Impractical Joker’s Painful Flat Feet Are Not So Funny After All?

For many of you who watch truTV, the name Sal Vulcano is nothing new to you. He is one of four comedians that competes with his friends to humiliate each other on the hit show Impractical Jokers. If you recall they even did a segment in a podiatry office. He also routinely complains of his […]

Bayern Munich Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer out with Metatarsal Fracture

After suffering a defeat at the hands of Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid, the German goalkeeper was found to have suffered a metatarsal fracture in his left foot. The metatarsals are the long bones behind your toes. Many of you may be familiar with a Jones fracture, which is a fracture of the 5th metatarsal. […]

Jordan Henderson of Liverpool kept out of action with Plantar Fasciitis

Henderson, a star midfielder for Liverpool and the England national team has been dealing with chronic plantar fasciitis throughout the season. Up to this point he has missed seven plus games while suffering with chronic heel pain. Plantar Fasciitis is a condition sometimes referred to as heel spur syndrome that affects a vast majority of […]

Ready To Run For the Roses? The 2017 Kentucky Derby is Here!

The most exciting two minutes in sports is just around the corner!  Soon we’ll be hearing who the final list of contenders are running for the roses.  These horses are looked over from head to hoof for any medical conditions that could impede their ability to run.  Veterinarians keep a watchful eye on the horses’ […]

Cautionary Tips For Summer Beach Sports and Your Feet

It seems like spring is here and summer is closely approaching!  That means it’s beach time!  For us Floridians that can withstand the heat, there’s nothing like hanging out at the beach all day playing beach volleyball, tennis, or windsurfing just to name a few. During this fun time though, it’s important to not overlook […]

Senators Defenseman Erik Karlsson is Playing with Heel Fractures

Karlsson is an all star defenseman and a key cog in the Senators roster if they hope to advance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Karlsson suffered an injury to his left heel on March 28 when he blocked a shot. The heel bone, also known as the calcaneus is a very delicate bone with most […]

Clippers Blake Griffin to Miss Remainder of Playoffs

During the Clippers weekend playoff game, the all star forward left the game with what was initially described as a bruise to his big toe.  However when hearing that he would miss the remainder of the game, on top of the rest of the post season, speculation was rampant that the injury was more severe […]

There’s an Epidemic of Hamstring Injuries affecting the MLB

Over the course of the last week a handful of major leaguers were placed on the disabled list due to hamstring injuries/tightness. Although it may seem as though the hamstring has nothing to do with foot injuries treated by a podiatrist, there is more to it than may meet the eye. For the majority of […]