Rest Ice Compression Elevation

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R.I.C.E Most people sometime in their life get injured.  As foot pain sufferers it could have been an ankle sprain, plantar fasciitis, or tendonitis.  The immediate treatment for most of these types of injuries is RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) Rest: The injured tissues in the ankle need time to heal. Ice: Applying ice or … Read more

Achilles Tendonitis Symptoms and Treatment

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Achilles Tendonitis The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the human body. It connects your heel bone to your calf muscles and is used when walking, running, and jumping. Achilles tendonitis occurs when the Achilles tendon becomes inflamed or aggravated.  Achilles tendonitis occurs in the middle area of the tendon which is slightly above … Read more

Kinesiology Tape Does It Work

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Kinesio Tape After suffering from Achilles tendonitis for some time, I tried Kinesio Tape.  I was trying many different therapy techniques to help resolve my issue.  I had seen many athletes who were competing at a very high level, specifically in the Olympics using this tape.  Strips of bright colored tape on arms, legs, and … Read more

What Helps Plantar Fasciitis

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What is Plantar Fasciitis Your foot has thick, fibrous band of tissue (”fascia”) reaching from your heel to your toes. These tissues support the muscles and arch of the foot. When they’re overly stretched, tiny tears can occur in their surface.  These tiny tears will cause inflammation and pain.   What is the cause? A … Read more