INGROWN TOE NAILS, ORTHOTICS AND BONE SPURS

Ingrown Toe Nails Ingrown Nails, also known as onychocryptosis, is a common nail condition that occurs when an offending nail edge grows into the surrounding skin such as the nail border. Sometimes, the nail can penetrate and break the skin which introduces bacteria and increases the chance of an infection. The most common cause of […]

ARCH PAIN, BUNIONS AND HAMMERTOES

Arch pain Arch pain in the foot can be the result of various conditions with different etiologies. The most common cause is plantar fasciitis, which is the result of repetitive microtrauma along the band of tissue along the bottom of the foot that causes it to become inflamed. Another condition known as Posterior Tibial Tendon […]

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 […]