Archive for August, 2012


Stretches for Heel Pain

    Specially designed foot and ankle stretches for Heel Pain are an important component of any effective treatment plan. While stretches will relieve pain their primary use is to address the underlying condition that is causing the pain to occur. Heel Pain often develops when muscles and ligaments become tight or inflexible, and while [...]

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Heel Pain Taping

Heel Pain taping is one of the best non-invasive methods for treating this condition. What Is Heel Pain Taping? This technique employs a controlled application of athletic tape in order to provide support to the plantar ligament and tissues to prevent it from being overly stretched. Taping will also immobilize and stabilize the tendon, all [...]

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Heel Pain Surgery

  Heel Pain is a primary cause of foot pain, and there are several different approaches that can be applied to reduce pain symptoms and inflammation. A majority of cases benefit from the application of non-invasive treatment methods such as rest, ice, the use of NSAIDS, the use of orthotic devices, improved footwear, and specialized stretching [...]

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Heel Pain Socks

  Despite their name Heel Pain socks are very much an orthotic device used to treat Heel Pain. The sock is used to keep the foot flexed while sleeping. This type of flexion provides a continuous stretching of the plantar fascia and Achilles tendon, which in turn reduces heel pain, especially the acute discomfort often [...]

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