Types Of Foot Tendonitis

Tendonitis can occur in a number of places around the foot. The most common sites are: Achilles Tendonitis The causes heel and calf pain. The Achilles tendon joins the two calf muscles to the heel. Pain is usually felt when walking/running and can occur anywhere from the back of the heel up to the middle ...

Tendonitis In The Foot Treatment

The RICE method The RICE method has been implemented by doctors and proven to work in many situations. Having an injury to the foot can be annoying, but can be quickly healed with Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. With a little support of Optimal Blood Flow, there are medical devices out there that have proven to ...

Symptoms of Tendonitis In The Foot

The symptoms of foot and ankle tendonitis will vary according to the location, severity and stage of the tendonitis. the most common symptoms are: pain, swelling and stiffness. Pain Pain is usually the first sign that there is a problem. There tends to be a sharp or burning pain, usually localized to the area of ...

Laser Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis

Experimental Treatment Concept Recently podiatrists have been experimenting with the effects of laser treatments to help combat the problems associated with plantar fasciitis. The concept applied is that a light beam is placed on the injured area in effort to affect cellular metabolism, protein synthesis, wound healing and immune response. The hope is that all ...

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 ...