USA Today - Dr. Steven Weinfeld: “Joakim Noah Battling Foot Problem for Good Defense”

 – April 24, 2013 /Press Release/  –– 

Plantar fasciitis has turned into an epidemic in the Chicago Bulls-Brooklyn Nets series. The painful foot condition limited Bulls center Joakim Noah's minutes in Game One and Game Two, and Nets guard Joe Johnson is a gametime decision with the same injury for Game Three. Dr. Steven Weinfeld, an orthopaedic surgeon and chief of the Foot and Ankle Service at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, said the most common description for plantar fasciitis is "a very sharp pain like they're being stabbed with a knife." Learn more