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How do athletes treat Plantar Fasciitis?

October 30, 2009 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis

Eli Manning, Quarterback of the New York Giants was diagnosed with Plantar Fasciitis in early October, 2009. Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the plantar fascia, a tissue which runs along the bottom of the foot. This inflammation began during the Giants game versus Kansas City.
Plantar fasciitis is not a totally debilitating injury, however pain [...]

The Top 7 Best Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis

October 28, 2009 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis

Those who have been diagnosed with Plantar Fasciitis or have heel pain know how painful this condition can get. There are several different ways you can treat this condition and get good results. However there is one thing to remember, every treatment will not work for everyone. So just try them out and see how [...]

Why Choose An Alternative Pain Relief Method?

October 26, 2009 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis

Pain is one of the biggest things that can bring a person down. There is nothing worse than having an ache that won’t go away, or being in pain to the extent that your everyday life is interrupted. On top of this, over the counter pain relief methods don’t always work to the extent needed, [...]

Medical Leader in Treating Plantar Fasciitis With Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) Cautions

October 22, 2009 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis

Here is a recent article that I came across which discusses the use of Shock Wave Therapy for plantar fasciitis treatment. This therapy is a non-invasive alternative to surgery and seems to have great success.
Suffering for months with Plantar Fasciitis, Eli Manning, one of the NFL’s star quarterbacks, continues to struggle with the intense pain [...]

New Balance Womens 850 Running Shoes

October 21, 2009 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Running Shoes

A high stability trainer with ABZORB® DTS cushioning and a medial post to accomodate the moderate to severe overpronator.
Strobel Lasted (SL-1)
 
 
 

 
 
 
System Component & Benefit:

ABZORB® DTS: Provides optimal cushioning and a smooth transition on heel strike.
ABZORB® SBS: Provides maximum shock absorption.
ACTEVA™: Provides exceptional durability.
N-LOCK™: Unique lacing system enhances midfoot support.
Stabilicore: Provides additional pronation control.
SURE LACE: Unique [...]

New Balance Womens 1225 Running Shoes

October 21, 2009 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Running Shoes

A high mileage trainer for the runner who requires moderate stability with exceptional cushioning for all their runs.

 
 
 

 
 
System Component & Benefit:

N-ergy: Provides top of the line shock absorption and cushioning throughout the heel and forefoot
ABZORB® FL Midsole: Top of the line foam material with excellent cushioning and compression set properties.
Abzorb® Strobel Board: Full length of [...]

New Balance Mens 850 Running Shoes

October 19, 2009 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Running Shoes

A high stability trainer with ABZORB® DTS cushioning and a medial post to accomodate the moderate to severe overpronator.
Strobel Lasted (SL-1)

 

 
 
 
System Component & Benefit:

ABZORB® DTS: Provides optimal cushioning and a smooth transition on heel strike.
ABZORB® SBS: Provides maximum shock absorption.
ACTEVA™: Provides exceptional durability.
N-LOCK™: Unique lacing system enhances midfoot support.
Stabilicore: Provides additional pronation control.
SURE LACE: Unique [...]

Does a night splint help treat plantar fasciitis symptoms?

October 19, 2009 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis

A night brace or night splint is reccommended for treatment of plantar fasciitis. This treatment is usually extremely helpful in addition to regular exercising and stretching. A night splint (or night brace) is intended to be used overnight, while sleeping, or in a resting position.
The most painful part of plantar fasciitis is the first few [...]

Plantar Fasciitis Symptoms

October 16, 2009 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis has few but very specific symptoms. It is very easy to diagnose, however sometimes can be misdiagnosed as a stress fracture, tarsal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis or the wearing away of the heel pad.
Mainly, plantar fasciitis symptoms show as pain in the heel on the inner side of the foot. This pain is most [...]

Pro-Tec Plantar Fasciitis Night Splint

Pro-Tec Night Splint helps to reduce pain from Plantar Fasciitis wile you sleep.
 
 
 
Product features: 

Positions foot in controlled dorsiflexion
Provides a gentle stretch to the plantar fascia and Achilles tendon
Soft-cushioned sleeve that covers entire brace
Cover is made from Polyester, Terrycloth and Velcro. Plastic shell made from Polypropylene
Measurement based on shoe size

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