Podiatrist in Sycamore, IL, Providing State-of-the-Art Treatments for Foot Conditions
The podiatrist at Midwest Orthopaedic Institute in Sycamore, Illinois, knows that active lifestyles are making people of all ages more aware of the importance of having healthy feet. Regular exercise and participation in other physical activities are beneficial in many ways, but they can also make participants more susceptible to a variety of foot injuries and conditions.
Foot pain can have a dramatic impact on a person’s quality of life, but the good news is that it can usually be treated conservatively. The podiatrist at MOI aims to strike an appropriate balance between providing fast relief and carefully evaluating all treatment options. Skilled and experienced in the latest non-surgical treatment methods, our podiatrist generally views surgery as a last resort.
Some common reasons individuals seek care from the podiatrist at MOI in Sycamore, IL, include:
- Foot pain or swelling
- A foot injury, such as a sprain or fracture
- A medical condition, such as diabetes or poor circulation, that affects the feet
- Heel pain, particularly in the morning
- Discomfort while standing or walking
- An impaired ability to participate in certain sports and other activities
- Changes in the appearance of the foot
- Skin problems affecting the feet
- Toenail problems
It’s unfortunate that many people restrict their enjoyment of life simply due to problems with their feet. Our podiatrist has seen patients who were living with unnecessary pain from simple foot ailments that could be easily be treated and resolved. For instance, our podiatrist helps many elderly individuals, some of whom could not even see or reach their feet, to become more comfortable, active, social, and free from pain. Treating patients is more than just looking at their feet, though – our podiatrist takes great pleasure in forging a bond with each patient and watching him or her leave the office with a smile – and a new spring in his or her step.
With a commitment to excellence in all aspects of patient care and education, our podiatrist helps our patients to fully understand their conditions and treatment options so they can make the most informed decisions possible. Allow Midwest Orthopaedic Institute to help you put your best foot forward. Contact us to schedule an appointment with our podiatrist at our office in Sycamore, IL, today.