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Diagnosis & treatment & PREVENTION of foot & foot related lower extremity sports related problems. Indications & uses of prescription in shoe orthotics. Foot, ankle functional exercises for injury prevention & enhanced performance. Specific specialty in orthotic use in figure skating & hockey. Access to all topics re sports medicine at radio shows & articles re "the physical & mental challenges of the high performance youth athlete.


Podiatry Management Magazine, 9/10/10, "Hitting the Airwaves- this podiatrist uses his own radio show to promote Podiatry Podiatry Management Mag-6/-7/2010, "Figure Skating, Olympic Gold, & Podiatry Lower Extremity Review,7/2012, Pediatric Obesity weighs on Bones & Joints Numerous articles,"the sports doctor"- listed news articles 3 years of weekly radio shows, "the sports doctor", listed shows


BA degree science Univ. Louisville, Doctor Podiatric Medicine, Scholls College Podiatric Medicine, Chicago, Ill.

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Treated many athletes in all sports, tennis- John McEnroe, Tracy Austin, numerous members of 85 Super Bowl Bears Evan Lysacek, 2010 men's Olympic Gold Medal figure skating champion.

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Stephen Guyton10/13/16101010Well done and clear
BEATRIZ A07/13/16101010 
andey06/30/16101010thank you so much for your quick .....
Mitch05/23/1610Thanks Dr Weil! That was very helpful! .....

Recent Answers from Dr. Bob Weil

2016-10-13 Hamstring Problem MRI attached!:

Hi Stephen- Good news is that it appears there is no tear or damage to hamstring area. Probable tendonitis or myositis problem, ( tendon or muscle inflammation) The repetitiveness & persistence of your

2016-09-07 Ankle issue:

Hi Alex- when you experience the pop sensation, & hear it, it's quite possible that you injured, possibly partially tore some ligaments in the ankle . An MRI would show that. Ins might allow the test since

2016-07-30 exhale i sometimes pulse pain down both forearms:

Hi J- although probably nothing but over training, please check with your Dr. Radiating pain down your arms with deep breathing could possibly be related to cardio or heart concerns so get evaluated to

2016-07-14 hard pad on bottom of toe:

Hi jj- sounds like you've got a ridge callous on the tip of your toe, often associated with  the toe somewhat curly shaped & pinching that skin during walking to  form hard callous. These are quite common

2016-07-13 Knee surgery?:

H Beatriz- These " wear & tear" problems & their treatments are very subjective. Your age, activity levels are all important factors. My suggestion is to be sure to get a 2nd opinion which would include


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