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. ...

Types Of Foot Tendonitis

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

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 Comments

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

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 ...