Foot Care


 

PRP Treatment is Astonishing

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a treatment method that uses an individual’s own concentrated platelets, which are small cells in the blood that assist with blood clotting. The plasma has a large number of growth factors in them that help to promote healing. When it is injected into the injured location, not only is pain reduced, […]

Posted on February 15, 2018


Orthotics Can Redistribute Your Routine for the Better

Orthotics are a very useful tool for podiatrists since they can help patients with a variety of foot pain by relieving pressure in an efficient manner. They can be utilized to align and support the foot and ankle to stop, correct or help with foot deformities that may otherwise require invasive procedures. They can be […]

Posted on December 8, 2017


Orthotics are the Original Solution

Orthotics play a very important part of maintaining healthy, happy feet by supporting uneven weight distribution in feet. Board certified podiatrist, Stavros O. Alexopoulos, DPM, can help treat this common condition that often causes discomfort and pain. You can visit him at My Chicago Foot Expert located in Chicago, Illinois. When foot and ankle issues […]

Posted on August 17, 2017


How To Protect Your Feet in Summer

Summertime fun means spending more time outdoors. Sometimes we overdo it – especially our feet. Think about all the abuse that our feet take in the summer. Going barefoot. Wearing sandals with little support. Extra outdoor activities like hiking and climbing. Wearing damp and sweaty shoes day after day. These unaccustomed combinations can lead to […]

Posted on August 8, 2017


Home Remedies That Can Get Rid of Foot Odor

Smelly feet are no laughing matter. Despite all the jokes, it’s not funny if you notice excessive and unpleasant odors every time you take off your shoes. This condition is called bromhidrosis and is caused by bacteria that love moist or wet environments. So every time your feet start to sweat, the bacteria increase and […]

Posted on June 1, 2017


Going Barefoot? Your Feet Need Protection

Do you love the feel of your bare feet in sand, on a soft rug or a smooth, grassy field? It can be a real pleasure but there are some activities that absolutely require foot protection. Biking. Never ride a motorcycle or bicycle without adequate protection for your feet. There is no shield between your […]

Posted on May 18, 2017


Indulge Your Feet with a Self-Massage

Oh my poor aching feet! How many times have you said that to yourself? Well, we have a remedy for that and it’s easy to do. Give yourself a slow, relaxing foot massage! Stavros O. Alexopoulos, DPM recommends foot massages for their many benefits. The gentle, overall rubbing motion will improve your circulation, and keeping […]

Posted on May 10, 2017


What a Doctor Wants You To Know about your Feet

Let’s face it, we are hard on our feet and they take a beating. Our feet carry us through all kinds of conditions in all types of footwear – but how much attention do you pay to foot care? Stavros O. Alexopoulos, DPM wishes that everyone paid more attention to their feet. Here are a […]

Posted on April 27, 2017


Protect Your Feet at Work with the Right Boots and Shoes for Safety

Workers in certain industries and occupations need special footwear to protect their feet from injury. For example, safety shoes such as those with steel toes can protect the feet from risks like falling objects that can crush the feet. Just as hard hats and safety goggles and other protective equipment are required at many construction […]

Posted on March 29, 2017


Choosing the Proper Running Shoe for Your Feet

Although winter is still holding on here in Chicago, dedicated runners still hit the streets or gyms to keep up their exercise routines. With a doctor’s permission, running has terrific health benefits including preventing heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity and even certain cancers, and can help you cope with stress, depression and anxiety. Running […]

Posted on February 22, 2017


Avoid Injury by Walking Carefully on Ice

We may not have had that much snow yet this winter, but with Chicago’s average annual snowfall at 37″, there is surely a lot more to come. And along with snow, more often than we’d like, comes sleet and ice. Thousands of Americans wind up in emergency rooms every year after suffering a winter fall […]

Posted on February 1, 2017


Give a Thoughtful Foot Care Gift

Need a last minute present for a friend or family member? Looking for a thoughtful thank-you gift for your favorite stylist, dog walker, babysitter, teacher or doorman? Chances are they have plenty of cute holiday mugs and coffee-shop gift cards. Why not think creatively and give them the gift of foot care? We all spend […]

Posted on December 14, 2016

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