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

White, Chalky Toenails?

Do you have chronic, white, chalky toeails? This could be a superficial fungal infection, and MAYbe (ladies…) related to excessive use of nail polish. For more healthy appearing toenails, give us a call at 270-684-5252.

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.

Don’t Forget Your Socks!

Make sure you’re wearing socks when you slip on a pair of tennis shoes. Socks provide your feet with support and protection from things such as fungus and bacteria. So, keep your feet in their best condition by remembering to slip on those socks.

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!