Surgery for Tendonitis

You should only consider surgery for your Tendonitis if conservative treatment has failed to give you any results. However, if you have a complete tendon tear, where your tendon is in two separate pieces, surgery may be your only option. For Tendonitis that doesn’t involve a complete tear, surgery should be a last resort. Surgery ...

Is Cortisone Good For Tendonitis

Is Cortisone Good For Tendonitis
This is a tricky subject to talk freely about. Cortisone has it’s time and place, but I think the most important question isn’t whether cortisone is good for tendonitis, but whether all other treatment modalities have been exhausted. Lets start out with a little bit of detail. For the purpose of this posting we are ...

Plantar Fasciitis Vs Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Two common causes of foot pain include tarsal tunnel syndrome and plantar fasciitis. The causes, symptoms and treatments for each are very similar, but there are some notable differences. Anatomy Of The Foot The tarsal tunnel is the space along the inside of your ankle between the heel and the top of your ankle. There ...

Pain Relief For Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis can have debilitating pain at times. Here are a couple tricks in reducing the amount of pain that you suffer during the day. Cold Compression Treatments that use cold compression on the plantar fascia will not only help reduce inflammation, but will work in reducing pain. Cold compression instead of icing the plantar ...

The Lengthened Plantar

Having a lengthened plantar ligament can be extremely painful. There are many causes for this, but the most common are improper shoes, birth defects or injuries with prolonged healing times. Whatever the cause, the impact on your health could be more devastating than you originally thought. Over time you may notice that you have pain ...

Causes of Heel Pain

Heel pain causes all kinds of problems affecting day to day activities like walking, running and can even disturb sleep. Foot and ankle pain is a very common problem. The heel bone is the largest bone in the foot and it absorbs most of the impact when we are walking and running. Pain is usually ...

Tendonitis In Foot

There are plenty of ways to get tendonitis in the foot. Tendonitis refers to the inflammation of the tendon, so therefore any tendon in your foot can become inflamed and cause tendonitis in foot. A tendons purpose is to connect muscle to bone. There are over 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments in the foot. Tendons ...

What is Achilles Tendonitis?

Achilles tendonitis is a common condition that causes pain along the back of the ankle. The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. It connects the calf muscle with the base of the heel, and it is used when walking, running or jumping. The Achilles tendon can withstand great stresses, and this is ...

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment
There is so much misinformation that is on the internet and how to treat plantar fasciitis, this post is going to outline the ONLY things that should be done to help heal your plantar fasciitis. After reading up on all of the treatment modalities out there, there are many many things out there that will ...

Night Splints for Plantar Fasciitis

What Is A Night Splint The purpose of a night splint is to keep the plantar fascia in a stretched position to eliminate any pain that could be felt in the morning and throughout the day. The brace will attach to your leg in three individual spots–the foot, the ankle and the calf. Using these ...