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  • Helping You Manage Your Ankle Pain
    Your best podiatric health depends on many factors, including freedom from pain. At Norridge Foot Clinic, Dr. Laura Pickard helps many people in the Norridge, IL, area who have painful Read more
  • The Symptoms of Arch Pain
    The Symptoms of Arch Pain The arches of your feet run along the bottom of your feet from the ball to the heel. They transfer weight and absorb shock when you Read more
  • Preventing Bunion Formation
    If you are suffering from bunions, you know how uncomfortable they can be. Causing friction and pain, these protrusions on the side of your big toe make wearing shoes unpleasant, Read more
  • Solutions For Toenail Fungus
    Onychomycosis is the technical term for toenail fungus. It’s when fungus gets under the nail and causes an infection. You’ll notice that the nail changes color and starts emitting an Read more
  • What Is Morton's Neuroma?
    A podiatrist can help you with a variety of conditions that affect the feet, including Morton’s neuroma. A neuroma is the thickening of nerve tissue in the body, with Morton's Read more
  • Prevent Injuries With The Right Shoes
    Exercise is an important aspect of keeping our bodies healthy and happy. That’s why it’s so important to wear the correct shoes for certain activities. Whether you’re an athlete, workout Read more
  • Arch Disorders
    The arches of the feet play a role in supporting your body’s weight when standing or in motion. The tarsal and metatarsal bones make up the arches of the feet, Read more
  • Treating and Dealing With Athlete's Foot
    Athlete’s foot is a common fungal infection of the feet that is typically characterized by itchy, burning patches of skin between the toes that may also crack or bleed. Since Read more
  • Treating Tendon and Joint Pain
    There are 52 bones in your feet and ankles, which means that feet contain about 25 percent of the bones in our bodies. Our feet also contain about 20-25 percent Read more
  • Treating Broken Metatarsals
    Did you know that the metatarsals, or bones in the foot, are the most commonly broken bones in the human body? These long bones run the length of the foot Read more
  • The Importance Of Diabetic Foot Care
    If you have diabetes, you must understand that the health of your lower extremities is in danger. Diabetes compromises skin integrity, circulation, nerve function and more in the feet and Read more
  • Are You Struggling with Heel Pain?
    Heel pain is a common foot problem that podiatrists often treat. Knowing the cause of your pain is important in determining the most effective treatment method. Even if the pain Read more
  • Treating and Preventing Peripheral Artery Disease
    Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a condition that often affects blood flow to the legs due to narrowing of the arteries. PAD is caused by atherosclerosis, a serious condition in Read more
  • Signs And Symptoms Of Ankle Pain and How We Can Help
    Ankle pain is more than just a minor annoyance. When your ankle hurts, everything becomes much more difficult, from walking your dog to sleeping at night. Fortunately, your Norridge, IL, Read more
  • Treating Warts
    Oddly enough, there are a lot of Old Wives Tales and folk remedies surrounding warts. Perhaps you’ve even heard of some one them; however, if you end up dealing with Read more
  • Taking Care of a Sprained Ankle
    One wrong step and you could just end up dealing with a sprained ankle. A sprain occurs when the ankle suddenly rolls inwards or outwards, which jolts the ankle joint Read more

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