Ankle Injuries During the Chicago to Mackinac Yacht Race

The Chicago to Mackinac Yacht Race is the longest running annual freshwater race in the world. Boats race from Navy Pier in Chicago, IL to Mackinac Island, Michigan, which is approximately 333 miles in distance. This is Dr. Cruz’s 15th year of participation and what a year it was. Unexpected storms early Sunday morning caused […]

Kelly Slater Wipes Out With Broken Foot

Whether you’re a stay-at-home mom or a professional athlete, it’s almost impossible to completely avoid injury if you’re participating in any kind of sport.  In Kelly Slater’s case, a freak accident in the ocean earned him a trip to the hospital.  According to his Instagram, the world-champion surfer sustained several broken bones after a large […]

OUCH Gwyneth Paltrow Broke her Foot…Again?!?

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow caught another break…of her foot. The actress is very much familiar with fracturing her lower extremities since in 2010 she stated she suffered from osteopenia. Osteopenia is when the density of the bone is less than normal. This can lead to an increase in fractures since the bones are weaker when compared […]