Blog Articles

3 Things Every Diabetic Should Do To Protect Their Feet

Diabetes affects your health in many ways, including increasing your risks for foot sores, infections, and amputations. If you have diabetes, here are three things you can do to reduce those risks and enjoy better foot health.

Apr 8th, 2021
Store-Bought Vs. Custom Orthotics: We Settle the Debate

Everyone agrees: Orthotics offer relief for a wide array of foot and ankle issues. But when it comes to choosing between store-bought and custom products, there’s a lot of debate. Here’s why custom orthotics are a better choice, hands down.

Mar 14th, 2021
What Causes Flat Feet?

The curved arch of your foot provides important support for your foot and your entire body. If you have flat feet, you could wind up suffering from a lot of pain. Here’s what causes the condition and what we can do to treat it.

Feb 8th, 2021
Here's Why You Should Never Ignore an Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown toenails might seem relatively minor, but without proper care, they can wind up causing serious medical problems. Here’s why it’s never a good idea to ignore an ingrown toenail and what you can do to make it better.

Jan 18th, 2021
How to Avoid Heel Pain With Custom Orthotics

If you suffer from heel pain, simple shoe inserts may be the answer. Orthotics are custom-made shoe inserts that can help you avoid and overcome heel pain. Read on to learn what may make your heel hurt and how we can help.

Nov 30th, 2020
Bunion Correction

I have been performing bunion surgeries almost every week of my life since 2012. No two bunions are the same; bunion surgeries vary widely and are one of the more difficulty surgeries to perform correctly while ALSO maintaining 100% patient satisfaction.

Sep 22nd, 2019
Covid-19 Update

GREETINGS FOLLOWERS AND FRIENDS. GELBMANN PODIATRY WILL HAVE REGULAR BUSINESS OFFICE HOURS THROUGHOUT THE SHELTER-IN-PLACE MANDATE, AND THROUGHOUT THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Aug 14th, 2019
Orthotics

What the heck are “orthotics” and why does my foot doctor (podiatrist), chiropractor, or trainer want me to get them? Answers to follow: Custom orthotics are specially-made devices designed to support and comfort your feet.

Aug 12th, 2019
Greetings Facebook Friends And Followers

On May 15th, 2019 I officially became the proud owner of the 1440 South Michigan Avenue podiatry office then known as European Foot and Ankle Clinic. While I have been practicing podiatric medicine at this location since 2016, it was not until ...

Jul 2nd, 2019