Author: Dr. Christopher Seat

Metatarsalgia – Plantar Plate Tears

Pain in the ball of the foot, also referred to as Metatarsalgia, is a very common complaint for which patients seek treatment. There are many ailments that can cause Metatarsalgia, some of the more common being Morton’s neuroma, stress fracture, plantar plate tear, capsulitis, and arthritis. Some of these conditions can be difficult for the […]

What is causing your pain the ball of the foot?

Pain in the ball of the foot, also referred to as Metatarsalgia, is a very common complaint for which patients seek treatment.  There are many ailments that can cause Metatarsalgia, some of the more common being Morton’s neuroma, stress fracture, plantar plate tear, capsulitis, and arthritis.  Some of these conditions can be difficult for the […]

The Achilles Tendon

Coming from an athletic background, and still loving to watch and participate in sports, I commonly find myself contemplating different foot and ankle injuries that could happen while I am playing. While shooting around last weekend, I found myself thinking about Achilles tendon ruptures. They happen very commonly while playing basketball from either jumping or […]