Lisfranc fracture dislocation

Jacksonville Jaguars rookie running back, Travie Etienne, to miss the entire 2021 season due to a Lisfranc fracture dislocation. This injury can be debilitating, especially in athletes, at it stabilizes the entire medial side of the foot. The Lisfranc ligament, if torn, causes significant pain and instability, warranting surgery. Recovery from this type of injury… Continue reading Lisfranc fracture dislocation

Preventive Foot Care

We regularly see patients for preventive maintenance checks, including simple toenail trimming, callus trimming, and regular diabetic checkups. Keeping track of your overall foot health is the primary way to avoid further problems. If you have experienced a diabetic wound in the past, regular checkups every 3-6 months are recommended. In addition, if you have known… Continue reading Preventive Foot Care

PROTECTING FEET FROM THE HEAT

PROTECTING FEET FROM THE HEAT 1.Limit walking barefoot as it exposes feet to sunburn, as well as plantar warts, athlete’s foot, ringworm, and other infections and also increases risk of injury to your feet. 2.Wear shoes or flip-flops around the pool, to the beach, in the locker room and even on the carpeting or in… Continue reading PROTECTING FEET FROM THE HEAT

Put Bunions in Their Place!

Let’s face it. Home remedies aren’t solutions. And, while surgical correction is the best way to achieve relief, some bunion procedures can shorten and alter the look of your toe, that may cause pain and other foot-related issues down the road.The LapiFuse™ Bunion Procedure is a new type of bunion correction that not only reduces… Continue reading Put Bunions in Their Place!

Off the Shelf Arch Supports

Drug Stores, Wal-Mart, Walgreens, Happy Feet, Shoe Stores, Airplane Magazines, Late Night Infomercials There are dozens upon dozens of retailers selling multiple styles and types of arch supports, all claiming “cushy feet, walking on clouds, Balance yourself, Level yourself, and Be Gellin’” among others.  One common theme among these arch supports is that of MARKETING. … Continue reading Off the Shelf Arch Supports

Effect of Knee Position on Foot Pain

The alignment of the leg to the foot bears a significant effect on development of foot deformity and potential pain.  Women tend to have more variations in knee alignment than men.  Women possess wider hips, to allow for child bearing.  As a result, the thigh bone (femur) extends down from the hip at more of an… Continue reading Effect of Knee Position on Foot Pain