Lumps and Bumps On The Foot

There are many types of tumors that affect the foot, and many are benign. Two of the most common types are ganglion cysts and plantar fibromas. Ganglion cysts are also known as bible cysts because common treatment was hitting them with a bible so that the cyst would burst. Ganglion cysts are more common in […]

6 Simple Steps To Managing Osteoarthritic Foot Pain

Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States. Almost half of people in their sixties and seventies suffer from arthritic foot pain. There is no cure for arthritis, but there are many types of treatments available that focus on pain management. Osteoarthritis typically occurs in older individuals, or people that have had […]

Lover’s Fracture

The calcaneus bone, or heel bone, is the most commonly fractured tarsal bone in the foot. Calcaneus fractures account for 1-2% of fractures in the body. Calcaneus fractures are also known as Lover’s fractures. Calcaneal fractures often occur due to a jump from a height, which is how the term “Lover’s fracture” was coined because […]

Adrian Peterson’s Foot Debacle

Football is the most popular sport in the United States, and also the source of many injuries. Adrian Peterson, the running back for the Vikings, recently suffered a midfoot sprain forcing him to sit out during the game against the Philadelphia Eagles. The second string running back suffered a hamstring injury, so he was also […]

Tips For Healthier and Happier Feet in 2014

Millions of Americans resolve to lose weight, exercise more often, or be healthier in general. Most people that are unsuccessful with their resolutions are overly ambitious or set unrealistic goals. Doing too much too soon leads to getting burnt out, or even injured. Believe it or not these popular resolutions also have an impact on […]