Archive for the Heel Pain Treatment Category


Curing Heel Pain By Icing

It is common to use icing for curing heel pain and plantar fasciitis. Heel pain is normally due to too much foot activity, like exercise, standing for long periods of time or an inactive lifestyle which result in tears or strain in the ligament of the plantar fascia. Although icing to the plantar fascia can [...]

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What is the relationship between diet and Plantar Fasciitis?

According to The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, approximately two million United States residents seek plantar fasciitis treatment on a yearly basis. Plantar fasciitis requires conventional treatment to heal pain, as well as other related symptoms. We recommend patients gain medical advice prior to using any natural treatments. Consuming Foods Which Can Prevent Anti-Inflammatory The [...]

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What Vitamins and Minerals Needed to Cure Foot and Heel Pain

Heel spurs and plantar fasciitis treatments are not limited to stretching or using heel cups. There are still so many extraordinary methods targeting the inflammation and the pain which goes along with a strain plantar fascia. For example, basic vitamins are commonly used to prevent and treat plantar fasciitis. Actually, due to fewer invasive qualities [...]

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Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT)

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) is performed by using shockwaves to treat localized musculoskeletal pain. A shockwave is a very intense, and very brief, wave of energy that travels faster than the speed of sound; the idea of using this type of energy burst to treat musculoskeletal pain was introduced in Europe in the early [...]

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The Role of Orthotics in Treating Heel Spurs and Heel Pain

One of the primary resources in the treatment of heel spurs and heel pain is the use of orthotic devices, which help correct faulty mechanical manoeuvres in the lower body that often lead to this type of discomfort. They are an easy, non-invasive way to correct sub-par foot function and treat conditions such as heel [...]

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Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy (EPF)

Endoscopic plantar fasciotomy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used to treat stubborn cases of plantar fasciitis that have failed to respond to standard conservative treatment methods. This procedure essentially releases the proximal medial aspect of the fascia in order to relieve tensions within the musculature of the foot. Because of the techniques used endoscopic [...]

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Cortisone Injections for Plantar Fasciitis

  Cortisone injections for plantar fasciitis become a treatment option when conservative management of the condition is unsuccessful. When evaluating the effectiveness of a conservative treatment plan it’s important to note that multiple treatments applied within the same time frame have a much higher success rate than treatments that have been implemented one after the [...]

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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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