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  • Types Of Orthotics Available And How They Can Help Your Feet
    Orthotics are a device that is inserted into a shoe and are used to help people to walk, run or stand better and with comfort. These custom-made shoe inserts are Read more
  • Are You Sick and Tired of Toenail Fungus?
    Don’t let unsightly toenail fungus ruin the appearance of your feet! You may think a toenail fungal infection could never happen to you, but it certainly can. There are many things Read more
  • Find Relief From Your Heel Pain
    Don’t let heel pain disrupt your daily life. Find out how we can help you! You are getting up and getting ready to face the day but your feet have other Read more
  • What Causes Ankle Instability?
    A sprained ankle, while painful and inconvenient, usually heals on its own and, in the long term, is nothing to worry about. However, multiple sprains or a very severe sprain Read more
  • Preventing and Treating Ingrown Toenails
    An ingrown toenail happens more often than you think. How should you handle the problem? Ingrown toenails may not seem like a big deal until they happen to you. This painful Read more
  • Orthotics Don't Help Just Your Pain, But Also Your Everyday Life
    Like Jennifer Aniston on that episode of Friends, where she tells Monica she'll take a pair of torturous, painfully uncomfortable boots off her hands because she hasn't felt her feet Read more
  • When You Might Need Shockwave Treatment
    Find out if shockwave therapy could be a good option for your heel pain. Are you dealing with chronic heel pain? Not sure how to handle this issue or are you Read more
  • What to Do if You Have Gout
    Find out the symptoms of gout and when to seek medical care. If you are experiencing sudden pain in your big toe, you could be dealing with gout. While not often Read more
  • FAQs About Arthroscopic Surgery
    Find out everything you need to know about your upcoming arthroscopic procedure. Has your St. Louis, MO foot doctor Dr. Richard Wittock told you that you could benefit from arthroscopic surgery? Don’t Read more
  • What Should I Do If I Have Gout
    Do you have a painful big toe? When a joint in a toe, finger, knee, wrist, or ankle becomes suddenly red, swollen or painful, it may be an arthritic condition Read more
  • Ward off Toenail Fungus at the Pool This Summer
    The pool may be a great place to relax and enjoy the summer with friends and family, but unfortunately, pools are also frequently a breeding ground for toenail fungus as Read more
  • Skip the Flip Flops this Summer and Save Your Feet
    Have you heard people say that when your feet hurt, your whole body hurts? It's true, and foot doctors everywhere affirm that healthy, pain-free feet form the foundation of Read more
  • Orthotics Correct Your Podiatric Problems
    If you experience foot or ankle pain, your podiatrist may recommend orthotics to help treat the condition. Custom, prescription orthotics are devices ordered by a podiatrist to contour and treat Read more
  • Telltale Signs of Toenail Fungus
    Find out if your foot symptoms could be caused by fungus. Toenail fungus is actually more common than you may realize. In fact, fungal infections are the cause of about half Read more
  • What Are Flat Feet?
    Dr. Richard F. Wittock, a trusted St. Louis, MO podiatrist, sees all kinds of feet on a regular basis. One type of feet Dr. Wittock sees regularly is flat feet. Read more
  • Having problems with your foot or ankle?
    If you're having problems with your foot or ankle, you may need to see a doctor who works only with those parts of the body: a podiatrist. This may seem Read more