Finding The Perfect Boot

While wearing winter boots will keep your feet warm and dry, it is important to follow a few simple tips to ensure you are not actually damaging your feet this winter.Getting The Right Fit:When trying on boots, bring the type of socks you will be […]

Get Fungus Free Nails Before Summer!

Now is the time to get rid of your toenail fungus if you want clear nails by summer! It can take from one to three treatments spread out over a few weeks to destroy the fungus. Once the fungus is destroyed it can take 6 […]

Fantasy Football Injury Guide: Plantar Fasciitis

Welcome to the third installment of the fantasy football injury guide! Today’s injury is plantar fasciitis. While this is not a sudden injury like most injuries can be in football, plantar fasciitis can be just as painful as a torn ligament or a fractured bone.Plantar […]

Fantasy Football Injury Guide: Turf Toe

Turf Toe is an injury that is often underestimated as a severe injury. Turf Toe is actually a debilitating and painful sprain of the ligaments around the big toe that can cause your favorite player many weeks of being out of the game.The ligaments in […]

Basketball Ankle Injuries

Fantasy Football Series: High Ankle Sprain

Stress Fractures: Prevention Is The Best Medicine

Stress fractures are tiny cracks in the bone caused by over-use and repetitive force put on the bones such as running and jumping. A bone goes through a cycle of resorption and growth of bone where the bone cells are constantly being replaced. 

Repetitive force does not […]

Flip Flops That Act as Orthotics

Your Salty Summer Soles!

The foot Boutique

Between walking barefoot on the beach, in the yard, or around the pool, the summer can wreak havoc on the soles of your feet. Having healthy soles is not just a cosmetic problem, tiny cracks in your skin can allow bacteria and viruses to […]

Olympic Hopefuls Crushed by Ankle Injuries

Take a Stand Against Heel Pain

Advancement in medical technology has allowed podiatrists to treat many conditions and cure patients of their pain. While general physicians can start the process in treating your heel pain, having a podiatrist on your case can drastically diminish the period of time that you are […]

Platelet Rich Plasma Injections, Getting Mixed results

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections have been making a splash in the medical world with famous athletes taking the injections to speed recovery and physicians seeing great success in their own patient’s recovery.

PRP injections consist of the patient’s own blood platelets being spun down from […]

A Fungus Among Us

Athlete’s foot, or tinea pedis, is a fungal infection of the foot that can cause flaking, a burning sensation, or itchy bumps. This fungus is typically transmitted in moist areas where people walk barefoot such as showers or by the pool. Although this fungus is […]

Keeping Your Feet Safe This Summer!

High Heels Devastate Your Calves

Toe Numbness

A Neuroma occurs between toesand causes numbnessNumbness in the toes is generally a result of conditions that affect the nerves or blood vessels that supply the  foot. Toe numbness could also result from infection, inflammation, trauma, or some sort of tumor in the foot. Most […]

Yankees Pitcher Suffers Open Anke Dislocation

Open dislocation of the ankleA New York Yankees pitcher, Joba Chamberlain, suffered an extreme injury to his ankle. While jumping on a trampoline with his son, he suffered an open dislocation of his right ankle. When the ankle is  dislocated, the bone can either break […]

What is a Lisfranc Injury?

Virginia Tech linebackers Bruce Taylor and Jeron Gouveia-Winslow are facing a possible career ending injury called a Lisfranc fracture.A Lisfranc injury result if bones in the midfoot are broken or ligaments that support the midfoot are torn. The severity of the injury can be simple, […]

Radio Frequency Therapy for Chronic Pain

This past week, Dr.Molan of Carmel Foot Specialists had Radio frequency Therapy performed on his neuroma by Dr.Miller.  Radio frequency therapy is used to treat chronic foot pain and is usually used to treat heel pain and pain near the toes. This pain is often […]

What To Do About Bursitis

Ankle Fractures

What To Do About Stinky Feet

Wearing your favorite pair of shoes day after day can cause them to seriously stink. The 250,000 sweat glands in your feet and the bacteria in your shoes from the warm, moist environment are to blame. Rotating what shoes you wear will help to cut […]

Eight Easy Tips for Spring Worthy Feet!

You walk so much, you could go to the moon!

Black and Blue Toenails




A black and blue nail is usually caused by sudden or repetitive injury to a toe. This might occur during sports that involve running or stopping quickly. The injury may also result from a heavy object falling on a toe. Bruised, broken blood vessels cause […]

What Causes Stress Fractures

Stress fractures are tiny cracks in the bone caused by over-use and repetitive force put on the bones such as running and jumping. Stress fractures can also be caused by conditions that weaken the bones such as osteoporosis.A bone goes through a cycle of resorption […]

What are Corns and Calluses?

A corn or callus is a thickening of the outer layer of the skin on your foot. Corns usually grow on the top of the foot, often at a toe joint, and can be very painful. Calluses spread on the bottom of the foot, the […]

Platelet Rich Plasma and the Healing Process

Platelet Rich Plasma, or PRP, is a promising treatment for chronic conditions effecting the foot and ankle. Many professional athletes including Alex Rodriguez, Kobe Bryant, Tiger Woods, and Rafael Nadal, have used PRP to assist in healing their injuries.PRP is derived from a small amount of the patient’s […]

Carmel Foot Original Stretching Video

Shock Wave Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the plantar fasciitis which typically affects women, those who are overweight, runners, and those who are on their feet for the majority of their day.

Shockwave therapy is a great treatment we use at Carmel Foot Specialists for those with […]