March 06, 2013


Educational Resources Help Improve Patient Knowledge of Foot and Ankle Health Care
-- Dr. Neal Frankel, Oakbrook, IL podiatrist, wants patients to become more educated about their feet by increasing the availability of helpful educational resources. --

    CHICAGO, IL, March 06, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- While many people stay up to date on general health news affecting their bodies, not enough people spend time learning about what's going on down below with the feet and ankles. According to a New York Times report, approximately 75 percent of Americans have experienced foot pain at some point in their lives, mostly due to bad shoes (Foot Pain In-Depth Report). But despite this statistic, there still isn't much readily available information about foot care. To help improve patient knowledge, Dr. Neal Frankel, Oakbrook, IL podiatrist, is now offering educational resources via his practice website.

Chicago, IL podiatrist, Dr. Neal Frankel understands the needs of his patients, and wants to make more educational resources available to improve patient knowledge about foot and ankle issues. A section of his website (http://www.afootandanklecenter.com) is dedicated to providing patients with educational resources about feet and the general practice of podiatry.

Dr. Neal Frankel, podiatrist in Chicago, of A Foot & Ankle Centre is a foot specialist who helps patients with a wide variety of needs, including flat feet, bunions, heel spurs, hammertoes, ankle sprains and sports injuries. After attending the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine and completing his residency at Chicago Center Hospital, he settled in at his practice in Illinois -- he currently has thriving offices in Chicago, Oakbrook and Lincolnwood.

Dr. Frankel frequently treats people who are clueless about foot and ankle issues -- their causes, symptoms and potential dangers. The educational resources available through his website offer patients improved access to important information, such as Swiss Tech Bunion Surgery in Lincolnwood.

"The most powerful tool that I have to offer my patients is more knowledge about their conditions. The more they understand about their feet, the better their chances of healing from existing issues and protecting their feet from future injuries," said Dr. Neal Frankel, a Chicago podiatrist.

Dr. Frankel, foot doctor in Chicago, provides a "Patient Education" link for visitors to his site. A visitor can perform a search for any term related to the feet, such as "bunions" or "heel spurs" to pull up a list of articles and descriptions related to that topic. Visitors can also click a link to browse educational videos about various aspects of podiatry, including sports medicine, heel pain, and diabetic foot care and wound management.

Patients can also click the "Services" link on his website to learn about the advanced techniques for special foot care cases, including correction for failed foot surgeries, the Swiss Tech bunion surgery in Chicago for bunions and his 1-step procedure for flat feet.

If you're having issues with your feet or ankles, visit podiatrist in Oak Brook, Dr. Neal Frankel's website at http://www.afootandanklecenter.com and click the "Patient Education" link to perform a search of his educational library. For a more in-depth, one-on-one consultation with the doctor, schedule an appointment online.

About Dr. Neal Frankel: Dr. Neal Frankel has been practicing podiatry in the Chicagoland area for many years. Before opening his practice, he studied at the University of Illinois for undergraduate work and received his D.P.M. from the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago. Dr. Frankel offers a range of services to meet any foot or ankle related problem for his patients. He participates in seminars and continuing education programs frequently to ensure that he is offering the most up to date and effective service to his patients in the Chicagoland area. Dr. Frankel is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Media Contact:
A Foot & Ankle Center
contactus@afootandanklecenter.com
30 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 372-3117
http://www.afootandanklecenter.com

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Contact Information:
Dr. Neal Frankel
A Foot & Ankle Center
Chicago, IL
United States
Voice: (312) 372-3117
Website: http://www.afootandanklecenter.com

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