Rigid Ankle Braces for Maximum Support

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Rigid Ankle Braces for Maximum Support So you just sprained your ankle,  Healing ankle ligaments can take up to six weeks.  You need to stabilize your ankle while it heals.  The best way to stabilize the ankle is with a rigid ankle brace. The rigid ankle brace will provide maximum support for the injury.   Rigid … Read more

Alternative Crutches Help Ease the Pain

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Alternative crutches help ease the pain Crutches have been around for a long time and without much of a change. While crutches are proven to effectively unload the weight off of your injured leg or foot speeding up recovery time, they can be extremely uncomfortable.  There is underarm pain, not to mention how awkward it … Read more

Massaging Your Way Out of Foot Pain

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Massaging Your Way Out of Foot Pain Do your feet hurt?  Have you been standing or working on your feet all day long?  I bet your feet could use a little TLC.  You might think about massaging your way out of foot pain.  Foot pain can come in many forms, plantar fasciitis, heel pain, achilles … Read more

Do insoles really help with foot pain?

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Shoe Insoles for Foot Pain Relief Are you suffering from some type of foot pain?  If you suffer from some type of foot pain like plantar fasciitis or achilles tendonitis, you might be looking into ways to help relieve that pain.  One way might be to use a shoe insert/ insole, or orthotic.   So the … Read more

10 Remedies for Foot Pain

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Treating foot pain doesn’t have to be complicated.  It can be easier than you think.  Take a look at the following 10 Remedies for Foot Pain.  Hopefully one of these methods will help with your foot, ankle or Achilles tendon pain.   HOT AND COLD WATER BATHS – Contrast Hydrotherapy Contrast baths are a form of hot … Read more

What is TENS and EMS

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What are TENS and EMS? TENS stands for Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) therapy involves the use of low-voltage electric currents to treat pain. Electrodes or mediums for electricity to travel to the body, placed on the body at the site of pain deliver electricity that travels through the nerve fibers. The … Read more

Why use a Night Splint?

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Have you been experiencing consistent pain issues with your foot or ankle due to plantar fasciitis or achilles tendonitis?  If so you might want to use a night splint as part of your treatment or recovery plan.  So why use a night splint? What are Night Splints Used For? Night splints can be used to treat many feet or … Read more

TENS or EMS for Ankle Pain

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Spraining your ankle can be painful, so can ankle tendonitis. You may have hurt your ankle a while ago and you still have pain.  There are many ways to treat the ankle pain.  Two methods that you might not hear about so often are TENS or EMS for ankle pain. What are TENS and EMS? … Read more

Best Walking Boot for Plantar Fasciitis

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What is the Best Walking Boot for Plantar Fasciitis Normally a review would cover many different types of products and tell you which product is the best for a particular issue.  In this case, I am going to forgo all the comparison’s and get straight to the point.  The best walking boot for plantar fasciitis … Read more

Knee Walkers vs Hands Free Crutches

Knee Walkers vs Hands Free Crutches Have you recently suffered a knee, foot, or ankle injury and are confined to crutches. Crutches have been around for a long time and without much of a change. While crutches are proven to effectively unload the weight off of your injured leg or foot speeding up recovery time, they are … Read more