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 [...]

Heel Spurs vs Plantar Fasciitis2016-11-26T08:45:58+00:00
2 03, 2011

What Are the Best Orthotics for Plantar Fasciitis


Orthotics are a viable choice to look at if you suffer from plantar fasciitis. Now there are a few different orthotic choices out on the market. This article will guide you through some of the best orthotic options on the market. Note, I'm not a medical practitioner so in no [...]

What Are the Best Orthotics for Plantar Fasciitis2016-11-26T08:45:59+00:00
20 12, 2010

New Balance Shoes: Plantar Fasciitis Shoe Recommendations


Ok here's the deal: if you have plantar fasciitis, the number one treatment recommended by both those who've cured the condition and doctors is to wear the proper footwear. There are a number of companies that specialize in motion control footwear that someone who suffers from plantar fasciitis can make [...]

New Balance Shoes: Plantar Fasciitis Shoe Recommendations2016-11-26T08:45:59+00:00
25 10, 2010

How to Tell if You Have Plantar Fasciitis


How many different kinds of foot problems is there that can send someone to the emergency room for a check-up? One of the most common of these types of problems is Plantar Fasciitis. Things that can easily cause Plantar Fasciitis are; foot arch problems, obesity, sudden weight gain, tight Achilles [...]

How to Tell if You Have Plantar Fasciitis2016-11-26T08:46:00+00:00
30 08, 2010

Guide to Identifying and Treating Achilles Heel Injuries from Running


An estimated 230,000 Americans suffer from Achilles injuries every year.  It’s an incredibly common issue, but also one that is, in most cases, also solvable.  Below we feature a runner’s guide to the Achilles tendon.  It includes all the basics about injuries, causes, prevention, and the shoes that will keep [...]

Guide to Identifying and Treating Achilles Heel Injuries from Running2016-11-26T08:46:04+00:00
3 08, 2010

Common Plantar Fasciitis Symptoms


So you think you have Plantar Fasciitis? Well here's how you can make sure. Who Plantar Affects? Plantar fasciitis can affect anyone, but it is most commonly found in runners, individuals wearing non-supportive footwear, and those who are overweight. Symptoms ordinarily develop gradually and can affect one or both feet. Furthermore, [...]

Common Plantar Fasciitis Symptoms2016-11-26T08:46:06+00:00
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 [...]

Stretches for Plantar Fasciitis2010-08-03T23:20:10+00:00
3 08, 2010

Do You Have Plantar Fasciitis (Read to Find Out if You Do)


Plantar Fasciitis is a condition of inflammation of the Plantar Fascia, which is a wide and inelastic band of fibrous tissue that runs along the bottom (Plantar surface) of the foot. The Plantar Fascia acts like a bowstring that forms the arch. It is attached to the heel bone, runs [...]

Do You Have Plantar Fasciitis (Read to Find Out if You Do)2016-11-26T08:46:07+00:00
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. [...]

Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis2009-10-03T16:40:10+00:00
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