Numerous conditions can lead to debilitating foot pain. The expert surgical team at Chicago Surgical Clinic in Arlington Heights, Illinois, includes podiatrist and foot and ankle doctor John F. Kane, DPM. He is highly regarded by both colleagues and patients for his skill and patient-first approach to medical care. Whether your foot pain is due to an acute injury or you have persistent pain due to a chronic condition, you can rely on Dr. Kane’s medical expertise. Call the office or use online booking to schedule an appointment today.
Foot pain is often a result of a traumatic injury that may occur at home, work, or even while running errands. Injuries are also commonly sustained during activities that involve sports and exercise.
These issues have one thing in common — they’re of sudden onset and considered “acute” in the medical world. Acute injuries to the foot and ankle may include:
Dr. Kane’s medical training and skill as a surgeon equips him to manage both simple and complex foot and ankle injuries, for which Chicago Surgical Clinic also provides emergency services.
Conditions that cause chronic foot pain include:
Some of these conditions are due to inappropriate or ill-fitting shoes and/or the wear and tear that occurs with aging. Repetitive use injuries sustained at work or during sports and exercise activities can also create chronic foot conditions. Obesity can be another factor as it places an extra burden on your feet.
Your treatment at Chicago Surgical begins with a thorough exam, detailed discussion of your injury or symptoms, and diagnostic studies such as X-rays to further identify the cause of your pain.
Depending on the underlying issue, Dr. Kane may recommend:
Dr. Kane also provides routine foot care and exams for diabetics and others at high risk for developing chronic foot issues.
Schedule an appointment at Chicago Surgical Clinic today by calling the office or booking your visit online.