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 moreKnee Walkers vs Hands Free Crutches

Best Foot Massager for Plantar Fasciitis

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Best Foot Massager for 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. A number of things … Read moreBest Foot Massager for Plantar Fasciitis

Achilles Tendon Brace for Running

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Running and Achilles Tendon Soreness So you love to run, but your Achilles Tendon is bothering you and maybe you have Achilles Tendonitis, you need an Achilles Tendon Brace for Running.   A brace will help support your problematic Achilles Tendon. We reviewed 4 different braces to see which Achilles tendon brace for running is the … Read moreAchilles Tendon Brace for Running

KT Tape for Plantar Fasciitis Review

KT Tape for Plantar Fasciitis Review So you have some plantar fasciitis pain.  We all know it hurts, I personally had a period of time where plantar fasciitis was affecting my right foot.  I tried many different solutions, to help resolve the issue.  One which helped a lot was using KT or Kinesio Tape.  Below is … Read moreKT Tape for Plantar Fasciitis Review

Best Ankle Brace for Achilles Tendonitis

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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 moreBest Ankle Brace for Achilles Tendonitis

Best Brace for Achilles Tendon Injury

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Best Brace for Achilles Tendon Injury So you have hurt your Achilles, now what?  After your RICE treatment, you are going to want to get a brace.  The brace will help stabilize your injury while you heal, while also allowing you to be mobile.  We reviewed five braces which we think would benefit people who have … Read moreBest Brace for Achilles Tendon Injury

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 moreRest Ice Compression Elevation

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 moreAchilles Tendonitis Symptoms and Treatment

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 moreKinesiology Tape Does It Work