Dr. Michael Weisman, Division Head of Podiatry discusses treatment options with a patient.
NorthShore's podiatrists are uniquely qualified to treat trauma and diseases of the foot and ankle. We offer comprehensive care providing conservative and surgical options to treat a full range of injuries and maladies including ankle sprains and heel pain to deformities such as bunions and hammer toes.
We offer specialized wound care, using the latest advanced treatment methods including biologic dressing and wound vacuum therapy to fight infection and expedite healing.
Our podiatrists are expert in managing many routine and recurrent conditions including painful skin lesions of the foot and persistent fungal infections. We offer highly successful, ongoing management of persistent and painful foot issues and use a variety of strategies and treatment plans to help patients avoid surgery whenever possible.
Heel pain is an increasingly common complaint for today's aging and active population; and NorthShore podiatrists employ the latest technology including ESWT (extracorporeal shockwave therapy) and PRP (platelet rich plasma) injections to treat this chronic and potentially debilitating condition.
Advanced surgical options to remove bunions and correct hammer toes provide excellent outcomes for patients and are routinely performed as outpatient procedures.
Our specially-trained team includes nationally recognized experts who publish and speak on innovative podiatry care.
NorthShore podiatrists offer excellent care for a full range of injuries and diseases including:
Our surgical and non-surgical solutions to foot and ankle injuries and diseases include the following: