Month: March 2013

Stress Fractures Are Common Among Basketball Players

By Dr. Nicole Freels / March 31, 2013 / Comments Off on Stress Fractures Are Common Among Basketball Players

It seems like the sports world took a collective gasp as word of Louisville’s Kevin Ware’s broken leg went viral. If you saw it live or watched the replays, you more than gasped. Ware, who plays for the #1 rated Louisville Cardinals, went down in the first half of the Elite Eight game against #2…

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Pop Goes The Blister

By Dr. Nicole Freels / March 28, 2013 / Comments Off on Pop Goes The Blister

A blister is a pocket of fluid that builds up under the skin from shear forces and friction.  Blisters occur most frequently in the beginning of a training regimen and/or sporting season, but we all know that new shoes will bring up a pesky blister quickly too. Which areas are most vulnerable?  ANY area of…

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That Bone Doesn’t Belong Here: The Sarah Jessica Parker Saga

By Dr. Nicole Freels / March 27, 2013 / Comments Off on That Bone Doesn’t Belong Here: The Sarah Jessica Parker Saga

Sarah Jessica Parker has done some real damage to her feet over the years and she and her podiatrist had a nice long sit down. It was only after she twisted her ankle on the set of I Don’t Know How She Does It that she discovered she had another foot issue. SJP sat down…

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Did Kim Kardashian have an ingrown toenail?

By Dr. Nicole Freels / March 25, 2013 / Comments Off on Did Kim Kardashian have an ingrown toenail?

By the looks of the toe bandaging in this picture, she may have had a common procedure for an ingrown toenail called a “matrixectomy.” We aren’t friends with her and haven’t confirmed this….but let’s just speculate! Ingrown toenails can be very painful and easily self-diagnosed, however, they are not easily treated at home. Some of…

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