Tag: plantar fasciitis

Got Plantar Fasciitis?; here is some helpful advice.

Got Plantar Fasciitis?; here is some helpful advice. Plantar fasciitis is a problem that plagues many runners and non runners alike.   Do conventional approaches work?   They may help relieve, however some of the well worn approaches are questionable. Most people with the condition may visit a podiatrist since they specialize in feet.  The truth is that the feet are the point of impact but may not be the reason they hurt. You may have had an injection, or had foot orthotics recommended or had been told to get a device that will stretch your calf at night.   Sometimes, these approaches Read More »

Plantar fasciitis and foot pain; is it a foot problem, a body mechanics problem? Who should you see first and why?

Plantar fasciitis and foot pain; is it a foot problem, a body mechanics problem? Who should you see first and why? Plantar fasciitis is a condition that involves pain on the bottom of the feet, involving a fibrous tissue called the plantar fascia. If you believe what you read on WebMD as well as other health sites, you are likely visiting a local podiatrist first and having things done to the bottom of the foot that may or may not relieve the pain. They may sent you to therapy to have you do things such as ultrasound to the bottom Read More »

What most doctors don’t want you to know about plantar fasciitis and how to resolve it as explained in this informative video.

What most doctors don’t want you to know about plantar fasciitis and how to resolve it as explained in this informative video. Plantar fasciitis is a problem experienced by many people who run and even those who just walk.  It seems that there are many treatments for the condition, however, most of those treatments, while they may relieve the condition fail to bring lasting relief. The reason most treatments do not work is because they treat the symptom, while ignoring the mechanism behind your foot and heel pain.  True, the condition is felt at the heel and the bottom of Read More »

A Runners Guide to Understanding and Avoiding Plantar Fasciitis

A Runners Guide to Understanding and Avoiding Plantar Fasciitis By William D. Charschan I.C.C.S.P. If you have had plantar fasciitis, you know the pain, the difficulties walking and if you are an avid runner, it can stop you from running altogether. Many medical specialists know the condition by name and many podiatrists will typically manage it with foot orthotics, injections, sound wave therapy and in the worst cases surgeries that often, do not solve the problem (but may alleviate the symptom until it again exacerbates). Physical therapists often will try to strengthen the lower leg muscles, massage them and even Read More »

What’s going on with Peyton Manning’s plantar fasciitis? Are the teams doctors missing something?

What’s going on with Peyton Manning’s plantar fasciitis?   Are the teams doctors missing something? Professional football players are powerful and play a tough game.   They train constantly, and have had years of hitting and running experiences that they had to excel in to be picked for a pro football team and then to become one of the sports best players. The truth is that players are replaceable, but star players bring in the crowds and improve the profitability of the teams they play for, as they help them win championships, and give their fans someone to cheer for. The teams Read More »