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How Night Splints Help Treat Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the tearing, inflammation and subsequent degeneration of the plantar fascia, a broad ligament-type structure which extends across the bottom of the foot. The plantar fascia supports the arch and increases the rigidity of the foot, aiding the calf muscles in propelling the body forward during walking. Excess stress on the plantar fascia [...]

What is plantar fasciitis?

Amplify’d from northcoastfootcare.com The most common cause for heel pain is plantar fasciitis (plan –TAR   fash – ee – I – tis). This condition is classically known for causing pain in the heel at the first step in the morning. The pain can be so severe that many will limp, or grab onto a wall [...]

Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis

Amplify’d from www.northcoastfootcare.com The most common cause for heel pain is plantar fasciitis (plan –TAR   fash – ee – I – tis). This condition is classically known for causing pain in the heel at the first step in the morning. The pain can be so severe that many will limp, or grab onto a wall [...]

Night Splints Improve Common Cause of Heel Pain

Plantar fasciopathy, also known as plantar fasciitis, is the most common cause of heel pain. Plantar fasciopathy is the tearing, inflammation and eventual degeneration of the plantar fascia, a long ligament type structure which supports the arch. Social Bookmarking OptionsBlinklistBloglinesBlogmarksDiggdel.icio.usFacebookFurlMa.gnoliaNewsVineRedditStumbleUponTechnorati

Plantar Fasciitis Video

How to Diagnosis and Treat  Plantar Fasciitis Social Bookmarking OptionsBlinklistBloglinesBlogmarksDiggdel.icio.usFacebookFurlMa.gnoliaNewsVineRedditStumbleUponTechnorati

New Study: Steroid vs Platelet Injections for Plantar Fasciitis

Biomet, Inc is sponsoring a clinical trial studying the effects of blood platelet injections in patients with chronic plantar fasciitis. The researchers are conducting a randomized, controlled multi center trial and recruiting 120 adult patients for the study. The patients will be randomly divided to receive either a steroid injection or autologous platelet injection taken [...]

Steroids and Shockwave Therapy Successful Treatments for Heel Pain

A new study in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association compared two treatments in patients with plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain and develops from the combination of faulty foot mechanics and overuse. Social Bookmarking OptionsBlinklistBloglinesBlogmarksDiggdel.icio.usFacebookFurlMa.gnoliaNewsVineRedditStumbleUponTechnorati

Women Runners with Fasciitis Have Lower Arches

A new study in this month’s issue of the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine evaluated the biomechanics, arch height, impact load, maximum load and ankle dorsiflexion in women runners, during running and while standing. The researchers divided 50 age and mileage matched women runners into two groups, a plantar fasciitis group and a control group. [...]

20 Tips for Treating Morning Heel Pain

Sharp pain at the inside of the heel at the first step in the morning is a classic sign of plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is the tearing and resultant inflammation of the plantar fascia, a ligament-type structure in the bottom of the foot. The pain is not limited to the bottom of the heel, the [...]