Tag: plantar fasciitis

  • Foot and Ankle Physicians introduces EPAT

    Foot and Ankle Physicians are bringing Shockwave Therapy to Clearwater. Who should use Shockwave Therapy? Generally speaking, any acute or chronic musculoskeletal pain and/or pain that significantly impairs mobility or quality of life. As Clearwater podiatrists, we use shockwave therapy to treat foot or ankle pain only. Benefits of EPAT® Non-Invasive No Anesthesia No Risk […]

  • Understanding Plantar Fasciitis and Finding Remedies for the Pain

    If you’re a runner, you might already be familiar with plantar fasciitis, either from the pain of experiencing the medical condition or from simple awareness of the pain risks associated with running. First things first, the plantar fascia is the ligament that connects your heel bone to your toes. This connective tissue also supports the […]

  • Podiatrists Warn, Don’t Let Winter Activities Cause Ankle Sprains and More

    Although ankle sprains can happen anytime, the tail end of the year tends to send more people rushing to the podiatrist than any other. They aren’t the only injuries that may occur either. It’s also not uncommon for podiatrists to see a rise in cases of FHL tenosynovitis, plantar fascittis, hallux rigidus, metatarsalgia, athlete’s feet […]

  • 4 Tips for Coping With Plantar Fasciitis

    Dealing with plantar fasciitis sometimes be a bit of a trial. Fortunately, we have come up with a few clever tips for coping with plantar fasciitis pain. Stretch Before You Step There is nothing more painful than those first waking steps. To ease the pain of getting out of bed, stretch your calf before even […]

  • Five Tips to Help Avoid Pain in the Arch of Your Foot

    Oh, the wondrous and blissful side effects that come along with getting older. Remember when you used to stay up to watch Letterman every night or how you could eat nothing but pizza and chicken mcnuggets seven days a week? What about the days when you could run a half marathon after a full day […]