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Podiatrist In Chicago Has A Revolutionary Approach To Correcting Bunions

The Swiss Technique allows Dr. Neal Frankel to get his patients on their feet pain-free.

The Swiss Technique allows Dr. Neal Frankel to get his patients on their feet pain-free.

    CHICAGO, IL, December 28, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- For many women, towering high heels are a way of life. From office pumps to a night out on the town, you can find women wearing skyscraper heels to just about anything. You may marvel at how some women are able to effortlessly walk around in them; however, over time heels can take their toll. If you are guilty of slipping your feet into some tight shoes time and time again, you may be dealing with bunions. A bunion is an abnormal bump that develops on the joint at the base of your big toe.

Every time you slip into some snug shoes you are slowly forcing the joint of your big toe in the wrong direction. Over time a bunion forms. If you've noticed a bulging lump near the base of your big toe, experienced swelling or soreness or had difficulty moving your big toe, you may be dealing with a bunion. To find out your treatment options, turn to Dr. Neal Frankel, podiatrist in Chicago.

"While one cause is wearing tight shoes, bunions can also develop in those who are dealing with certain medical conditions like arthritis. Many times it's just inherited. Whatever the reason, no one should have to live with bunions," says Chicago, IL podiatrist, Dr. Frankel. "While we always try more conservative treatments at first, like over-the-counter medications and special shoe inserts, sometimes these options aren't aggressive enough. In these cases, I'm pleased to offer my tougher cases relief from their bunion pain."

The Swiss Technique for correcting bunions in Chicago, IL is actually a very quick and painless procedure. "The surgery only takes about 25-40 minutes," says Chicago, IL podiatrist, Dr. Frankel. "The procedure realigns the bones by pushing them back into the proper position. This prevents further cartilage damage and it helps the foot function normally again."

One of the biggest advantages of the Swiss Technique for correcting bunions in Chicago, IL is that incisions are nearly invisible and there is minimal scarring. "The Swiss Technique has numerous advantages, including only minor swelling and little pain," says Dr. Frankel, podiatrist in Chicago. "The procedure is so revolutionary that it cuts the recovery time down significantly. I've had patients come in for surgery and then gone back to work in only a few days."

Don't continue to ignore your foot pain. If you're battling bunions, don't give them a fighting chance. Let Dr. Neal Frankel, podiatrist in Chicago, treat you bunions and get you back on your feet in no time. Contact Dr. Frankel at (312) 372-3117, or at

About A Foot & Ankle Centre: 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.

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