Looking for Healthy Outdoor Activity? Take a Hike!

couple hiking with their dog in natural park-like setting; hiking as outdoor activity

Summer is ending, and fall is on the horizon, bringing cooler temperatures and gorgeous scenery with it. Many My Chicago Foot Expert patients take advantage of the opportunity to head to the mountains or the forest to enjoy a hike. Hiking is an excellent exercise, proven to improve mental health and benefit the heart, lungs, muscles, and bones. Even in these days of COVID-19, you can do this safely with just a few tips from Cook County podiatrist Dr. Stavros O. Alexopoulos.







If a concern about your foot health keeps you from enjoying hiking or other activities, it’s time for a visit with your foot doctor. With years of specialized training and experience, a podiatrist like Stavros O. Alexopoulos, DPM is a medical expert and the best-qualified doctor to examine, diagnose, and treat this part of your body. Call the friendly My Chicago Foot Expert staff at (773) 561-8100 or click here to schedule a convenient appointment in our Ravenswood office today.

Stavros Alexopoulos One of Chicago’s top podiatrists, Stavros Alexopoulos, DPM, treats routine to complex foot and ankle issues. Dr. Alexopoulos is currently accepting new patients at My Chicago Foot Expert located near Ravenswood, North Park, and Jefferson Park.

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