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Ingrown Toenails, Part 2: Getting Rid of Them for Good

This is part 2 of our 2-part series on ingrown toenails. Go back and check out part 1 if you missed it!

Last week we took a long, hard look at some of the most common causes of ingrown toenails. We covered a lot of ground! […]

Ingrown Toenails, Where Did They Come From?

This is part 1 of our 2-part series on ingrown toenails. Check back next week for part 2!

Ugh, ingrown toenails! They throb and swell with pain. They’re so tender that they can make just putting on a pair of socks an exercise in human misery. […]

Laser Pain Therapy: A Solution for Your Pain

MLS laser therapy is a revolutionary treatment for pain. It’s changing lives for the better, and we’re incredibly excited that we can offer it to you. But before we get into too much detail about what it is or how it works, we’d like to […]

Is Your Spa as Clean as You Think?

A clean spa is a safe spa. So, we have to ask … just how safe is your local spa?

Sure, everything might look clean on the surface. But how many people have used that foot bath today? What kinds of organisms might be hiding in […]

Peyton Manning suffers from chronic plantar fasciitis & a torn plantar fascia

Peyton Manning, quarterback for the Denver Broncos, suffers from chronic plantar fasciitis and a torn plantar fascia in his left foot.  The injury occurred during the November 8th loss against the Indianapolis Colts.

The plantar fascia is a ligament-like band running from your heel to the ball of […]

Former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith tears Achilles tendon

Former Carolina Panthers receiver Steve Smith is out for the rest of the season after tearing his right Achilles tendon during last Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers. He will have surgery early next week followed by rehab.

The Achilles tendon is a long tendon that runs from your […]

Lateral Ankle Sprain or Something More

Pain following a lateral ankle sprain is not unusual. The immediate pain and swelling can be managed using the RICE technique: rest, ice, compression and elevation. Following a reasonable recovery period (2-4 weeks), most injuries will have healed. When disability persists, more damage may have […]

Dez Bryant of the Dallas Cowboys receives PRP Therapy

According to USA Today, Dallas Cowboys’ wide receiver Dez Bryant received Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy last week, injecting stem cells collected from his hip into his ankle, in hopes to speed up his recovery time. Bryant broke his fifth metatarsal bone in his right foot & underwent foot surgery last month.

After an […]

Amniotic Tissue Injections: A New Approach to Chronic Plantar Fasciitis

If you have been suffering from plantar fasciitis (“jogger’s heel”) for more than six months and all conservative treatments consisting of rest, ice, stretching, anti-inflammatory medications, arch supports/orthotics and steroid injections have failed to resolve your symptoms, there is help. The doctors of Carmel Foot Specialists […]

Rory McIlroy will not participate in the 2015 Open Championship in St. Andrews after rupturing his left ATFL last weekend

Rory McIlroy announced Wednesday he will not be participating in the 2015 Open Championship in St. Andrews until he is “100% healthy.” He ruptured his left ATFL (anterior talofibular ligament) “with associated joint capsule damage” while playing soccer with friends this past weekend.

What is the ATFL […]

Dr. Kevin Molan, DPM instructed an MLS Laser Therapy seminar at The Footprints in the Sand Podiatry Conference.

Dr. Kevin Molan, DPM instructed a seminar at The Footprints in the Sand Podiatry Conference sponsored by The Podiatry Institute and co-sponsored by the South Carolina Podiatric Medical Association on Thursday, June 25th 2015 in Hilton Head, SC. He discussed the process and benefits of […]

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist out for the Charlotte Hornets

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, a forward on the Charlotte Hornets, left last Friday’s double overtime game against the Washington Wizards with a left ankle sprain. The Hornets announced that the former Kentucky star will not return for the remainder of the season.

What is an ankle sprain?

An ankle […]

Thunder Rumblings

Reigning MVP Kevin Durant undergoes his second surgical procedure due to soreness and inflammation on his right foot. Durant exited the game Feb. 19 in the fourth quarter against the Dallas Mavericks and sat out Saturday night against the Charlotte Hornets. 

On Sunday, Feb. 22, Durant […]

Marcus Paige & His Road of Plantar Fasciitis

After a number of games since the injury, the North Carolina Tarheels Marcus Paige has made quite the impact for the Heels despite him battling plantar fasciitis.

Starting from the game in which was to honor legendary ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott, an alumnae of the University of […]

Torn Achilles Tendon, Detroit Piston’s Brandon Jennings Done for the Season

It’s third quarter with 1:20 left to play at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, home of the Milwaukee Bucks, and the Detroit Pistons turnover the ball as Point Guard Brandon Knight steals the ball and assists with a jumper making the score 91-65 Bucks. Simultaneously, […]

What is PRP?

Although an emerging technology and technique in sports medicine, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a new wave of therapy to treat injuries like chronic tendon, acute ligament and muscle, and knee arthritis. Famous athletes like Tiger Woods, Rafeal Nadal, Hines Ward, and Kobe Byrant have been […]

Strain VS. Sprain

What’s the difference between ankle sprains and ankle strains? Strains and sprains are often are mistaken to be same injury, however, they are various differences that categorize them into two different injuries-strains & sprains.
STRAIN

What is it? Tendons are fibrous cords of tissue that connects muscles to bones. […]

Laser Center using Light Energy for Pain Management

Sedalia Laser Pain Center, owned by Connie Kiburz RN BSN CRNA, formed the concept of opening the center to aid patients with injuries causing chronic pain through simpler and safer form of technology: MLS Laser Treatment. Dr. Douglas Kiburz, husband of the owner, attended a meeting […]

Are the Carolina Panthers in Trouble?

How to Avoid Ankle Sprains

Fall is here & the NFL is back in the full swing of games. Football, along with other contact sports like soccer and rugby, are known for high reported cases in foot/ankle injuries. With only a couple weeks in, the NFL has reported nearly 40 […]

FGCU offering PRP to their athletes

Diabetes & Peripheral Neuropathy leading to serious Cardiovascular Diseases

PRP Becoming Popular Choice for Injury Treatment

PRP, also known as platelet-rich plasma. has become the exclusive sports medicine treatment in our generation. An article posted by The Washington Post has declared the popularity throughout clinics in the United States for injured athletes to utilize the new medical technology.

How does this treatment work & […]

Portland Timber’s Pa Modou Kah opts for PRP Therapy

Portland Timber’s Pa Modou Kah opts for PRP Therapy to help alleviate pain in both Achilles Tendons struck with tendonitis. The Timber’s centerback has already missed two games this month and will most likely sit out for the first match in the U.S. Open Cup […]

Update Alert: Cam, Newton Recovering from Ankle Surgery

Straight from ESPN, Cam Newton is looking forward to this upcoming season! Quarterback for the Carolina Panthers says he’s on a rapid recovery from surgery to repair ligament damage in his left ankle which occurred during a play in mid-third quarter against the New Orleans […]

NY Giants Eli Manning undergoes ankle surgery

For all you football fanatics, here’s a little sports update on what’s going on in the NFL. NY Giants quarterback, Eli Manning, underwent an ankle debridement procedure last Friday (April 10th) due to prolonged pain and swelling from season finale game against the Washington Redskins.NFL teams […]

Cam Newton Undergoing Ankle Surgery

 

 
Bad news strikes again.
Quarterback Cam Newton will undergo a minor ankle surgery tomorrow (Wednesday- 3/19/14) at CMC- Charlotte Metro Hospital. Foot Specialist Robert Anderson will be performing the surgery.

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports that the procedure will tighten ankle ligaments that has been giving […]

How Should Your Foot Hit The Ground?

The common concept of the “Running Form” isUpright postural alignment with slight forward tiltCompact arm swing Short StridesCadence of 180 steps or higher per minuteCompetitor Magazine posted an article on March 5, 2014 on the importance of foot-striking.  Physical Therapist, Jay Dicharry, states that […]

The “How-Tos” to avoid foot cramps!

   Many runners have these cramps at least a few times a year. The most common cause is over-exertion of the muscles, especially early in the run. There may be a nutritional issue also. Here are some tips to prevent further damage to […]

Parents Fighting Against Their Children’s Obesity

Obesity is an important health condition that manifests through an excessive mass of body fat that may have harmful effects on individuals’ health and life expectancy. A person is considered to be obese when his body mass index is over 30 kg per square meter. […]