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Dr. Jeffrey M. Mackler, DPM

Podiatrist (Foot and Ankle Specialist)

Dr. Jeffrey M Mackler DPM is a top Podiatrist (Foot and Ankle Specialist) in Bolingbrook, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Jeffrey M Mackler DPM is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Jeffrey M Mackler DPM is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Jeffrey M Mackler DPM is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Bolingbrook, IL, Dr. Jeffrey M Mackler DPM is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Jeffrey M. Mackler, DPM
  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • Accepting new patients

What happens if I leave my ingrown toenail untreated?

Go to your local Podiatrist before it becomes infected

Is a bunion a bone growth?

A bunion is a progressive dislocation of your big toe joint. Yes it involves the bone.

What can I do to prevent bunions?

If the procedure went well your bunion should not return. Orthotics are also helpful

What can I do for my dry and cracked heels?

Wet your feet, then take A and D. Put ointment on your heels and wrap in seran wrap. Put socks on and wear when sleeping. Use a good moisturizer during the day.

I have pain in my ankle and it may need surgery. Will my diabetes make it difficult to heal my ankle?

If your blood sugar is under control you should not have a problem with healing

What is the best way to clean your feet when you have diabetes?

With soap and water. A good foot lotion to follow.

I have an ingrown toenail. How would it be removed?

Your podiatrist will numb your toe and remove the ingrown portion of the nail, put medication in the grove to stop it from coming back.

How can I prevent foot issues?

Did he suggest an orthotic? If not, find a podiatrist.

Why do my feet hurt every time I run?

Need orthotics. See your local podiatrist

Is hammertoe genetic?

95% of foot problems are genetic. See a podiatrist for options.

Can heel pain be treated surgically?

No. 95% of heel pain can be treated very successfully without surgery.

Can bunions indicate an underlying foot problem?

A bunion is a structural deformity and most likely other family members also have inherited them. It does not cause other underling health issues. A Podiatrist can give you options READ MORE
A bunion is a structural deformity and most likely other family members also have inherited them. It does not cause other underling health issues. A Podiatrist can give you options in treating them

My foot looks like it has a wart on the bottom of it. How can I get rid of it?

A wart will hurt if you squeeze it side to side. A Podiatrist can help treat it

I frequently get blisters on my feet when I wear shoes. Why does this keep happening?

It could be irritation from the shoe. Try applying vaseline to you feet to stop the rubbing. Should see a Podiatrist to make sure it is not a fungus

Why do I keep getting an ingrown toenail?

Yes. A procedure called a phenol-alcohol procedure. All Podiatrists can do it

I get cramps in my foot very frequently. What could be wrong?

Dehydration is a possibility try biofrezze roll it on the affected muscles and tendons. A good stretching program can be very helpful

I have a bone growth under my heel and it hurts. What should I do?

Most of the time pain under the heel is from plantar fasciitis. You can have a heel spur present but it is usually the plantar fascia. You would need an X-ray to confirm presence READ MORE
Most of the time pain under the heel is from plantar fasciitis. You can have a heel spur present but it is usually the plantar fascia. You would need an X-ray to confirm presence of the bone growth

I have a strange pain in the bottom of my feet. What could be the reason for this?

Sharp pain usually suggests a nerve irritation. A Podiatrist should be able to determine which nerve and treat the issue.

Could foot odor be a sign of an infection?

Most of the time the odor comes from excessive sweating of the feet. See a Podiatrist and they can give you a prescription for formalin in rose water. Works great for the sweating READ MORE
Most of the time the odor comes from excessive sweating of the feet. See a Podiatrist and they can give you a prescription for formalin in rose water. Works great for the sweating and odor