Month: January 2013

Why Are Hyperbaric Chambers So Popular With Athletes?

By Dr. Nicole Freels / January 29, 2013 / Comments Off on Why Are Hyperbaric Chambers So Popular With Athletes?

Have you heard of these chambers before? Sure you have! They are somewhat infamous for being associated with Michael Jackson and his recovery from the Pepsi fire,  but more recently they have been utilized by professional athletes. Terrell Owens even had one of these pricey chambers installed in his house! So what gives? What’s so great about…

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Sesamoiditis – A Big Pain in the Foot!

By Dr. Nicole Freels / January 22, 2013 / Comments Off on Sesamoiditis – A Big Pain in the Foot!

So, you’ve been increasing your activity – trying to get in shape, right? You’ve been jogging, dancing, jumping rope, etc and doing everything like you’re supposed to, except now you have a big pain in the foot! The sesamoid bones are hard working bones and it’s no surprise that the area around the bone can…

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