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

Family Podiatry Center Dr. Lawrence Kosova in the Media, In The Media

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 …

Dr. Kosova talks about nail fungus on CAN TV.

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Family Podiatry Center in Naperville is the only foot clinic in Chicagoland that uses Noveon laser to remove nail fungus from below the surface. The treatment is painless, non-invasive, quick, and soothing. In this episode of Feet Forward, Dr. Kosova, DPM, speaks on the subject of nail fungus, common treatments that have been used before, are how they stack up compared to the Noveon laser. Signs of nail fungus: Pitting… Yellowness… Pain Association near the nail, and nail bed area.   Causes: Hereditary…  “In the genes.” …

Dr. Reid, DPM on WGN Chicago – Channel 9

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Shoe size change frequently with children as they can grow anywhere from 3-6 sizes in the span of a year. Here’s a few tips when it comes to shopping for new shoes with your child. Thumbs width from tip of toe Measure when child is Standing Lace shoes correctly Replace worn out laces. Athletic shoes such as soccer shoes have started showing problems for boys ages 9-11 year old who complain about heel pain.  This suggests that placement of the cleats were the problem with weight …

Dr Kosova on Can TV discussing ankle injuries

Family Podiatry Center Dr. Lawrence Kosova in the Media, In The Media

Dr Lawrence Kosova of Family Podiatry Center in Naperville Illinois discusses ankle sprains and ligament and tendon injuries. Overuse is one of the most common reasons foot and/or ankle injuries occur.  Athletic Atcivities, Weekend Warriors, and Running populations alike tend to describe their injury as follows: “The area around my foot and ankle hurts, is swelling, and/or turning color…” “At times, my ankle tends to roll or, “gives out…” These are all indicators that an ankle sprain has occurred.  Ankle sprains are common in sports such as Basketball, …