What’s Going On with Your Swollen Feet?

Swollen feet are a common reason for patients to visit their foot doctor’s office. When one or both feet are swollen, standing and walking can become uncomfortable, and moving becomes challenging, leading to limited activity and diminished overall health. If you notice swelling in your feet, ankles, or lower legs, you should be seen quickly by a board-certified podiatrist like Dr. Stavros O. Alexopoulos. Your podiatrist is a medical specialist, and the best-qualified doctor to diagnose and treat your issue.

There are many reasons why your feet may swell, including:

If swollen feet are causing you discomfort, or if you are concerned about anything else related to the health and well-being of your feet, ankles, and lower legs, Stavros O. Alexopoulos, DPM can help. Schedule an appointment in our modern, comfortable Chicago office today. Call our friendly staff at (773) 561-8100 or click here to get started today.

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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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