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 [...]
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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
There is something about the holidays which compels people to ignore foot pain. It could be the holiday spirit …. but it is more likely the stress of shopping and organizing multiple social events, the endless hours walking up and down shopping malls with bags of gifts strapped around both arms and the running in [...]
The Strassburg SockTM is a comfortable night splint for treating plantar fasciitis, heel pain, heel spurs and tendonitis. The Strassburg Sock is a tubular knit sock with adjustable straps used at night to stretch the plantar fascia and the calf. It is lightweight, breathable and washable. Many people find that the soft night splints are [...]