shin splint

What To Do About Shin Splints

Stephen D. Lasday, DPM Podiatrist Sarasota and Bradenton

The term “shin splints”  or medial tibial stress syndrome refers to pain along or just behind the shin one (tibia) — the large bone in the front of your lower legs. Shin splints can occur during physical activity and result from too much force being placed on your shinbone and connective tissues that attach your muscles to the bone. Shin splints …

Bunions - Foot Problems and Treatments

What to Do if You’re Suffering from Bunions

Stephen D. Lasday, DPM Podiatrist Sarasota and Bradenton

Let’s take some time to talk with Dr. Lasday, director of West Coast Podiatry Center, about a common, but bothersome foot problem, bunions. What are bunions? Dr. Lasday: A bunion is an abnormal bony prominence (a bump) on the joint where your big toe meets the main bones of your foot. What causes bunions? Dr. Lasday: Bunions can occur for …