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 […]

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 […]