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Is plantar fasciitis causing your heel pain?

Do you have heel pain first thing getting out of bed? This is the most common symptom of plantar fasciitis, a micro-tear or inflammation of the plantar fascia typically found at the base of the heel bone. We commonly see plantar fasciitis from extreme tightness in the achilles/calf muscles, a biomechanical issue (extreme flat feet or […]

Flat Feet Arch Support

What Causes Flat Feet? Flat feet can be an issue for many people through their lives. It’s a painful foot condition that’s also called “fallen arches”. But how is it caused? The arch on a person’s foot is created by the ligaments and tendons between foot bones to better support a person’s weight when they […]

Treatment of Foot Related Disorders

Foot related disorders are more common than you might think. In fact, almost all people will experience some foot related problem during their lifetime. That’s why it’s good to understand what foot related disorders you can experience and how to correct them. First, a little about the foot. The foot is a functional unit made […]

Causes of Pain in Foot

“Your Life and Your Feet” by Jeffrey Jacobs, C. Ped At some time in your life, you will have a foot problem. Chances are you have already experienced the impact foot pain can have on your quality of life. While we all know it is essential to stay active, what do we do if our feet […]

What is Metatarsalgia ?

Metatarsalgia is a general term referring to a burning pain or numbness across the ball of the foot and toes. It’s also called “hot foot”. Severe cases can feel like someone is holding a blowtorch to the ball of your foot. The condition is often a result of shoes that are too narrow. It’s also caused […]

Foot Pain

“Foot Related Sports Injuries” by Jeffrey Jacobs, C. Ped This is the time of year when doctors, physical therapists, and athletic trainers all roll up their sleeves and brace themselves for the onslaught of sports injuries. Foot and foot-related injuries are among the most common of all sports injuries. Since most foot-related problems are caused by […]

Spring Skiing: Aching Arches Shadowing Your Fun in the Sun?

Foot pain or knee pain hold you back from skiing? Hitting the slopes on a sunny spring day is a favorite for many skiers—who enjoy warmer temperatures and a little sunshine while zipping down slopes. Foot pain, however, can quickly put a damper on your spring skiing fun. Ill-fitting boots are most often the cause […]

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