Category: Injuries

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 […]

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 […]