It’s been a bad couple of weeks for our center, Marcus Camby. He’s been experiencing heel pain due to plantar fasciitis and has been benched as a result for quite some time. At the moment, Camby is expected to be out for two more weeks, but emerging reports are suggesting that he could be out for much longer than that if things don’t start getting better soon. Yesterday, Camby said that he’s been undergoing therapy so that his condition will improve to the point where he can avoid surgery. If he does have to go under the knife, he’ll likely be unable to play for at least two months.
According to Camby, his plantar fascia is torn. He says, “I’m trying to do whatever I can to avoid surgery. We’re just going to rehab it and see how it goes in the next two weeks and take it from there.”
Although Camby was signed to the Rockets to back up Dwight Howard, he has yet to participate in any training camp play due to his terrible heel pain. As a Houston podiatrist, I know how devastating plantar fasciitis can be, especially to an athlete who depends on his feet. I welcome any one experiencing heel pain, especially Marcus Camby, to come see me at Tanglewood Foot Specialists. And one more thing: Go Rockets!