Salt Water Injuries, A Painful Reality For Beach Goers

Because of our location in the Tampa Bay area it is common to come across injuries suffered at the beach, or more specifically, in the water. Other than common injuries one could suffer while frolicking on the beach or in the water, other overlooked injuries include that of our water bound friends! Whether it’s a […]

Ingrown Toenails, A Common Problem Found In Soccer Players

Ingrown toenails can be one of the most painful foot conditions to experience. It may seem like a small thing but a painful, ingrown toenail can stop even the biggest person in his or her tracks. And I should know because I’ve dealt with one myself. An ingrown toenail occurs when the border of the […]

Avoiding Traditional Surgery for Neuromas, Let Me Introduce You to Cryosurgery

Have you been diagnosed with a neuroma? Have you been told your only option is surgery? If you answered yes to either of these questions, let me introduce you to Cryosurgery (aka Cryozone). Cryosurgery is a natural, minimally invasive, in-office procedure that has alleviated neuroma pain in up to 85% of affected patients in only […]

Helping the Geriatric Population Prevent Falls… an important detail in a podiatrist’s job

Podiatrist are specialists in all things of the lower extremity, specifically from the knee down to the toes. However, also examining and evaluating a patient’s gait (the way he or she walks) is very important too, especially in the geriatric population! Whether you, your parents or grandparents are using a cane/walker or not, stability is […]

Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr. undergoes PRP for knee, but how can PRP help your foot pain?

It is not uncommon for professional athletes to pursue natural regenerative medicine to help treat ailments as a way to avoid surgery or potentially long term pain. Oubre was hampered by knee pain during the Wizards post season run and turned to PRP for relief. PRP, also known as Platelet Rich Plasma, is an alternative […]

What does Podiatry and Jack Daniel’s have in Common?

Does Jasper Daniel sound familiar, well, how about Jack Daniels? Jasper “Jack” Newton Daniel is the mastermind behind the well known Tennessee whiskey. After touring the distillery during a recent trip to Lynchburg, TN, I learned of an interesting bit of information in regards to Daniels’ life, specifically how he allegedly died. The common story […]

Shaq Shows off his Feet on National TV

Just the other day Hall of Fame (and one of my all time favorite) basketball player Shaquille O’Neal showed his foot on TNT’s coverage of the basketball playoffs. As you can see above, his feet have seen better days. As you can assume though, being 7’2” and weighing 325 lbs can take a toll on […]

The Spurs Playoff Run Ends After Kawhi’s Injury

The San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors have officially finished battling it out in the Western Conference Finals of the NBA. Unfortunately for the Spurs, the season ended premature due an injury to their super star Kawhi Leonard. Leonard suffered an ankle injury in Game 1 of the series. Ankle sprains are one of […]

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 […]