Advanced Foot and Ankle Center

Dr. Jeff Chism, DPM 

 Merrill (715) 536-7444 

Rhinelander (715) 369-3691 

Wausau (715) 842-0800 

Tomahawk (715) 453-9661

People call a doctor of podiatry for help diagnosing and treating a wide array of foot and ankle problems. Please contact our office if you experience one of the following:

- Persistent pain in your feet or ankles.

- Changes in the nails or skin on your foot.

- Severe cracking, scaling, or peeling on the heel or foot.

- Blisters on your feet.

There are signs of bacterial infection, including:

- Increased pain, swelling, redness, tenderness, or heat.

- Red streaks extending from the affected area.

- Discharge or pus from an area on the foot.

- Foot or ankle symptoms that do not improve after two weeks of treatment with a nonprescription product.

- Spreading of an infection from one area of the foot to another, such as under the nail bed, skin under the nail, the nail itself, or the surrounding skin.

- Thickening toenails that cause discomfort.

- Heel pain accompanied by a fever, redness (sometimes warmth), or numbness.

- Tingling in the heel; persistent heel pain without putting any weight or pressure on your heel

- Pain that is not alleviated by ice or over-the-counter painkillers (such as aspirin, ibuprofen or acetaminophen).

- Diabetics with poor circulation who develop Athlete's Foot.

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Merrill   (715) 536-7444 

Rhinelander (715) 369-3691 

Wausau  (715) 842-0800 

  Tomahawk  (715) 453-9661