Foot & Ankle Care News and Information

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You've got questions about foot and ankle pain—and we've got answers. Our first-class team of surgical podiatrists provides a wealth of foot and ankle care information on a variety of topics including prevention, surgery, and things you can do at home to help heal your foot and ankle pain.

If you have a specific concern and are having a hard time finding answers for your questions about custom orthotics, foot therapy, or any podiatry topic, please make an appointment to see a Milwaukee foot specialist for personalized care.


Milwaukee Workers' Compensation Foot Doctors

Podiatrists Treat Foot Injuries, Broken Ankles, and Auto Injuries for Compensation Claims Injured your foot or ankle at work? Advanced Foot and Ankle podiatrists have the experience and knowledge to help get you back on your feet and back to work within an appropriate time frame. Our highly specialized surgeons treat a wide range of workers&rsquo… Continue Reading

Keep Your Feet Safe and Healthy at the Gym

Don’t Let Foot Injuries Defeat Your Fitness Resolutions To start the new year on the right foot, make sure your feet are in tip-top shape so you can keep your resolution to get your whole body in shape! Foot and ankle surgeon Dr. Michael Kokat of Advanced Foot & Ankle offers tips for foot care at the gym.   Start new … Continue Reading

Got Gout? Holiday Season Triggers Painful Toes!

Got gout? If so, Dr. Timothy Henke, a foot and ankle surgeon with Advanced Foot and Ankle, has a recommendation for surviving the holidays and long winter: Watch what you eat and drink. Changes in diet, including overindulging in certain foods and beverages, can cause gout attacks this time of year. Causes of Gout Gout sufferers can’t metab… Continue Reading

7 Crucial Foot Care Tips for Diabetes Patients

Follow this Simple Checklist to ELIMINATE the Risk of Foot Complications from Diabetes Vigilant diabetes patients that follow a few simple foot care tips dramatically reduce their risk of toe, foot or leg amputations. People with diabetes mellitus are 10 times more likely to have a lower limb amputated than people without diabetes, according to th… Continue Reading

Charcot Foot: Identifying A Rare Diabetic Foot Condition

Rare Diabetes Foot Complication Becomes More Common in Milwaukee, Wisconsin As diabetes rates soar nationwide, a Milwaukee foot and ankle surgeon says he’s now seeing more patients with a rare, and very serious, diabetic foot complication.Charcot foot (pronounced SHAR-co) is an inflammatory syndrome affecting both the bones and soft tissues … Continue Reading

Hikers and Hunters: Long Hikes Take a Toll on Feet and Ankles

Avoid Foot Pain from Traversing the Great Outdoors! As brightly colored leaves dazzle the fall landscape, hikers and hunters nationwide will migrate to mountains, woods and fields. But many, unfortunately, are ill prepared for the beating their feet will take, warns a local foot and ankle surgeon. “Hikers, hunters and others who love the ou… Continue Reading

Is Your Foot Fracture an Early Sign of Osteoporosis?

Milwaukee Foot Surgeon Urges Patients not to Ignore Foot Pain Unexplained foot fractures may be the first sign of osteoporosis, a bone thinning disease which affects over 28 million Americans and accounts for 1.5 million bone fractures a year. According to Milwaukee, WI foot and ankle surgeon Dr. Michael Nute, DPM, osteoporosis is frequently refe… Continue Reading

Tarsal Coalition Resource for Parents

Parents, here is a website that briefs you a little bit about your child's tarsal coalition.  This is very good information if you have just left the office and feel kind of overwhelmed and lost.  It helps break down the information you heard about during your appointment and throws in visual aids to show you what's going on.  Enjoy!… Continue Reading

Bunion and Hammertoe Surgery

Bunions and hammertoes must be addressed surgically if conservative treatment fails. In this case we recommend that the patient avoid minimal incision procedures as these deformities will return within 5 to 10 years. Trust in only Milwaukee's finest podiatric surgeons for treating your bunions or hammertoes. Bunion and hammertoe sur… Continue Reading

The Benefits of Orthotics

Orthotics, also called arch supports or inserts, are used to aid people with foot pain. Orthotics can be a very powerful way to change the way that we walk, correct deformities, and keep joints in alignment. The general concept behind an orthotic is that it can be used to give our feet extra support beyond the ligaments and tendons that are already… Continue Reading