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Lisfranc Injury

NFL's Lisfranc's Foot Fracture Epidemic: What's Causing It?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 12.12.2012 | Sports
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

As a reconstructive foot surgeon, with significant Lisfranc fracture experience, I am somewhat amazed to see three NFL players to succumb to the dreaded Lisfranc injury, in only one weeks time.

What's Up With Lisfranc Injuries in the NFL?

Abby Sims | Posted 10.12.2012 | Sports
Abby Sims

Santonio Holmes, Jets wide receiver, Cedric Benson, running back for Green Bay and Carolina center, Ryan Kalil all have something unfortunate in common; they recently suffered Lisfranc injuries.

Santonio Holmes' Lisfranc Injury: A Foot Surgeons Perspective

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 12.03.2012 | Sports
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

The cat is out of the bag -- Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes has the dreaded Lisfranc injury. He will miss the rest of the season. But what exactly is a Lisfranc injury anyway?

Struggling Jets About To Get Even Worse?

AP | DENNIS WASZAK Jr. | Posted 10.03.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- First, Darrelle Revis. Now, Santonio Holmes. A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday night that Holmes ...

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.

The High Heel Foot Fracture: A Real Injury

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

The midfoot arch is particularly susceptible to injury when wearing high heels. The foot is not designed to function in this position, so when one trips or falls in high heels there can be excessive force placed on the midfoot, causing it to break or dislocate.

Foot Pain Can Affect a Fastball?

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

The recent placement of Yankee's starter Chien-Ming Wang on the DL reminds us of the complex and delicate balance of the kinetic chain in competitive pitchers.