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

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

Stretching Is Bad!

Stretching Is Bad!
Every scenario a person is given, there are always multiple outcomes depending on which information is provided or researched. The internet is full of so many pages of irrelevant information that is just copied and pasted, and because it is so frequently copied becomes the voice of the topic whether it is right or not. ...

What You Don’t Know About High Heels

What You Don't Know About High Heels
Normal foot weight distribution is split evenly – 50% at the heel of the foot and 50% at the ball of the foot, with an elevation in the heel the weight distribution changes and 90% of the body weight is now concentrated in the ball of the foot and 10% in the heel. On a ...

Plantar Fibroma

The most common disorder that occurs on the bottom of the foot and presents like a soft lump in the arch region is known as a Plantar Fibroma. This is a disorder where a soft tissue mass forms or develops within the plantar fascia which is located on the bottom of the foot. The plantar ...