Archive for October, 2008

Pedicure Do’s & Don’t

In a survey of women ages 18-49 by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), close to 50% stated that they had received a professional pedicure by the age of 25. Most podiatrists agree that pampering your feet is good for foot hygiene, but improper foot care or use of pedicure tools can lead to the [...]

Turf Toe in Football Players

Darren McFadden of the Oakland Raiders was limited to 20 yards on 7 carries in Sunday’s game. This under performance was most likely due to his recent turf toe injury. Turf toe is the hyperextension of the big toe joint, called the first metatarsal phalangeal joint (MPJ). The name was derived from the higher incidence [...]