Tag: plantar fasciitis

Which running shoes are best for plantar fasciitis symptoms according to Men’s Health Magazine?

Which running shoes are best for plantar fasciitis symptoms according to Men’s Health Magazine? Plantar fasciitis symptoms are a concern for many runners.  Which shoe should you choose to minimize the discomfort? Plantar fasciitis is not only a foot problem.  It is a body mechanics and impact problem.   The place we impact is on the bottom of our feet.  Over time, the constant impact will result in tighter legs, less motion, and shock absorption in the feet and ankles and Plantar Fasciitis is the result. While a running shoe can reduce impact and control foot motion to a certain extent, Read More »

Balance and gait; recognizing these warning signs can prevent your next fall.

Balance and gait; recognizing these warning signs can prevent your next fall. Poor balance abilities, being clumsy, falling, and tripping over things is a common experience for many people.  If you are younger, a fall may hurt but it is not likely to cause a major injury. On the other hand, older folks can break a wrist, arm, shoulder, or hip.  These types of injuries can result in a permanent loss of function. A need for a surgical repair requiring risky anesthesia in the elderly can be devastating. If you have poor balance when you are young, it is likely Read More »

Finding Relief from Plantar Fasciitis Heel Pain In The Morning

Plantar Fasciitis Relief: Exploring Causes, Symptoms, and Remedies You are supposed to wake up from a night of sleep feeling refreshed and renewed. So, when you wake up with pain, especially in your feet, it can feel frustrating. There’s no hopping out of bed and taking on the day when your feet have a plantar fasciitis problem happening. Plantar fasciitis can make it painful to walk even after a night of rest. There is a band of tissue that runs from the toes to the heels. This tissue can get inflamed. If you suffer from plantar fascitis you know the stabbing pain Read More »

Do you have a painful hip labral tear? This is an effective care option you should consider.

Do you have a painful hip labral tear? This is an effective care option you should consider. Athletes and people who do manual labor can develop painful hip labral tears. Some of these people may have been diagnosed with a painful hip labral tear after orthopedic tests and an MRI were performed by their doctor. The labrum, as described by the famed  Mayo Clinic is a ring of cartilage surrounding the hip joint.  The labrum helps  stabilize the hip joint in the socket. Painful hip labral tears are most common in athletes such as soccer players, hockey players, golfers as Read More »

Is plantar fasciitis stopping you from enjoying life? Check out the latest article from the NY Times and some tips from Dr. C.

Is plantar fasciitis stopping you from enjoying life? Check out the latest article from the NY Times and some tips from Dr. C. If you developed plantar fasciitis, there are a number of therapies or treatments you can use that may not work equally as well.   One of those is the idea of a night splint which stretches the plantar fascia.  Another is a foot orthotic, and another is deep massage of the feet. A recent NY Times article discussed many of these commonly suggested solutions for the condition, and discussed their limitations. The belief that plantar fasciitis is Read More »