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

Heel Spurs

Heel spurs are just one of the reasons for heel pain. Heel spurs are small bone growths that can be detected by an X-Ray. Dr. Block will perform an exam to better understand your heel pain and make the proper diagnosis. Call today to relieve yourself of pain.

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