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60 Second, Permanent Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis, Plantar Fasciosis, Achilles Tendonitis and Achilles Tendonosis. One Treatment is all it Takes!

The innovative Tenex Health TXTM procedure is a gentle method for percutaneous treatment and removal of diseased tissue and restoration of natural […]

Pain in Your Hip or Back? It Could be Linked to Your Feet

If your hip or lower back has been hurting, and you don’t remember doing anything to injure it, the source of your pain could be your feet! Our bodies are like a chain, with one link–or bone–connecting at the joint to another link. Think about what would happen if the first link in the […]

Sports Medicine: Cuboid Syndrome - The Foot Pain That Won’t Go Away

A few days ago, I saw a 25-year-old male with lateral foot pain who had gone through multiple doctors and six months’ worth of tests and treatments—including x-rays, ultrasound to check blood flow, pain medication, and physical therapy—without results. He had significant swelling along the ankle and the side of the foot, […]

Sports Medicine: Common Myths About Foot Injuries

There are a lot of health myths that are repeated so often, many people assume they’re true. By learning to separate the truth from the common misconceptions, you’ll be prepared to avoid some serious problems.

Here are some of the most frequently believed myths about foot and ankle injuries. Do you […]

Sports Medicine: Got heel pain? We’ve got solutions.

If you’re suffering from heel pain, you’re not alone. In fact, 1 in 5 of my patients complain of some type of discomfort or strain in the heel. The good news is, you don’t have to resign yourself to living with this chronic pain.

Why is heel pain so common?

Because […]

Sports Medicine: Sinus Tarsi Syndrome - The Ankle Pain That Isn't

Patients commonly complain about painful heels and ankles. This problem is sometimes challenging and can become resistant to standard treatment such as rest, ice, bandaging, physical therapy, oral anti-inflammatories and injections. No doubt, many patients have encountered their primary care physician or other specialist yet despite their doctors’ best efforts they remain unimproved.

This past […]

Sports Medicine - The Facts about Orthotics

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Sports enthusiasts since the early 1970’s have been turning to the little plastic devices that have helped revolutionize the field of sports medicine. The functional foot orthotic (as it is technically known) emerged during those early years as an alternative method of treating sports injuries without surgery. The elite athletes […]

Foot Surgery: New Approaches To An Old Problem Bunions

Have you had to buy larger shoes recently? Do you only have a few pairs of shoes that are comfortable? Have you been changing the way you walk or stand to avoid pain? Does it seem as though your big toe is angling back toward your foot or is a bump appearing where there was […]

Sports Medicine: Heel Pain in the Young Athlete

Earlier this year I wrote about a number of possible causes for heel pain in the adult. The pain, of course, constitutes a helpful signal alerting you that something is wrong and maybe where the problem is in the foot. Among the lesser known causes of heel pain is calcaneal apophysitis – injury to the […]

Sports Medicine: Patello-Femoral Syndrome Spells Knee Pain

This source of pain is known by a seemingly unending variety of names, “runners knee”, “bikers knee”, the tongue twisters patellofemoral syndrome and chondromalacia patella. Why should anyone care about a problem with such a confusing and complex sounding name? Anyone with knee pain should listen up – according to many leading sources and sports […]