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Heel Pain (and Other Foot Problems) at the Beach

School may be almost back in session, but that doesn’t mean beach season 2019 is over just yet! Lake Michigan doesn’t really start to cool down until the end of September, and we’re sure to get at least a few more glorious weekends of warm, sunny weather. Of course,...

Ultimate Foot Care Tips for Runners

It really should come as no surprise that you need to take good care of your feet and ankles. They do, after all, absorb a huge amount of impact forces whenever we walk, and even more so whenever we run! In fact, during running, an average person will land on each...

Hiking Trails in Michigan

Traffic jams, honking horns, ringing cellphones – there is plenty of chaos to keep us busy throughout the days, and with it comes the stress. All those deadlines you have to meet, all those soccer practices you need to attend, and all those household chores that never...

How MLS Laser Helps You Get Better Faster

Medical practices are always evolving – the best treatments given for a condition 20 years ago may no longer be considered as efficient today. Here at Kalamazoo Podiatry, we understand that in order to continue providing you and your family with quality foot care, we...

Onychocryptosis…Whaaat?!

Having an ingrown toenail with its edge growing into the side of your skin can make you painfully aware of a toe you usually never notice. Suddenly, that is all you can think about and something seemingly as insignificant as a toe keeps you from doing everyday things...

New Year’s Resolution: No More Heel Pain!

The new year is a few weeks old. Did you make any resolutions? (If you did, have you been keeping them?) Most people pick something like losing weight, saving more money, quitting smoking, learning a new skill, or even reading more books. And those are all great...

Keep Your Feet and Nails Safe This Winter!

It’s wintertime again in West Michigan. And with the excitement of the holiday season rapidly coming to an end, we know what we’re in for—a few more months of frigid temperatures and deep, wet snow. Now, some of us love to play all day in the snow when we get the...

Treating Sprains and Strains

Sprains and strains are among the most common—and frustrating—lower limb injuries. Often, such injuries are sports-related and occur after an awkward landing on the basketball court, or lost footing on the trail or soccer field. However, this being December in...

Our Approach to Offering the Best Foot & Ankle Care

Humans aren’t machines. Okay, sure, in some ways they are, depending on your point of view. But fixing a person—or a person’s feet—is a lot different from fixing a car or a computer. For example, if you blow out a tire on a pothole (and what Michigander hasn’t?), the...

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