Expectation Management

Lessons Learned from a trip to the ER I have to admit that for the last few years I have used an interesting tactic with my children to get Them to stop roughhousing. Anytime the kids getting out of hand … Continue reading

Happy Feet!

April is National Foot Health Month! Healthy feet are happy feet, but what is foot health and what does it mean to have happy feet? Happy feet are more than the Disney-Pixar film. Happy feet are painless feet. So, if … Continue reading

MRSA: Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

There is an ongoing battle between the best science can offer and bacteria. When penicillin was first discovered to treat infections, humans arrogantly thought that they had won the war on infectious disease. But, like any organism or creature, there … Continue reading

Chronic Ankle Instability – Part 1

Chronic ankle instability is a condition in which the ankle “gives out” frequently. The ankle either doesn’t give the right feedback to the brain or the motor response is not firing in a way to keep the ankle from rolling … Continue reading

My Toe is Short!

A congenital or idiopathic condition shown here is known as brachymetarsia. The toe isn’t actually the problem. The toe is roughly the correct size. The real issue is that one of the long bones in the foot, the metatarsal, is … Continue reading