Heel Pain

Heel Pain
Heel Pain is usually felt underneath the heel or at the back of the heel. Heel Pain can be the result of an acute injury, but can also be caused by repetitive activities and overuse that puts a lot of strain on the heel. Causes Determining the cause of your Heel Pain can be difficult, as ...

Location of Foot Pain

Location of Foot Pain
Sometimes the location of our foot pain can help us determine what injury or condition is causing that pain. Here are the locations of the foot where the pain may be felt, and some of the corresponding injuries and conditions (some of which may be felt in more than one area): Top of Foot Pain in the ...

How Blood Flow Helps Foot Tendonitis

How Blood Flow Helps Foot Tendonitis
No matter which type of foot tendonitis you have (Plantar Fasciitis, Extensor Tendonitis, Peroneal Tendonitis, etc.), blood flow can help heal your damaged tissues. Blood flow is what the body needs to naturally heal itself. Our blood contains oxygen and nutrients, which are some of the essential ingredients for healing. When our soft tissue is ...

Plantar Fasciitis — Differential Diagnosis

Plantar Fasciitis -- Differential Diagnosis
You may think you have Plantar Fasciitis because you have foot pain, but you may actually have one of these conditions: Heel Spurs Heel Spurs are often confused with Plantar Fasciitis as the pain is located in the same area — right below the heel of the foot. The symptoms of Heel Spurs are also ...

Foot Tendonitis Exercises

Foot Tendonitis Exercises
While exercises can help improve strength, balance and range of motion, they should only be done at a certain point in the healing process. When you first become injured, your tissues are still very raw and fragile. Rest is important at this stage. Doing exercises when you’ve just been injured is a bad idea, as ...

Taping for Foot Tendonitis

Taping for Foot Tendonitis
What Is Tape? Taping is a relatively easy and effective method when it comes to treating Foot Tendonitis. Athletic tape (which is sometimes called sports tape or kinesiology tape) is designed to provide your injured muscles, tendons and ligaments with support and protection. While many professional and amateur athletes have been taping for years, it ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...