Entries by Ted Butterfield, DPM

Nail Trauma

A very common and under-treated form of trauma is that to the toenail itself. Trauma to the nail occurs from a variety of mechanisms, with sports, kicking furniture and doors opening across toes being common causes. Obviously going bare foot or wearing open toe shoes are big risk factors. While painful, most toenail injuries will […]

Ankle Sprains

An ankle sprain is a very common injury and can happen to any person in any age group. Common ways that people are injured include sports, work, daily activities or simply mis-stepping on uneven ground. The injury occurs with twisting or inversion of the ankle, which is where the foot turns inward beyond normal limits […]