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Foot and Ankle Health Center

Dr. Steven B. Overpeck DPM, FACFAS

Welcome! Dr. Steven Overpeck and his staff at Foot and Ankle Health Center are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That's why we've developed a web site loaded with valuable information about podiatry and podiatric problems and treatments. We encourage you to visit this site whenever you have concern about your feet.

Our web site also provides you with background about Dr. Overpeck, our staff, office hours, insurance policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our main office in Joliet, IL and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient, comfortable and accessible. And we want you to feel confident that when you choose Foot and Ankle Health Center, you're working with a doctor and other professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring.  We welcome you, and are privileged to serve you!

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for Foot and Ankle Health Center's capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call our Joliet, IL office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you.

Our Joliet office is now serving all of Joliet, Shorewood, Plainfield, Crest Hill, Minooka, Channahon, Lockport, Morris, New Lenox, and Naperville.

  • Steven B. Overpeck, DPM, FACFAS

    'GET OVER IT!'

    Dr. 'OVER'peck will help you get 'OVER' your foot and ankle pain!  Call us today!  We look forward to seeing you!

    Dr. Overpeck has been named one of America's Top Podiatrists for 8 years in a row! 2010-2017!*

    WE ARE AN OFFICIAL SAS SHOE RETAILER.  MANY STYLES AND SIZES IN STOCK!

    LASER TREATMENT FOR TOENAIL FUNGUS NOW AVAILABLE!

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  • Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

    Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as a stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation, or, rarely, a cyst. Because there are several potential ...

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  • Flexible Flatfoot

    What Is Flatfoot? Flatfoot is often a complex disorder, with diverse symptoms and varying degrees of deformity and disability. There are several types of flatfoot, all of which have one characteristic in common: partial or total collapse (loss) of the arch.   Other characteristics shared by most ...

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  • Ganglion Cyst

    What Is a Ganglion Cyst? A ganglion cyst is a sac filled with a jellylike fluid that originates from a tendon sheath or joint capsule. The word “ganglion” means “knot” and is used to describe the knot-like mass or lump that forms below the surface of the skin.   Ganglion cysts are among ...

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  • Webbed Toes

    Webbed toes (also known as syndactyly) is a rare condition seen in approximately one in 2,000 births. Those with this condition have two or more toes that are partially or fully joined by a flexible skin bridge.  Syndactyly most commonly affects the second and third toes, but it can occur between ...

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  • Weak Ankles

    Weak ankles may be a result of previous ankle injuries, but in some cases they are a congenital (at birth) condition. The ankles are sore, and “give way” easily while standing, walking, or doing other activities. When an ankle is injured, it may take a few weeks to many months to fully heal. Often, ...

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  • Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are usually due to improperly functioning valves within the veins. The veins typically appear prominent or look "raised."  The condition can cause swelling of the legs, ankles, and feet. The skin may become discolored due to leakage of blood into the surrounding tissues, and ulcers may ...

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  • Turf Toe

    What is Turf Toe? Turf toe is a sprain of the big toe joint resulting from injury during sports activities. The injury usually results from excessive upward bending of the big toe joint. The condition can be caused from either jamming the toe, or repetitive injury when pushing off repeatedly when running ...

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  • Toe Walking

    Toe walking, a condition in which a person walks on the toes or ball of the foot, is most often seen in young children learning to walk. A child who does not outgrow toe walking in early childhood should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon. Toe walking may be idiopathic (habitual) or it can be caused ...

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  • Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken Toes)

    The structure of the foot is complex, consisting of bones, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. Of the 26 bones in the foot, 19 are toe bones (phalanges) and metatarsal bones (the long bones in the midfoot). Fractures of the toe and metatarsal bones are common and require evaluation by a specialist. ...

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  • Tired Feet

    "Tired feet" are not a medical condition, but are a common complaint related to various medical conditions. Abnormal foot structure (flatfoot or high arched foot) can overburden the foot, resulting in muscle fatigue. Obesity, improper footwear, pregnancy, leg swelling, increased activity level, or compensation ...

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Joliet Office

Monday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Appointment hours 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm e/o

Saturday:

9:00 am to 12:00 pm e/o

Sunday:

Closed

Channahon Office

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm e/o

Saturday:

9:00 am to 12:00 pm e/o

Sunday:

Closed