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

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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, …

Larry Kosova, DPM, Achieves Master HyProCure® Surgeon Credential

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Surgeon with practice in Naperville, Illinois recognized for meeting the standards set by The Graham International Implant Institute in the use of the HyProCure® Internal, Extra-Osseous, Extra-Articular, TaloTarsal Fixation Device. Graham International Implant Institute PRLog – Jun. 7, 2012 – MACOMB, Mich. — (MACOMB, MICHIGAN) – Dr. Larry Kosova of Advanced Ankle and Foot Care Center located in Naperville, IL has been awarded Master HyProCure®Surgeon status by The Graham International Implant Institute® (GIII), the training partner of GraMedica®, a global orthopedic medical device company. The …

Marlene Reid, DPM, Achieves Master HyProCure® Surgeon Credential

Family Podiatry Center Dr. Marlene Reid in the Media, In The Media, Latest News

Surgeon with practice in Naperville, Illinois recognized for meeting the standards set by The Graham International Implant Institute in the use of the HyProCure® Internal, Extra-Osseous, Extra-Articular, TaloTarsal Fixation Device. Graham International Implant Institute PRLog – Jun. 7, 2012 – MACOMB, Mich. — (MACOMB, MICHIGAN) – Dr. Marlene Reid of Advanced Ankle and Foot Care Center located in Naperville, IL has been awarded Master HyProCure®Surgeon status by The Graham International Implant Institute® (GIII), the training partner of GraMedica®, a global orthopedic medical device company. The …

Gait Assessment Device Provides Dynamic Diagnostic Insights

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Issue Number: Volume 25 – Issue 2 – February 2012 (PodiatryToday) Author(s): Danielle Chicano Accurate gait assessment can obviously play a key role in the diagnostic workup. Accordingly, a gait assessment device that reportedly observes more than 20 times the images per second than the human eye could provide considerable diagnostic value. The Footmaxx™ Metascan System mat goes above and beyond traditional gait analysis devices, according to the manufacturer Footmaxx. Not only can the mat assess bilateral pressure distribution during a static stance, the company says it also …

Naperville podiatrist shows school kids importance of exercise, foot health

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

Naperville podiatric physician Larry Kosova, DPM gives last minute exercise instructions to students at Cragin-Belmont Elementary School in Chicago. Kosova participated in a new program sponsored by the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association called “Move Your Feet.” The program promotes exercise and education about foot and ankle health and was inspired, in part, by First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” exercise program. The program encourages physical fitness while also educating elementary school children about anatomy and the importance of their own foot health. The pilot program …

Dr Kosova’s opinion of Kobe Bryants shoe switch from Hi Tops to Low-Tops

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

The Family Podiatry Center in Naperville works with high-school and college athletes around Chicago-land, so it’s not uncommon for us to get asked the question, “Are Hi-Tops better than Low-Tops?” When a star athlete begins wearing a new shoe design, it’s not uncommon for the sales of that particular brand to sky rocket, so when a basketball star goes from hi-tops to low-tops mid season, you can’t help but wonder why. Are they really putting their ankles at risk mid-season all for boosting sales while sporting their kicks …