Neuroma: A Dancer’s Dilemma

Neuroma: A Dancer’s Dilemma

Dancing can put stress on the toes and the ball of the foot. If you’re wearing dance shoes, these can sometimes squeeze the toe area as well. Couple that with a flat foot or a high arch, and you might have paved your way to a bad case of neuroma, a nerve tissue growth that usually…

Does Your Foot or Ankle Pain Mean You Need Surgery?

Does Your Foot or Ankle Pain Mean You Need Surgery?

Pain is one of the most compelling reasons people decide to have foot or ankle surgery. There are so many kinds of pain! Board-certified podiatric surgeon Dr. Kenneth R. Wilhelm has heard his patients describe their foot and ankle pain for more than two decades. They use words like “aching,” “burning,” “stiff,” “tingling,” and “throbbing”…

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