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“The Foot” A Funny Side to Plantar Fasciitis

December 21, 2009 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis

Do you think plantar fasciitis can’t have a funny side?  Think it doesn’t affect those around you?  I’ve got a story that proves that both of those assumptions are nonsense. Here’s a true story that a friend of mine told me.
I used to be the Firm Administrator for a high-end, national accounting firm.  I had [...]

Foot Themed Gifts for Someone Suffering With Foot Pains

December 14, 2009 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis

Got a loved one who is suffering with foot pain? Well, now you can find the perfect foot themed gifts for them. Here are some of my suggestions (and some of these are on my list). Hint. Hint. LOL

 
A foot spa is the top item on my own holiday list. Just think of dipping your [...]

Happy Feet are Healthy Feet: Common Sense Tips on Taking Care of Your Feet

December 11, 2009 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis

In preparation for the upcoming holiday season, take a moment to read the following tips and have an enjoyable, healthy and fabulous holiday season.
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ — If you have a foot or ankle problem, you are not feeling the pain alone. Four out of every five Americans suffer some sort of [...]

Stopping heel pain – Q&A with Dr. Manny

December 9, 2009 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis

Dr. Manny Alvarez is the Managing Editor of foxnewshealth.com. Since 1996, he has been the Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Science at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey. Additionally, Alvarez is Adjunct Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York University School of Medicine in New York City.
Here is [...]

Got my first pair of custom orthotics today…

December 8, 2009 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis

So the podiatrist called and my appointment was today. My custom orthotics arrived and are ready and waiting for me to try on. Very simple appointment, he put them in my shoes and I walked out!
Boy do they feel strange at first. However I did notice that I could walk without feeling any pain! That [...]

I think I have Plantar Fasciitis, should I go to the Doctor?

December 4, 2009 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis manifests itself with a stabbing like pain in the heel. It hurts mosting when you rise up from a resting state, for the first few steps. Then the pain will ease up a bit. Does this sound like your pain? Do you need to see a doctor? What kind of doctor should you [...]

Custom Foot Orthotics…Are They Worth the Cost?

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

Custom foot orthotics are probably one of the most recommended therapies for people who have problematic feet. Othotics are used to manipulate the alignment of your foot. There are several types of foot orthotics available. They range from the commercially available shoe inserts, insoles and heel cups.
The most recommended ones are the custom made orthotics. [...]

Are Crocs Rx good shoes for plantar fasciitis and sore feet?

I was doing a bit of research into the best shoes for plantar fasciitis sufferers. I decided to check into Crocs shoes to see if they are reccomended shoes for plantar fasiiitis.  What I found surprised me.
I found out that Crocs shoes actually have a medical line of shoes called Crocs Rx. This line of [...]

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 [...]

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