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Heel Pain
... Also known as heel spur syndrome, the condition is often successfully treated with conservative measures, such as the use of anti-inflammatory medications, ice packs, stretching exercises, orthotic devices, and physical therapy...

Plantar Fasciitis
... Also known as heel spur syndrome, the condition is often successfully treated with conservative measures, such as the use of anti-inflammatory medications, ice packs, stretching exercises, orthotic devices, and physical therapy...

Fitness and Your Feet
...Proper warm-up and stretching are also important...

Improve Your Game- Sports and Your Feet
...Proper stretching before beginning a workout is also important...

Total Ankle Replacement Can Restore Full Mobility and Eliminate Pain
...Other surgical options to consider include arthroscopic or open debridement to clean up a joint or remove bone spurs, distraction arthroplasty (a cleanup procedure as well as stretching the joint apart with an external fixation device), and osteotomies or bone cuts to move a bone in the right position...

Plantar Fasciitis: Put Your Heel Pain to a Halt
...For some, the pain subsides after walking or stretching...

The Arch Enemy How to Ease Pain Caused by Flatfoot
...It is caused by overstretching the tendon that supports the arch...

Running the Race to Good Foot Health
...Conservative treatment includes, rest, ice, stretching, and sometimes orthotics or physical therapy...

Fit Feet for Pregnant Moms
...Some even tell me their feet feel like they are stretching like a balloon and ready to pop...

Tips to Prevent Shin Splints
...Here are some tips to help prevent shin splints and avoid injury: * Proper warm-up — Incorporate gentle stretching exercises into your warm-ups before and after your run to improve flexibility...

An on-air foot exam and contest winners announced
...Most of the time an intra-substance Achilles Tendon Tear is from overuse and can be treated with conservative non-surgical measures like a custom orthotic, over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medication, heel raises and stretching...

Nationals star Werth gets through ankle injury
...Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, which may result in excessive stretching or tearing of one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle...

Prevention and Treatment for Achilles Tendonitis
... Common symptoms of Achilles tendonitis include: Mild pain after running or exercising that intensifies gradually Localized pain along the tendon, especially after running Tenderness near the heel bone, with pain being worse first thing in the morning Stiffness and limited range of motion in the lower leg and ankle Swelling around the tendon When the disorder progresses to degeneration, the tendon may become enlarged and develop nodules in the area where the tissue is damaged To prevent injuries to the Achilles tendon, strengthening and stretching the calf muscles through daily exercise is recommended...

Don't Let Hammertoes Cramp Your Style
...Try doing simple calf stretching exercises done on each leg for 30 to 60 seconds twice a day to stretch the Achilles tendon and calf muscle...

Rose's Ankle Sprains Cause Bulls Concern
...To prevent ankle sprains, try to maintain strength, balance and flexibility in the foot and ankle through exercising, stretching and wearing well-fitted shoes...

Healthy Feet Allow Pujols to Re-emerge
...Splints are excellent devices to facilitate stretching calf muscles and arch...

Actor's Tennis Injury a Common Ailment
... This includes strength conditioning, building flexibility, stretching the muscles (particularly in your calves), keeping yourself hydrated and wearing appropriate shoes...

Avoid Shin Splints This Summer
...Proper footwear for a runner is a must; so is stretching and strength conditioning...

Shockwave Therapy : Non-invasive Approach to Treating Chronic Heel Pain
... At Montvale Dr Springfield, IL, we've helped numerous patients overcome their chronic heel pain with conservative treatments, including anti-inflammatory medications, stretching exercises and orthotics...

"Fit Feet for Pregnancy" healthycellsmagazine.com
...Some even tell me their feet feel as though they are stretching like a balloon and ready to pop...

Ruptured Achilles Tendon: Prevention and Treatment
...Help prevent injury to your Achilles tendon by: stretching your calf muscles regularly limiting hill running and jumping activities that place excess stress on the Achilles tendons resting during exercise when you experience pain maintaining a healthy weight alternating high impact sports, such as running with low-impact sports, such as walking or biking wearing appropriate, supportive shoes with proper heel cushioning If you suspect a ruptured Achilles tendon, visit our practice as soon as possible...

Foot Care Tips for Senior Athletes, SJ-R, July 27, 2015
...Proper warm-up and stretching are also important...

Stretch Your Way to Good Foot Health
...That’s why podiatrists recommend stretching as a great way to revitalize and strengthen the feet...

Get Moving: Exercises to Strengthen Weak, Stiff Ankles
...These include range of motion exercises for the injured ankle, which help loosen stiff ankles, and stretching exercises for the calf muscles, which help decrease your risk of hurting your ankle again...

Help Your Feet Feel Younger and Beautiful in 2016, SJ-R December 29th, 2015
... In most cases, heel pain may be resolved with conservative treatment like non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, different footwear that provides better support, stretching exercises, cold therapy, and rest...

Treatment Options for Hammertoe Pain, March 08th, 2016
...Here are some tips: Wear comfortable shoes that have a large box around the hammertoes and low heels Visit a shoe repair shop to have your shoes spot-stretched Trim or file down calluses and corns with a pumice stone following a bath or shower Try over-the counter pads, toe sleeves, toe cushions, splints, or shoe inserts Consult with your doctor about custom orthotics and self-help stretching exercises When to Consider Surgery Surgery becomes an option if the conservative treatments do not improve your symptoms or alleviate pain...

Ready to Run? Visit Your Podiatrist First
... Helpful Tips for Preventing Injury In addition to visiting our office, you can also prevent injuries that commonly occur during training and running by stretching properly, choosing appropriate footwear, and paying attention to pain or signs of an injury...

Heel Pain? Seek Expert Care from Your Podiatrist
... Common symptoms of plantar fasciitis include: Bottom of the heel pain Pain that intensifies after sitting for extended periods of time and subsides after a few minutes of walking Pain that worsens over a period of months Most types of heel pain, once properly diagnosed, can be successfully treated with conservative measures, such as use of anti-inflammatory medications and ice, rest, stretching exercises, orthotic devices, footwear modifications and physical therapy...

Five Resolutions to End Foot Pain in 2017!
... Simple conservative measures such as rest, icing, antiinflammatory medication, footwear modifications, using supportive inserts and custom orthotics, stretching, and physical therapy will help 90 to 95 percent of people with heel problems...

Give Your Feet a Break from Flip Flops
... Problematic Heel Pain It is estimated by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons that about 15 percent of all adult foot injuries involve plantar fasciitis, which is an awful pain caused by the overstretching of a tendon in your heel called the plantar fascia...

Senior Games
...Proper warm-up and stretching are also important...

Quick Advice for Common Foot and Ankle Issues
...Heel stretching, medication to reduce swelling of the soft tissues of the foot and orthotics can all be helpful in providing relief from your heel pain...

Treating Heel Spurs
... A heel spur is often the result of overstraining foot muscles and ligaments, overstretching the plantar fascia (the thick band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes), and repeatedly tearing the heel bone membrane...

What is Achilles Tendonitis?
...Unless symptoms are severe you may be able to treat your heel pain by: Taking over-the-counter pain medications Avoiding high-impact activities or activities that exacerbate symptoms Elevating the foot to reduce swelling Performing stretching exercises or undergoing physical therapy Icing the heel Wearing custom orthotics Replacing worn-out shoes, especially running shoes Surgery is only necessary if your symptoms aren’t responding to any other nonsurgical treatment options after several months or if the tendon is torn...

Is Plantar Fasciitis Causing Your Heel Pain?
...    You can take steps now to avoid heel pain, including: Wear shoes that fit well Wear proper shoes for each activity Do not wear shoes with excessive wear on heels or soles Prepare properly before exercising by stretching and warming up Pace yourself when you participate in athletic activities Don’t underestimate your body’s need for rest and good nutrition Lose excess weight If pain and other symptoms of inflammation persist, you should limit your normal daily activities and contact your podiatrist immediately...

Have Plantar Fasciitis? We Can Help
...Your podiatrist may prescribe stretching exercises to treat your condition...

Common Disorders of the Achilles Tendon
... Physical therapy may include strengthening exercises, soft-tissue massage/mobilization, gait and running re-education, stretching, and ultrasound therapy...

Chronic Ankle Instability
...Each subsequent sprain leads to further weakening (or stretching) of the ligaments, resulting in greater instability and the likelihood of developing additional problems in the ankle...

Calcaneal Apophysitis (Sever's Disease)
... Stretching or physical therapy modalities are sometimes used to promote healing of the inflamed issue...

Capsulitis of the Second Toe
... Stretching...

Flatfoot-Pediatric
...Stretching exercises, supervised by the foot and ankle surgeon or a physical therapist, provide relief in some cases of flatfoot...

Haglund's Deformity
... Stretching exercises help relieve tension from the Achilles tendon...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
... Non-Surgical Treatment Treatment of plantar fasciitis begins with first-line strategies, which you can begin at home: Stretching exercises...

Lisfranc Injuries
...Therefore, when they are weakened through a sprain (a stretching of the ligament), patients experience instability of the joint in the middle of the foot...

Pediatric Flatfoot
...Stretching exercises, supervised by the foot and ankle surgeon or a physical therapist, provide relief in some cases of flatfoot...

Plantar Fasciitis
... Non-Surgical Treatment Treatment of plantar fasciitis begins with first-line strategies, which you can begin at home: Stretching exercises...

Shin Splints
... This condition usually occurs bilaterally (both legs) and can be alleviated by rest, use of non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, icing, a change in training habits, stretching exercises, and properly fitted shoes...