Dunkirk Exceeds Box Office Expectations, but Likely Gave Thousands Foot Problems!

Dunkirk, the hit new WWII movie was a resounding success in the box office. The movie is about allied troops being stranded on the beach and saved by air and sea to escape certain demise. As a podiatrist watching a movie like this, its hard to not think about their poor wet feet! In the […]

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Gout, how do I Know if I Have it?

Gout is an arthritic condition that is commonly misdiagnosed by ER’s across the country. Many people develop that dreaded red, swollen, painful toe and report to the emergency room only to have blood drawn and be told, “it’s not gout.” I’m here to tell you, that is incorrect. Gout is a systemic arthritic condition that […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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