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 […]

Indulging in the holiday sweets leading to painful feet?

It is the best time of the year! No matter what holiday you celebrate, it seems there is a cluster of different holidays centered around the month of December. With the holiday season comes an increase in family time, and of course, food and drinks. This combination of food and drinks leads to a significant […]

Local Gators In Need of a Good Podiatrist

Football is by far one of the most demanding sports at all levels.  Injuries can happen at anytime and to anybody. Unfortunately, some of my most favorite Gators look like they are in need of a good Podiatrist.   Malik Davis, Hillsborough County’s All-Time Leading Rusher, broke his foot in September.  Although it was never […]

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 […]

Former Tottenham Hotspur Soccer Player Gary Mabbutt Has His Foot Eaten by a Rat!

Former England soccer star Gary Mabbutt, who has suffered from diabetes for years had his foot eaten by a rat, while he was on holiday in South Africa. Gary suffers from an all to common nerve disorder called peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy can be caused by many things, however diabetes is one of the leading […]