have Ankle Pain While Running? This Could Be Why

With spring in full effect and the weather becoming nicer, more and more people are venturing outside for daily jogs, marathons, or even hitting the treadmill on those rainy days. While from a bird eye view running seems like a relatively harmless sport, ankle and foot injuries are still very common and can happen anytime […]

Spring Foot Care Tips

Spring has officially sprung! It’s time to release your toes from their winter slumber and bring out the fun, flirty sandals. Most of us could use a bit of pampering before we put our feet on display. So, before you slip into open-toed shoes, learn how to give your feet a seasonal makeover. 1. Pamper […]

Evanston Podiatric Surgeons and Mag Mile Foot and Ankle Institute Welcomes New Associate Podiatrist to the Team

(Chicago, IL) – March 18th, 2019 – The physicians at Evanston Podiatric Surgeons and Mag Mile Foot and Ankle Institute collectively, proudly welcome Dr. Zubair Khan to their flourishing Chicago and Evanston podiatry practices. Dr. Khan brings extensive expertise in routine podiatry care, elective surgery, wound care/limb salvage, and trauma and reconstruction. Dr. Khan received […]

Foot and Ankle Arthritis

What is Osteoarthritis? As you age, your chance for developing osteoarthritis increases. Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative joint disease, happens when the cartilage between your joints wears away and causes the bones to grind against one another.  When this happens, the cushioning pad for the bones is gone, and as a result, moving your body can […]

4 Common Foot Problems and How to Avoid Them

Blisters Blisters are one of the most common foot problems and happen to almost everyone. At worst, they can be annoying and sometimes get in the way of daily activities like walking, running, and exercising. Blisters get bigger when fluid builds between the torn skin and your toe, which can be painful when they burst. […]