23 03, 2020

What Causes a Heel Spur?

By |2020-03-23T23:17:47+00:00March 23rd, 2020|

Heel spurs are caused by chronic plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the plantar fascia, which is the fibrous band of tissue that connects the toes to the heel bone. The plantar fascia serves as the padding for the bottom of the foot. All the pressure form the body's weight is on the [...]

17 03, 2020

Common Causes and Treatments for Foot Pain and Soreness

By |2020-03-17T23:21:19+00:00March 17th, 2020|

Foot pain and soreness are common people over the age of 50 because people start losing their fat padding on the bottom of their foot. Areas such as the ball and heel of the foot bear most of the body’s weight and are protected by fat pads that are thick. However, these fat pads start [...]

15 10, 2019

Common Mistakes by People with Plantar Fasciitis

By |2019-10-15T22:44:39+00:00October 15th, 2019|

There are many ways to treat or try to relieve foot pain caused by plantar fasciitis. They may seem easy to do, but it’s also easy to do them wrong. Even if you think you’re doing the right thing, theses common mistakes might just make the pain worse. Icing too often, for too long Prolonged [...]

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 [...]

11 09, 2019

Plantar Fasciitis Massages

By |2019-09-11T17:36:30+00:00September 11th, 2019|

Plantar Fasciitis is one of the biggest culprits for foot pain. It is the inflammation of the thick band of tissue found at the bottom of the foot which runs from the heel of the foot to the toes. This pain can either be momentary, at the beginning of the morning when you first stand [...]

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 [...]