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Peroneal Tendonitis
What is the Peroneal Tendon? The peroneal tendon runs on the outside of the ankle just behind the bone called the fibula. There are two paroneal tendons that run along the back of the fibula. Peroneus Brevis The term brevis means short. The reason for this is because the peroneus brevis has a shorter muscle ...

Reduce Your Chances of Plantar Fasciitis

Runners Against Plantar Fasciitis If you’re a runner, your chances of getting plantar fasciitis are high. If you’re worried about having an old injury return, or do not want to develop this ailment, you can follow some of these steps to help prevent plantar fasciitis. Check your running form Many runners tense up their body ...

Tendonitis Vs. Tenosynovitis

What is Tenosynovitis? Tenosynovitis is the inflammation of the fluid-filled cover that protects the tendon. Most common in the wrist and hand, this condition can cause the finger to “stick” in a flexed position, this is called “stenosing”, or more commonly known as trigger finger.  What is Tendonitis? In another post regarding Tendonitis Vs. Tendonosis ...

Tendonitis Vs. Tendonosis

What are tendons? Tendons are bands of tissue that anchor the muscles to the bones. They have a lubricating cover keeps them where they are supposed to be. Having the ability to withstand tension, the tendons and muscles work together to help move bones. Definitions itis — means inflammation. The term tendonitis should be reserved ...

Wound Healing

If you have a soft tissue injury, your body has to heal itself. Painkillers help with the pain but they won’t heal anything — they just mask the pain. Only time will help heal you. Explained below are the four stages of the healing process. This cycle may take up to two years to complete. ...

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis
The plantar fascia is a thick fibrous band located along the bottom of the foot. Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain. The plantar works with the Achilles tendon to store and return energy. By having these two muscles work together effectively, the plantar fascia stabilizes the inner forefoot creating a natural ...

Mortons Toe

Mortons Toe
Morton’s Toe can also be called “Royal Toe”, “LaMay Toe” and “Sheppard’s Toe”. Some people call it a disorder but it is mainly considered a normal variant of foot shape. Many people who have this abnormality have no problems with it. With it being a genetic inheritance, it makes up about 10% of the population. ...

Diabetic Neuropathy

To effectively explain how diabetic neuropathy and how increasing blood flow to the area would be a great advantage, we need to understand the underlying cause. What is Peripheral Neuropathy Peripheral neuropathy is a result of nerve damage that often causes weakness, numbness and pain that’s usually in your hands and feet, but may occur ...

What is Foot Tendonitis?

Foot tendonitis is known as a stress, degeneration, or rupture of the tendons of the foot. Foot tendonitis is caused due to excessive strain of your foot in activities: for example, running, walking, etc. Those who are taking part in jobs that require excessive standing or walking are also in threat of developing foot tendonitis. ...

Information Regarding Tendonitis of the Foot

Foot Tendonitis Information Foot tendonitis is a very common condition amongst athletes, but also with heavy-duty exercisers. Foot Tendonitis affects one certain tendon belonging to the foot, the posterior tibial tendon. This tendon’s function is to retain the arch within the foot as well as prevents your own feet from rolling in past an acceptable ...