Bad Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Advise Part 2

Orthotics Why Doctors Recommend It? Orthotics are orthopedic devices made of lightweight materials that range in complexity from simple shoe inserts that are bought over-the-counter to custom-made pieces that require impressions, casting, and computer technology to create. The two should not be confused with each other because there is a great difference in effectiveness and ...

Bad Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Advise Part 1

Night Splints Why Doctors Recommend It? A night splint is a boot that is worn to bed in order to make sure that the foot stays in a stretched position. The theory behind this is that if the foot stays stretched, there is less pain in the morning when the first steps are taken. The ...

Foot Arch Pain

Foot arch pain, or pain on the bottom of the foot can be caused by a number of problems. The arches of the foot control how the forces associated with activities like walking are transferred up and down the leg. If there is a problem with the foot arches or surrounding soft tissues, pain can ...

Prevent Tendonitis with Strengthening Exercises

A muscle at complete rest lose 3 – 5% of it’s strength per day. This is mostly unnoticeable, but can be seen in endurance performance. Unfortunately, it takes much longer to regain that strength than it does to lose it. Simple ankle strengthening exercises for just a few minutes a day will help maintain muscle ...

Foot Tendonitis Treatment

Foot pain treatment looks to reduce pain, inflammation, instability and weakness. To be effective, it should address both the cause of the problem (weakness or abnormal foot biomechanics) and the symptoms (pain and swelling). There are a whole range of foot treatment options out there, depending on what is causing your pain. This article will ...

Anatomy Of The Foot And Ankle

Foot and ankle anatomy is quite complex. The foot consists of thirty three bones, twenty six joints and over a hundred muscles, ligaments and tendons. These all work together to bear weight, allow movement and provide a stable base for us to stand and move on. The foot needs to be strong and stable yet ...

Bottom of Foot Pain

Below is a list of the more common problems that foot specialists see on a regular basis, but this list is not inclusive. Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is pain due to inflammation of the ligament that connects the heel to the metatarsals, and raises the arch in your foot. The pain of plantar fasciitis is ...

Foot Tendonitis Home Remedies

The most common causes of foot or ankle pain is tendonitis. Tendonitis is very treatable using the simplest of home remedies. The RICE method works beautifully with this type of overuse injury. Rest Once there has been an injury, resting your foot and realizing that you’re injured is the first step in a speedy recovery. ...

Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis
Cause of Achilles Tendonitis Achilles tendonitis is typically not related to a specific injury. The problem results from repetitive stress to the tendon. This often happens when we push our bodies to do too much, too soon, but other factors can make it more likely to develop tendonitis, including: Sudden increase in the amount or ...

Extensor Tendonitis Treatment

Extensor Tendonitis Treatment
Shoe Laces The simplest way to help alleviate extensor tendonitis, is to change the way that your shoelaces put pressure on the top of your foot. One of the most common causes of extensor tendonitis is by the improper lacing of your shoes. Re-lace your shoes, so that there is very little pressure going over ...