Podiatry

Whether you’re kicking your feet up or putting them to the pavement, Midwest Orthopaedic Center is here to provide the support you need to move without pain.

Here, your podiatrist, Dr. El Chami, specializes in comprehensive foot care –– treating internal and external conditions from your ankles to your toes. Dr. El Chami works closely with the foot and ankle surgeon, Dr. D’Souza, to coordinate a treatment plan that has you standing comfortably and moving about at your own speed.

Whether you need a bunionectomy, laser treatment for toenail fungus or injections to combat pain, your podiatrist is on-hand to give you a comprehensive assessment –– at your home for orthopaedics.

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How Podiatry Helps Your Feet

At Midwest Orthopaedic Center, your podiatrist treats the following issues:

    • Arthritis and other degenerative conditions
    • Bunions
    • Corns
    • Diabetic foot conditions
    • Hammertoes
    • Heel pain
    • Ingrown toenails
    • Neuromas
    • Plantar fasciitis
    • Stress fractures
    • Tendon and joint pain

If your foot problems require deeper care, your podiatrist will recommend surgery at Midwest Orthopaedic Hospital at UnityPoint Health – Proctor. In our state-of-the-art facility, your board-certified surgeon has the latest tools and technologies available to reduce pain and restore mobility.

Following your surgery, your podiatrist may recommend physical therapy at Midwest Orthopaedic Center, where our licensed therapists guide you through a routine of stretches and exercises with a variety of treatments –– including massage, electrotherapy and aquatic therapy –– to put you on a road to wellness.

To learn more about common orthopaedic conditions, treatments and procedures, including podiatry, visit OrthoInfo, a database operated by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Our Doctors

Picture of Fahed El Chami, D.P.M., F.A.C.P.M.
Fahed El Chami, D.P.M., F.A.C.P.M.
ankle, foot, Podiatry

Meet Our Patients

Dr. El Chami is one of the best doctors I’ve ever had. He’s patient, kind and very thorough. I would recommend anyone struggling with foot issues to go to him.

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Peoria (309) 691-1400

Pekin (309) 353-4159

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Walk-In Clinic Hours: M-F 9am-6pm | Sat-Sun 9am-noon