Dancing Dangers

Are you familiar with “Dancing with the Stars” and “So You Think You Can Dance”? These television dance programs showcase the rigors of dancing, as well as potential foot and ankle injuries that come with the territory. “Dancers have the same type of injuries as any other athlete. They have fractures, sprains, strains, tendinitis, ingrown nails, plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, and of course blisters,” said APMA member and podiatric physician … Read more

Heel Pain

Do you feel a stabbing pain in your heel with your first steps out of bed in the morning? You’re not alone! Every day, thousands of Americans suffer from this condition. Plantar fasciitis, more commonly known as heel pain, is by far the most common complaint patients bring to podiatric physicians. Aching heels can truly affect your lifestyle and disrupt essential activities and prevent you, to a large extent, from playing sports or simply going … Read more