5 09, 2015

3 Common Foot Pain Conditions (and how to treat them)

Foot problems are not exactly an issue that anyone ever cares to have. If your feet hurt, you daily life -- work, play, and rest -- can be severely impacted. Many foot problems arise out of simple neglect. It is not everyday as people that we really think about the [...]

5 09, 2015

8 Plantar Fasciitis Treatments That Really Work

The plantar fascia is responsible for the chronic foot pain associated with plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is the connective tissue that begins on the bottom of the heel bone and continues all the way along the sole toward the toes. How to identify Plantar Fascia Pain During an examination, the [...]

20 04, 2015

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

It is estimated that 10 percent of the U.S. population will experience the pain of Plantar Fasciitis at some point during their lifetime. If you have foot pain, are you one of the two million people per year who's asking: What is Plantar Fasciitis? Your doctor may have trouble giving [...]

18 09, 2013

Plantar Fasciitis Myths: The Fiction and Facts

There are a number of "causes" that unfairly get blamed for causing or contributing to Plantar Fasciitis. While these can certainly contribute to the problem, they may not actually cause it. Here are some of the common misconceptions when it comes to what actually causes PF. Flat Feet Cause PF [...]

18 07, 2011

Plantar Fasciitis Socks?

Looking for an easy, inexpensive way to reduce the morning heel pain associated with Plantar Fasciitis? There are many varieties of splints designed for this purpose, but they can be bulky, interfere with comfortable sleep, and some people have to try several before they find one that's effective. Plantar Fasciitis [...]

5 07, 2011

Guide to Plantar Fasciitis Splints

Foot pain from Plantar Fasciitis can range from mild, occasional annoyance to absolute agony. If you've been diagnosed with this condition, you've felt the sometimes searing pain in the morning when you take your first steps. For many, that's as bad as it gets—but it's bad enough. Plantar Fasciitis splints [...]

28 06, 2011

Dress Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis

The pain of Plantar Fasciitis can leave a person wondering if they'll ever be able to wear a stylish shoe that isn't agony on the feet. If your idea of "stylish" is stiletto heels or flat Italian leather pumps, then probably no, you're not going to find something appropriate for [...]

17 06, 2011

Acupuncture for Plantar Fasciitis? Does it Work?

If you're feeling the pain of Plantar Fasciitis, you want relief now. Some people have had success with acupuncture for Plantar Fasciitis, but luckily there are several simple remedies you can try at home first to reduce the stabbing, burning, aching pain that accompanies each step. Chances are, your pain [...]

30 03, 2011

Best Orthaheel Shoes That Help with Plantar Fasciitis

Quite a few people love New Balance running shoes for the great arch and heel support. While New Balance shoes are not directly designed for people with Plantar Fasciitis, they still work pretty well for plantar fasciitis shoes (especially running shoes). Are there other shoes for plantar fasciitis? Quite a [...]

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