New Orleans Saints DT Ruptures Achilles Tendon

The end of the NFL season is approaching and the battle to the Super Bowl has become quite intense! Of course, with football comes injuries and it is going to be a little more challenging for the New Orleans Saints after losing their star defensive tackle. On Sunday, Sheldon Rankins ruptured his achilles tendon on […]

Pediatric Foot Pain, Arch and Heel Pain, Warts, and Ingrown Toenails

Do you notice your child complaining of foot pain or unable to keep up with other children? More than likely your kid is suffering from one of the common conditions that often affect their feet such as flat feet, heel pain, ingrown nails, warts, or shin splints. These complaints should be taken seriously and treated […]

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 […]