Daniel J. E. Helmer DMP PC has freed many patients from the midwest from pain and discomfort in their feet. Our balance of comprehensive treatment and sound medical knowledge ensure that you are in good hands
Dr Helmer offers a one step correction for Brachymetatarsia (Congenitally short toe). The procedure is fast, safe, and results in a very desirable cosmetic and functional result. The procedure may performed in the office, hospital, or surgery center according to patient needs. \
Plantar Fascitis Repair
Dr. Helmer performs a minimally invasive no stitch plantar fascia repair (Plantar Fasciotomy). The procedure is usually done in the office, with the patient requiring Band-Aids 48 hours after the procedure, and the patient resuming normal activities in 5-7 days.
When required, Dr. Helmer offers a minimally invasive ankle ligament repair for chronic ankle sprains associated with chronic pain, swelling, and instability of the chronically sprained/unstable ankle. Performed in the office, the procedure is accomplished in under 20 minutes, with a minimal incision site.
Dr. Helmer is very proficient in performing correction of numerous foot conditions via minimally invasive techniques, resulting in less recovery time and more favorable cosmetic, functional results, with far less recovery time and risks to the patient. Bunions, hammertoes, and bone spurs are some of the numerous problems correctable. Traditional procedures are also employed when required or desirable.
Dr. Helmer treats a myriad of conditions, including ingrown, deformed, and fungus nails, with medical and/or surgical therapies utilized. Skin lesions including growths, ulcers, cysts and warts are removed promptly with minimal discomfort, and biopsy performed when required. Cryosurgery (Liquid nitrogen freezing) is most frequently utilized in these techniques.
Dr. Helmer is experienced in diagnosing and treating numerous pain syndromes affecting the patient’s ability to walk without pain. RSD, devitalized bone, chronic strain due to bone loss, soft tissue strain due to tendonitis and related conditions are treated by a variety of effective approaches.
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Joliet Daniel J. E. Helmer DPM PC 3077 W. Jefferson St., Ste 204 Joliet, IL 60435 815-744-2107 Fax 815-744-6338
Streator Daniel J. E. Helmer DPM PC 7 Danny's Dr Suite 1B Streator, IL 61364 815-510-6564 Fax 815-744-6338