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 […]

Some Summer Time Perils For Your Feet

What is wrong with wearing flip flops? Flip flops are summer time favorite. They go on easy and come off even easier. They are cool, come in many colors and can be hosed off when dirty. Some are even platform for those that are height challenged. The difficulty with flip flops comes when they are […]

Summer Time Perils For Your Feet

Flip Flops, Sprains, Puncture Wounds, Cuts, Contusions, Sun Burns, Blisters, and Tetanus The other day I was mowing and stepped off the mower right onto a nail. It was old, rusty and dirty just the kind of thing to put me at risk for tetanus. Aside from the actual injury, the dirt on the nail […]

Nail Trauma

Man how it hurts when you drop something on your toe! I did that very thing before this past Christmas. It hurt so bad that I fell down and held it for a while. It hurt for weeks. The nail didn’t fall off, although it can do that depending on how bad it’s damaged. I […]

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 […]

Vote Our Conscious

As important as the presidential election was, (whether you believe President Trump or Sectary Clinton was the greatest thing or the ruin of our country), it is important that we do our civic duty and vote our conscious. There are more important things that we can all do to make the world a better place […]

Many Thanks

Hi friends, I have just had the most marvelous time on a cruising adventure. I spend 6 years in the US Navy and I enjoy being at sea. It is relaxing and comforting to me. I am amazed at the deep blue and turquoise color of the water and how it changes in front of […]