Tips and Advice on Plantar Fasciitis

Orthotics for Plantar Fasciitis

Friday, April 29th, 2011
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Suffering from a continuous pain located in the heel can be a sign of plantar fasciitis. This condition occurs when the plantar fascia, a connective tissue suffers from tearing. Numerous factors can actually trigger this condition which can include inappropriate foot positioning, applying too much stress on the feet, unequal distribution of overall body weight and using the wrong type of footwear. One of the ways to hasten the healing process is through orthotics for plantar fasciitis. Read More→

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Night Splints for Plantar Fasciitis

Friday, April 29th, 2011
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A lot of people take foot pain for granted. They assume that the pain resounding from the heel of their foot is just another symptom of overworked and fatigued feet that was subjected to too much activity. What the majority of people don’t know is that feet problems may present long-term problems in the future. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common foot conditions in the world. It’s a good thing that a plantar fasciitis night splint can be worn to prevent the progression of the disease. Read More→

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Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011
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If you have been experiencing a painful sensation on your heel, you may be having an inflammation of the plantar fascia or also known as plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a connective tissue located underneath the foot and extends from the heel and all the way to the toes. When there is the development of plantar fasciitis, the most painful feeling is waking up in the morning and taking the first few steps. Luckily, exercises for plantar fasciitis have been proven to be efficient in terms of relieving the pain and the inflammation as well. Read More→

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Calcaneal Spurs – Causes, Symptoms and Remedies

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011
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Calcaneal spurs is the growth of bone in the heel that can trigger mild to severe pain on the rear part of the foot. A lot of people believe that this condition is just the same with plantar fasciitis. Although calcaneal spurs and plantar fasciitis both cause heel pain most especially when walking or standing, they are completely different from one another. As mentioned earlier, calcaneal spurs is due to bone growth on the heel region while on the other hand, plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia which is a kind of tissue located in the heel region. Read More→

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Plantar Fasciitis: A Modern Achilles’ Heel

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011
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If Achilles were alive today, he might have complained of this condition. Though not exactly an ailment of the heel, it occurs in a relatively very close area, the plantar fascia (this is the broad connective tissue originating from the heel bone and extending to the metatarsals and the phalanges – the five toes). Read More→

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Guide to Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

Monday, April 11th, 2011
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Plantar fasciitis may be an unfamiliar case to several individuals, but this condition is very common most especially to people who always wear shoes that prohibit unnecessary movements. This case can also occur to those individuals engaging on strenuous activities. Read More→

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Sore Feet

Saturday, December 25th, 2010
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Did you know that twenty five percent of the bones of your body are found in your feet? The misalignment of any of these bones can affect your entire body and its function. Foot problem may not be felt but it can be causing further health problems like knee problems, hip or low- back problems, shoulder and neck problems, and even headaches and stomachaches. Read More→

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Orthotics: Theory And Practice

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010
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The science behind orthotic footwear tells us that if our feet are misaligned, this can have negative repercussions across our entire body.  It’s a little like a chain reaction.  For example, if we have collapsed arches, our feet will have a tendency to roll inwards (or pronate).  Read More→

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Running Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis

Monday, September 6th, 2010
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While it is customary for patients with plantar fasciitis to try various treatment options, including drugs, stretching exercises, and orthotics, most individuals with this condition don’t realize the full power of getting the correct pair of shoes. Doctors and medical professionals are beginning to agree that getting the best shoes for plantar fasciitis is critical to a path of recovery for this condition, and a treatment regimen that doesn’t involve footwear is one that may be doomed to failure. Read More→

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