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 ...

Extensor Tendonitis Exercises

What is Extensor Tendonitis? Extensor Tendonitis occurs when the extensor tendons in the foot become irritated and inflamed. This is often caused by shoes that are too tight and run against the top of the foot, especially in runners. The Extensor Tendons are vulnerable due to the fact that there is very little fat on ...

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 ...

Extensor Tendonitis Treatment

Extensor Tendonitis Treatment
Shoe Laces The simplest way to help alleviate extensor tendonitis, is to change the way that your shoelaces put pressure on the top of your foot. One of the most common causes of extensor tendonitis is by the improper lacing of your shoes. Re-lace your shoes, so that there is very little pressure going over ...

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 ...

Extensor Tendonitis Comments

Extensor Tendonitis
Tendonitis implies to inflammation of the tendon whereas tendinopathy is a more general term which refers to the degeneration of the tendon. As with many types of tendonitis, extensor tendonitis is an overuse injury. Badly fitting shoes or shoes that are laced too tightly causing pressure over the top of the foot. Running up hill, ...