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Foot Injury

Plantar Fascia Tear: Will Lakers Pau Gasol Need Foot Surgery?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 04.09.2013 | Sports
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Lakers forward Pau Gasol injured the plantar fascia of his foot while playing the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center. Gasol, on twitter, announced that an MRI revealed a "torn fascia." But how serious is ruptured plantar fascia, and will he need surgery?

Rasheed Wallace and Stress Injuries

Abby Sims | Posted 03.24.2013 | Sports
Abby Sims

What is a stress reaction and how does it differ from a stress fracture? Excessive and repetitive loading on weight-bearing bones can cause what some term "fatigue damage."

What's Up With Santonio Holmes' Foot Injury?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 12.02.2012 | Sports
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Since Sunday's game, when Santonio Holmes injured his left foot, there has been much speculation as to what could be wrong with it.

Athletes Beware -- Aches, Pains and Strains; How Did That Happen?

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 01.15.2012 | Sports
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

No matter what position you play injuries can occur while playing; in your shoulder, legs, ankles and feet. The questions are: How did it happen and when can I play?

Is Diabetes Worth The Work? Just Wait 'Till You Hurt Your Foot

Riva Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

My painful sleepless night put every diabetes-foot horror into my head. Will I get gangrene? Will they have to amputate my foot? How will I exercise without my foot?

Yao Ming Could Miss Entire Season With foot injury

Houston Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Casting a degree of doubt on Yao Ming's immediate and long-term NBA future, Rockets team physician Tom Clanton on Monday described the extent of the c...

Orthotics Can Help a Superbowl Champion, So They Can Probably Help You

Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano

Years ago, orthotics were reserved for special cases but now professional athletes in all sports have been clued in to their potential benefits.

The Benefits Of Bare Feet

New York Magazine | Adam Sternbergh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Walking is easy. It's so easy that no one ever has to teach you how to do it. It's so easy, in fact, that we often pair it with other easy activities-...