Achilles Tendon Injuries

If you watch basketball you probably saw or heard about DeMarcus Cousins recent injury to his achilles tendon.  He was diagnosed after the game with an MRI confirming a complete rupture of his achilles tendon which means he will not … Continue reading

Wrong size shoes?

Are you wearing the wrong size shoes? A recent study done in the UK on 2000 patients shows 1/3 of men and almost ½ of women have shoes that don’t fit right.   Some people might ask how that is possible … Continue reading

Foot Pain and the Brain

Pains in the feet can present themselves in many different ways such as sharp, dull, shooting, numb, tingling, burning, aching, stabbing and throbbing. We use a lot of words to describe our pains because they can be different and just … Continue reading

How is Gout Treated?

Up to now, we’ve talked about what causes gout and things that people most often mistake for gout. The obvious question is, “How is gout treated?” There are multiple factors to consider. The first is diet. An extensive internet search … Continue reading

Gout! Why Me?

Oftentimes, when one thinks of gout, they think of their grandma seated with her leg up in the air and a big red toe with a heating pad on it.  This is a common misconception.  Gout can actually occur as … Continue reading

Holiday Toothpick

Everyone knows that even the best athletes and most talented stars spend hours practicing and brushing up on their skills.  As a surgeon Dr. Williamson is always looking for opportunities to learn new ways to do things to make sure … Continue reading

Don’t Forget the Ice

I see many types  of injuries to the foot and ankle during a regular day at work.  These include sprains, broken bones, inflamed joints, tendonitis, and other mild overuse injuries.  The most popular problem we see is heel pain or plantar … Continue reading