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Dr. Marybeth Crane

Dr Marybeth Crane is a board certified podiatric foot and ankle surgeon who specializes in sportsmedicine. She is the managing partner of Foot & Ankle Associates of North Texas in Grapevine, TX. She recently published a book on running injuries, "If Your Running Feet Could Talk." She... Full Bio
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Geovany Soto and His Os Trigonum by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Geovany Soto and His Os Trigonum His Os Trigonum is gone thank goodness! He should be ready to rock and roll by opening day! What is this Os Trigonum latin-sounding thing a ... Read on »
Healthy Chocolate? by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I just had to share since I love chocolate!!! -Dr Crane Chocolate is Not Just for Lovers By Susan Kitchen (Borrowed from USA Triathlon newsletter 2/11/14)Who doesn’t crave ... Read on »
Rash or Athlete's Foot Fungus? by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Around 70% of the population will suffer from athlete’s foot at some time in their lifetime! Athlete's foot is the layman’s term used for tinea pedis, which is a very common ... Read on »
Do Orthotics Work? by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I am officially convinced after over 15 years in practice that there is no “perfect” foot. My wonderful occupation allows me to help people get back on their feet! I can do ... Read on »
I've Got a Tumor...I Just Know It! by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Several times a day I will see patients that are convinced they have some sort of soft tissue mass or tumor on the bottom of their foot.  Usually their pain is under their 2 ... Read on »
This Little Piggie Wants to Go to the Market! (but can't because of chronic pain!) by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I know, I know! We wish all our “piggies” (or our feet for that matter!) were always in good enough shape to go to the market! So why are you not better already? Have your f ... Read on »
What Does an Achilles Tendon Tear Look Like? by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine You have probably read several articles and heard on the news multiple times about someone famous tearing their Achilles tendon.  This is no simple fete.  The Achilles tendo ... Read on »
Chemotherapy Effects on the Feet by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Cancer is a difficult thing to deal with.  Once you are diagnosed, there are so many decisions to make regarding your treatment options.  And if chemotherapy is in your trea ... Read on »
The Foot Bone's Connected to the Back Bone (and Hip and Knee...)! by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I heard THE BEST saying from one of our FAANT “team” members today. She said “It’s amazing that something that far down can affect something that far up!!” No truer words ha ... Read on »
Flip Floppin' Away to Flip Flop Injuries by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Trust me! I can absolutely relate to the thoughts of so many who have waited an entire winter, (which thank goodness is not a long one in Texas!), to finally let their feet ... Read on »
Beach Etiquette for Feet by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As many of my patients know, I love to travel.  And beautiful beaches are my favorite.  During a recent trip to Grand Cayman I watched some appalling things happen to feet. ... Read on »
Kobe Bryant is Out for the Rest of the Season After Suffering a Torn Achilles Tendon by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The Laker fans are crying this morning after their star, Kobe Bryant, suffers a torn Achilles tendon last night. Kobe felt a "pop" and stated he thought someone kicked him d ... Read on »
Foot and Leg Cramps Driving You Crazy? by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Foot and leg cramps can be caused by all sorts of things. Nighttime cramps are usually a sudden spasm, or tightening, of the muscles in the calf, arch and toes. They often ... Read on »
Why Am I Still Swelling? by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine We hear this question after almost every post op patient or any patient who has had a moderate to severe injury.  And as I tell my patients preop, expect swelling.  And I’ ... Read on »
Shoe Gear After Bunion Surgery by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine You have gotten your bunions surgically corrected and have grand expectations of wearing any shoe you want, when you want, for as long as you want.  Sound familiar?  Let’s ... Read on »
Acute Vs. Chronic Heel Pain: New Treatments Available by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Dr Marybeth Crane discusses acute versus chronic heel pain in this informative video. It is important to understand the difference between acute plantar fasciitis and chroni ... Read on »
Foot Check-Up- What Am I Looking For? by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Last night I checked my feet. I don’t know why. They do not hurt. But I gave them a good look over on the bottoms, tops, heels, in between my toes. A foot check-up !  It has ... Read on »
Is Bunion Surgery Worth It? by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Is Bunion Surgery Worth It? Interesting question that can be answered yes and no. Yes, if you have pain every day in your foot around th ... Read on »
Yankees Derek Jeter Out For the Season With an Ankle Fracture by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine New York Yankees shortstop and captain, Derek Jeter will miss the rest of the playoffs after suffering a fractured left ankle while trying to make a play in the 12th inning ... Read on »
Got Bunion Pain? by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Do you have pain in your bunions? Are they slowing you down? Don't be afraid to go to the podiatrist. Help is on the way. Does the conversation with your family sound like t ... Read on »