Dr. Reid shares her story about foot pain with The CostCo Connection.

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Have you seen page 80 in the December issue of The Costco Connection? Dr. Marlene Reid spoke with Jane Langille of The CostCo Connection about common foot conditions seen as the result of wearing high heel shoes.  Reid also shared a story about her own experience with foot pain, and what was required to reduce ligament pain over time while preventing future tears. “The ball of the foot is actually a series of joints that correlate to each toe, and each of those joints has ligaments at the bottom… What …

Dr Kosova featured on Physicians Corner

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Dr Kosova's ongoing communication with a physical therapist about the patient can help "achieve" fast healing times, quicker recovery, and an ability to reach goals faster. Dr Kosovas recent presentation at the IADMS, (International Association of Dance Medicine and Science's) annual meeting was highlighted in Achieve Orthopedic Rehab Institute's November's newsletter of "Physician's Corner."   Kosova spoke about AminoFix, a new healing treatment used on those who have sustained sports and dance related injuries.  Additionally treatments for  flat feet, and general foot pain were also discussed.

Dr. Kosova presents at IADMS

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Doctor Kosova attended the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science’s (IADMS) annual meeting and presented his experience with Regenerative Amniotic Growth Factor.  The IADMS features a multitude of dancers from high school age to national level acts and performers. Grade 2 ankle sprains are a common injury dancers face. an acronym often used for treatment for these types of injuries is “RICE “(Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) I recently discussed the use of Amniotic Regenerative medicine in treating dance injuries and it’s benefits to a …

What cracked skin on feet means?

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When there’s cracking on your feet, or if moisturizer doesn’t improve dryness over a few days, should you consult a foot specialist? What about brittle toenails or ulcers that don’t seem to heal?  Readers Digest recently asked Dr Marlene Reid if the issue could be related to Thyroid problems. The thyroid, in addition to controlling mood, sleep and appetite also assists with controlling blood pressure and tissue growth.  When there’s a suspected thyroid issue, dryness of the skin around the ankles can be a common …

Dr Reid | Good Housekeeping | Your heels are too high

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Pain in the ball of the foot is a common occurrence for anyone who frequently wears high heels. Dr. Marlene Reid was asked by Good Housekeeping why high heels contribute to foot pain in the October article feature 12 Surprising Reasons Why Your Feet Hurt. Anything over 2.5 inches can cause seven times the pressure on the ball of the foot. Additional tips: Have a second pair of shoes with a lower heel. Wear stacked heels instead of thin heels. Maximum height of heel should …

Dr. Kosova featured on CBS Chicago discussing the HyProCure procedure for hyperpronation

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Joint, Back Pain Traced To Flat Feet During Childhood July 6, 2011 5:00 PM SOURCE: CHICAGO (CBS) — Your aching back, knee-problems and chronic hip pain may trace back to when you were a kid. Turns out, having flat feet during adolescence can create much bigger health  problems later in life. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist introduces us to a young patient who’s taking a big step now to avoid more pain down the road. Ten-year-old Sydney Richards is walking a little easier these days. …

Dr. Lawrence Kosova Discusses Flatfeet on Can TV Chicago

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In this episode of Feet Forward, Dr. Lawrence Kosova of Family Podiatry Center in Naperville discusses Hyperpronation and Flatfeet in both children and adults. Children under the age of Age 3 almost always have flat feet. Foot muscles and arches in babies aren’t developed enough to support their bodies as they learn how to walk. As the child develops the arches can become lower due to subluxation of bones in the feet. Dr. Kosova talks about both conservative treatment and also a correction utilizing the …