Dr. Jeffrey Mackler is a podiatrist practicing in Bolingbrook, IL. Dr. Mackler is a medical doctor specializing in the treatment of the foot , ankle and related parts of the leg. As a podiatrist, Dr. Mackler diagnoses and treats conditions of the feet. The feet are key body parts that give a person stability, absorb shock, allow for walking and standing and are necessary for overall well-being. So, the feet need expert care. Podiatrists can specialize in surgery, wound care, sports medicine, diabetic care and pediatrics.
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Go get an MRI READ MORE
They should have immobilized the ankle which should help. READ MORE
Very successful. There are different procedures, talk to your Podiatrist to find out the choices READ MORE
Use crutches or a knee scooter to get around READ MORE
Elevate and ice and take aleve or Advil. READ MORE
Right now to have your ankle assessed for the degree of the sprain and the proper way to rehab the ankle READ MORE
You had surgery and even without the infection your foot can swell for a up to 6 months. By gravity, your body fluid goes to your foot. It’s why as people get older their ankles swell when they are on them. READ MORE
Yes they are. READ MORE
Could be plantar fasciitis, metatarsalgia, or a neuroma. See a podiatrist for an evaluation. READ MORE
The best way to treat ingrown nails is to remove the ingrown nail so it doesn’t come back. A Podiatrist will let you know the best treatment for you READ MORE
Yes it’s all about genetics READ MORE
The nail gets into skin it does not belong in and the nail being dirty brings bacteria to the skin causing the infection READ MORE
Go get an X-ray. Maybe a stress fracture READ MORE
Formalin 10% in rose water. Dab on with a cotton ball once a day READ MORE
It is not the heel spur that is the problem it is the plantar fascia. See your local podiatrist READ MORE
If you separated the nail from the nail bed that would cause bleeding from under the nail. See a podiatrist would can advise you of things you can do READ MORE
You might be allergic to something used to make the shoe. If it is all different types then could be excessive sweating. Go to your local Podiatrist for an evaluation READ MORE
Go to pharmacy and ask for an over the counter anti-fungal medication READ MORE
Podiatrists have a number of ways from topical treatment to laser. First get a culture to make sure it is a fungal condition READ MORE
See your local Podiatrist. They can take a clipping of the nail and send to the lab so you can be put on the right medication READ MORE
See your Podiatrist for orthotics or try power steps and stop pain roll on READ MORE
Plantar warts are caused by a virus. READ MORE
Go to your local Podiatrist before it becomes infected READ MORE
A bunion is a progressive dislocation of your big toe joint. Yes it involves the bone. READ MORE
If the procedure went well your bunion should not return. Orthotics are also helpful READ MORE
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. READ MORE
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 READ MORE
With soap and water. A good foot lotion to follow. READ MORE
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. READ MORE
Did he suggest an orthotic? If not, find a podiatrist. READ MORE
Need orthotics. See your local podiatrist READ MORE
A glass piece has gone inside my foot and the area has become red. Will a podiatrist be able to help me?
Yes READ MORE
95% of foot problems are genetic. See a podiatrist for options. READ MORE
No. 95% of heel pain can be treated very successfully without surgery. 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 READ MORE
A wart will hurt if you squeeze it side to side. A Podiatrist can help treat it READ MORE
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 READ MORE
Yes. A procedure called a phenol-alcohol procedure. All Podiatrists can do it READ MORE
Dehydration is a possibility try biofrezze roll it on the affected muscles and tendons. A good stretching program can be very helpful 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 READ MORE
Sharp pain usually suggests a nerve irritation. A Podiatrist should be able to determine which nerve and treat the issue. 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 READ MORE
My legs and feet become very heavy during my periods. What is the connection and how can I manage the pain better?
Probably water retention. Talk to your primary physician about possible medication to address water retention. READ MORE
I have seen that help.. but saying that I don’t think that is the long term answer. See your local Podiatrist for an exam READ MORE
You foot type is mostly determined by your heredity factors. Orthotics are the way to go. See your local Podiatrist READ MORE
Possible athletes feet. Over the counter anti-fungal may help. If not after 1 week READ MORE
You want to go to a Podiatrist and get a RX for 10%solution of formalin in rose water. Works great READ MORE
It is more likely you have plantar fasciitis. Better to see a Podiatrist for the condition. You can try ice and Motrin and stretching exercises. A Podiatrist can get you orthotics and physical therapy. The spur does not cause the pain it is the plantar fascia READ MORE
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