When to Use Cold vs. Heat

When to Use Cold vs. Heat
Alternating Cold & Hot Treatments It’s best not to alternate cold and hot treatments, as this will only result in one treatment counteracting the other. The purpose of applying cold to an injury is to bring down inflammation and swelling and help control the pain. Applying cold causes the blood vessels to restrict. The purpose of applying ...

Peroneal Tendonitis Information

Peroneal Tendonitis Information
Peroneal tendonitis is the condition that develops as a result of the overloading and stress on the peroneal tendons. Peroneal tendonitis may develop from either acute or chronic overloading of the tendon. Acute meaning the tendon becomes inflamed immediately following stress, and chronic meaning the condition develops over a long period of time. The information ...

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 ...

Pain Relief For Plantar Fasciitis


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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 ...

Anterior Tibialis Tendonitis Comments

Anterior Tibialis Tendonitis
Anterior tibialis tendonitis is a common overuse injury, mostly found in middle aged or older individuals and in runners, and is most often caused by a minor trauma like spraining your ankle. The tendon’s main function is to help stabilize and pull your foot up off the ground when you walk. When inflamed, pain is ...