Entries by Missouri Foot & Ankle


What Does Athlete’s Foot Look Like?

Athlete’s foot, also known as tinea pedis, is a common fungal infection affecting the feet. It is caused by various fungi that thrive in warm, moist environments and can spread quickly through contact with contaminated surfaces or an infected person. Communal areas like gym locker rooms or public pools are often hotspots for transmission. Despite […]

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How Long Does It Take To Recover From Bunion Surgery?

Understanding the general timeline of bunion surgery recovery can provide prospective bunion surgery patients with relief and readiness. Recovery time after bunion surgery varies depending on the patient’s health and age. However, the patient’s active involvement and adherence to the post-operative care instructions can significantly influence their recovery time.  How Missouri Foot & Ankle Can […]

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What Causes Heel Spurs?

Heel spurs are bony growths on the bottom of the heel bone caused by stress on the foot muscles and ligaments. Repetitive activities, such as running or jumping, commonly cause heel spurs, as they stress the heel and surrounding tissues.  Heel spurs often result in discomfort and pain that interfere with daily activities. They can […]