Speed Your Recovery Post “K” Run/Walk With These Shoe Features

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Weather you’ve participated in the St. Jude Country Music Marathon, Susan G. Coleman Race for the Cure  or the plethora of “K” walks/runs around, choosing the optimal foot wear afterwards may be the difference to a speedy or slow recovery. Why is the footwear afterwards important? Because typically, you’ve put your body and feet through […]

Baby Cells to Make Us Regrow

Mast Cells (Photo credit: euthman) We all grow from the time we’re babies.  Can going back to the basic knowledge of babies, development, growth and hormones play a role in helping people heal?  Yes, not only for healing in wound care, but also for orthopedic applications.  Wound care applications can mean the difference between an […]

Plantar Fasciitis 201: Certain Misconceptions and Treatments

Anatomical diagrams illustrating the components of the plantar fascia. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Listed below are some common misconceptions and treatments frequently used for heel pain. You have a heel spur:  In most cases the heel spur is irrelevant. Many people who have huge heel spurs have never experienced pain. Heel spurs are caused by plantar […]

Plantar Fasciitis 101: Definition

Medical X-rays Plantar fasciitis. Increased density in talocalcaneal joint (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Plantar fasciitis, sometimes referred to as plantar fasciosis is a painful condition about the heel. The plantar fascia is a soft tissue structure that originates at the bottom of the heel and runs to the base of the toes.  It is a thick […]