25 09, 2019

Risks of Surgery for Plantar Fasciitis

By |2019-09-25T19:52:13+00:00September 25th, 2019|

Plantar Fasciitis is a common condition that takes time to heal. There are many options to relieve foot that ranges from simple activities like stretches and exercises to steroid injections. But when the pain becomes unbearable, some might consider Plantar fasciotomy or plantar fascia release. Plantar fasciotomy involves taking the plantar fascia (the ligament that [...]

16 09, 2019

Uses of Shockwave Therapy

By |2019-09-16T18:32:39+00:00September 16th, 2019|

Shockwave therapy uses electric shocks to treat conditions in multiple fields of health. This includes orthopedics, physiotherapy, kinesiology, urology, and veterinary medicine. One of its most possible uses is to relieve pain immediately without the need for surgery. Shockwave therapy can speed up recovery by stimulating tissue growth and muscle regeneration. Moreover, Shockwave Therapy has [...]

3 09, 2019

Low-Energy vs High-Energy ESWT for Plantar Fasciitis

By |2019-09-05T19:31:48+00:00September 3rd, 2019|

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy is a noninvasive alternative to Plantar Fascia Release. This procedure emits shock waves to the heel or plantar fascia to stimulate healing, instead of operating on the heel to remove the plantar fascia from the heel bone. There are two ways to treat foot pain due to plantar fasciitis using  Extracorporeal [...]

29 08, 2019

Treatment Options for Plantar Fasciitis

By |2019-09-05T19:26:20+00:00August 29th, 2019|

There is a variety of treatment options for Plantar Fasciitis. Most people with foot pain in the early stages of this condition can recover with conservative treatments. This includes over the counter pain relievers, physical therapy, and arch supports. People suffering from advanced stages of plantar fasciitis, however, would need procedures such as injections, shockwave [...]

27 08, 2019

What is Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy?

By |2019-09-05T19:16:24+00:00August 27th, 2019|

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a noninvasive treatment for plantar fasciitis, an alternative to standard surgical procedures. Surgical procedures to treat heel pain can be expensive, inconvenient, and cause serious complications. ESWT has been reported to be effective and has very few complications. ESWT is also a popular foot pain treatment for patients who [...]