20 05, 2011

Heel Spurs vs Plantar Fasciitis

When you have pain in your heel—when it feels like you're walking on glass every time your foot hits the ground—you might not care whether it's due to Plantar Fasciitis, or a heel spur, or a bruised heel. You just want the pain to stop. But it's helpful to know [...]

9 08, 2010

Best Flip Flops for Plantar Fasciitis

One of the most common causes of foot pain is Plantar Fasciitis. The pain is caused by inflammation of a thick band of tissue, called Plantar Fascia, which runs across the bottom of you foot. It connects you heel bone to your toes. The pain of the inflammation is usually [...]

3 08, 2010

Arch Support for Plantar Fasciitis: A Secret Weapon

Arch support is something that can go a long way towards alleviating the pain associated with plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is pain in the feet that radiates from the heel towards the toes. It is most pronounced in the morning and dissipates as the day wears on. It is common [...]

3 08, 2010

How to Tape Your Foot to Treat Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis taping is often used to help reduce stress on the plantar fascia tendon. Taping of the plantar fascia helps to limit movement and thus helps to reduce pain and inflammation. The following are suggestions on how to tape the foot that is causing your pain in order to [...]

3 08, 2010

Stretches for Plantar Fasciitis

For people suffering from Plantar Fasciitis, strengthening and stretching of the heel and calf muscles has proven to be an effective treatment method. Used alongside of other prescribed treatments, these stretches have been shown to reduce the recovery time and provide long term pain relief. These stretches are easy to [...]

3 08, 2010

Night Splints for Plantar Fasciitis Among Most Effective Treatments

Individuals who suffer foot pain due to plantar fasciitis, a condition in which the ligament running along the bottom of the foot becomes painfully inflamed, often find night splints among the most effective treatments. If you want to skip my article and get to my recommendation, I put it below. [...]

3 08, 2010

Easing The Pain Of Plantar Fasciitis With Orthotics

Plantar Fasciitis is a painful foot ailment that affects millions of Americans each year. It is characterized by pain in the heel upon taking the first steps each morning. The pain gradually lessens as the sufferer walks about. Plantar Fasciitis is generally understood to be inflammation in the plantar fascia, [...]

24 04, 2010

Plantar Fasciitis Treatments

There are many treatments for the foot pain plantar fascia: medicine, therapy, and surgery. Plantar Fascia is inflammation and stabbing pain across the bottom of the foot. Your plantar fascia is a shock absorbing bowstring, small tears can occur if the tension is too great. Note: we've written a full [...]

3 10, 2009

Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is the ligament that connects your heel bone to your toes. When this ligament becomes inflamed, individuals suffer pain in the bottom of the foot, but it is mostly characterized by heel pain. This is not a condition to be self-diagnosed, but should be done by a physician. [...]

3 10, 2009

Cure Plantar Fasciitis

Curing Plantar Fasciitis -- It it possible? When the connective tissues on the bottom of the foot, known as the plantar fascia becomes inflamed, the ensuing condition is called plantar fasciitis. It is a very common and painful condition. The pain is usually focused in the heel area and will [...]

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