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Ask the Podiatrist: Why Are My Feet Numb and Tingly?

Most of us have experienced a numb foot at one time or another, often referred to as a “pins and needles” sensation. These feelings often occur as a result of remaining in the same place for an extended period of time, or sleeping in a way that reduces blood flow to the affected area.

Generally, with symptoms such as these, normal sensation typically returns without any issues. If you’re experiencing prolonged numbness or tingling in your feet frequently, it’s time to visit Kansas City Foot Specialists. We’ve compiled a list of more serious conditions that can be indicated by common foot tingling and/or numbness.

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The Top Benefits of Choosing a Podiatrist with A Licensed, On-Site Surgery Center

 

Nobody likes the idea of surgery, but the experts at Kansas City Foot Specialists are dedicated to getting you on your feet again with the most convenient surgery experience and the only on-site surgery center in Kansas City. Continue reading to find out some of the many benefits of our on-site surgery center and why more patients are choosing us for all their footcare needs.

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Foot Pain That Won’t Go Away? You Could Have a Neuroma!

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Sick of that nagging, annoying pain in your foot? It could be a neuroma! Certain foot issues, including neuromas, can not only cause extreme discomfort, they can eventually lead to permanent damage if left untreated. Luckily, the experts at Kansas City Foot Specialists are breaking down all you need to know about this common foot problem so you can identify the issue and get the treatment you need.

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Which socks are right for your feet?

Choosing the right socks is crucial for maintaining good foot health. Whether you’re running, hiking, or relaxing at home, there are socks made for the occasion. Personal preference plays a large role in choosing adequate socks. Some individuals have sensitive skin, sweaty feet, or need socks that match their outfit.

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Fitness and your feet

fitness and your feetPeople often overlook the importance of strengthening their feet during their workout regimen. The feet act as a foundation for many exercises involving balance, lower body strength, and agile movements. Strengthening your feet can help to improve your lifts and prevent exercise-related injuries.

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