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 […]

Philadelphia 76ers Rookie Dealing With Plantar Fasciitis

As if this season wasn’t tough enough for my Sixers, rookie of the year candidate Dario Saric has recently been placed on a minutes restriction as he deals with plantar fasciitis. Unfortunately for Saric, plantar fasciitis can be a disabling foot condition; however with the proper professional care from a podiatrist, plantar fasciitis can be […]

Alliteration Aside, there’s a Foot Fish Feeding Frenzy in Thailand

If you have ever been lucky enough to travel to beautiful Thailand, then you will know exactly what I’m talking about when I say the words “Fish Spa!” However if you have not had the opportunity yet, this pedicure may sound new and unusual to you. For what it’s worth, if you have not traveled […]

Facts About Arch Pain and Heel Pain in Kids

At Healthy Feet Podiatry we pride ourselves on treating patients of all ages. A very common problem we see in children is general foot pain. It is assumed that foot pain is normal in kids and is usually written off as “growing pains;” however, foot pain is not normal and should not be dismissed. Two […]