Common Causes and Treatments of Stress Fractures

Spring has finally arrived here in NYC.  I’m happy to report that I have run a half marathon this week, and my quads are recovering nicely, thank you.  I’m also happy to report that I treated the first stress fracture of the season in my NYC podiatry office today.  What is that you ask?  Read on, dear […]

Usain Bolt and the Most Common Running Injuries

He’s back. The fastest man ever is back running after a recent unspecified running injury. It’s hard to tell exactly what was injured, but after an injury and treatment in Munich- far away from this NYC podiatrist- Usain is back on track and running again, as reported here. According to Usain, “setbacks are a part […]

A Super Day

Well it’s over.  Once again the Superbowl is played out, the halftime show is over, players went home, commercials are uploaded to YouTube, and I think some of my NYC podiatry patients are still making their way from the stadium to Secaucus Junction to catch the New Jersey Path train.  It wasn’t much of a […]

Working It: NYC Marathon

I had the opportunity to work the medical tent at the finish line of the NYC half marathon last Sunday.  For those of you who are unfamiliar, it’s a 13.1 mile run through the island of Manhattan, starting in Central Park, travelling south through Times Square, and along the West Side Highway for a finish […]

No Pain, No Gain?

There was an expression, back in the day, that went something along the lines of, “No pain, no gain”.  Many of you might remember this one.  The idea is that it’s not worth the sweat unless it hurts a little.  Based on that, many of the patients limping into my NYC podiatry office with ankle […]