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Christmas Lights Causing Those Ankles to Flair Up?

By Dr. Bret Brennan | November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Its that time of a year again! People across the world are preparing for the most hectic time of year. Many of us over the next few weeks will be on a ladder hanging Christmas lights. The night time show of lights for some is a hobby, for others its a full blown job. As …

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Local Gators In Need of a Good Podiatrist

By Binh Nguyen | November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 …

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INGROWN TOE NAILS, ORTHOTICS AND BONE SPURS

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | October 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 an ingrown nail …

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ARCH PAIN, BUNIONS AND HAMMERTOES

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | September 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 …

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Vita Vea Recovering from Calf Strain

By Binh Nguyen | September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Are you ready for some football?! I am and I sure hope Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie Vita Vea is too. The Bucs first round pick has been hampered this entire preseason with what has been described as a calf strain. As a result, he has not played a single down of football in an actual …

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HEEL PAIN,FLAT FEET AND ACHILLES TENDINITIS

By Healthy Feet Podiatry | August 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis Many people suffer from pain in the heel and pain in the arch of the foot first thing in the morning or after sitting for a period of time.  Pain in the heel and pain in the arch of the foot is usually caused from not wearing enough arch support …

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

By Dr. Bret Brennan | August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 …

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Percy Harvin Played with a Broken Ankle

By Binh Nguyen | August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Percy Harvin Played with a Broken Ankle Nearly a decade ago, one of the greatest college football teams ever assembled, won the National Championship. On January 8, 2009, the Florida Gators beat the Oklahoma Sooners 24-14 to claim their 2nd trophy in three years. The team was stacked with talent however the argument can be …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria in Florida Water

By Binh Nguyen | August 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

School is starting up again in Pasco and Hillsborough County however that does not mean summer is over.  It is still very much beach season in sunny Florida. Just because the crowds have died down doesn’t mean the hidden dangers of the ocean have gone away. One popular question I get a lot from patients …

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New York Mets Star Yoenis Cespedes Having Bilateral Heel Surgeries

By Dr. Bret Brennan | July 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

News broke this week that New York Mets Start Yoenis Cespedes will be out for 8-10 months! He is having corrective surgery for bone spurs on the back side of his heel with calcifications within his achilles tendon! Cespedes has been having heel pain for some time now and was placed on injured reserve after …

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