Elgin Foot & Ankle Center offers a full array of podiatric services to help you maintain healthy feet. .
We are honored to service not only the Elgin community, but also the neighboring communities of Algonquin, South Elgin, Huntley, Hampshire, Marengo, Lake in the Hills, Crystal Lake, Gilberts, Plato Center, Burlington, Carpentersville, East Dundee, West Dundee, Dundee, Pingree Grove, Sleepy Hollow, Union and other communities in the Fox Valley and McHenry county. Some of our patients come from as far away as Florida and even Germany!
Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn. If not properly treated, ankle sprains could develop into long-term problems. Read More...
Ankle Fractures/Foot Fractures
Fractures of the foot and ankle can be caused by direct injury, crush injury or twisting injury of the foot or ankle. Often these fractures can be treated conservatively with casting though occasionally surgery is required. Neglecting these injuries or improper treatment can result in lifelong pain or deformity.
Bunions are misaligned big toe joints that can become swollen and tender, causing the first joint of the big toe to slant outward, and the second joint to angle toward the other toes. Read More...
Flat feet are a common condition. In infants and toddlers, the longitudinal arch is not developed and flat feet are normal. The arch develops in childhood, and by adulthood, most people have developed normal arches. Read More...
Hammertoe is a deformity of the second, third or fourth toes. In this condition, the toe is bent at the middle joint, resembling a hammer. Left untreated, hammertoes can become inflexible and require surgery.Read More...
Diabetes and Your Feet
With a diabetic foot, a wound as small as a blister from wearing a shoe that's too tight can cause a lot of damage. Diabetes decreases blood flow, so injuries are slow to heal.Read More...
Plantar fasciitis (or heel pain) is commonly traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot. Our practice can evaluate arch pain, and may prescribe customized shoe inserts called orthoses to help alleviate the pain. Read More...
Corns and calluses are protective layers of compacted, dead skin cells. They are caused by repeated friction from skin rubbing against bony areas or against an irregularity in a shoe. Corns ordinarily form on the toes and calluses on the soles of the feet.Read More...
We treat all wound on the ankle and foot utilizing the most state of the art methods, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), skin grafts, wound vaccum therapy and more. Utilizing all the most advanced methods available to heal wounds, we try our best to avoid amputation. But if amputation is necessary, our podiatric surgeons make every effot to provide the highest quality of life possible. it is always best to seek early treatment for wounds. COntact out office 24/7 and we will schedule an appointment expeditiously in order to begin treatment and promote healing.
We treat people of all ages. Recently we had a patient here who is 105 years old and she asked if she could be on our website. We quickly said yes and here she is with Dr. Bialon.