Athletic Taping For Plantar Fasciitis

What Causes Plantar Fasciitis? As you may know, plantar fasciitis is from an excess pulling on the plantar fascia. This is a long fibrous band on the bottom of the foot that runs from the toes to the heel bone (calcaneous).  Inflammation and possible subsequent degeneration of the fascia occurs from strains of the fascia. […]

Plantar Fasciitis at Home Remedy for Quick Relief!

Do your feet hurt when you first stand in the morning?? Try this Plantar Fasciitis Home Remedy! 80% of our patients say this saves them in the mornings when done right before bed! Contrast Bath Soak:                        Purposes: To reduce deep inflammation (swelling)                           […]

Painful Plantar Foot Fibroma?

A plantar fibroma is a fibrous growth usually on the main inside arch of your foot. The cause cannot always be determined. However, people who suffer from systemic conditions such as diabetes, epilepsy and alcoholism may see an increased occurrence. Repetitive trauma to the plantar fascia can also cause the growth. Typically, they will not […]

Why Night Splints May Not Help Plantar Fasciitis?

Why is every plantar fascial sufferer told to wear a night splint?  Because, in this evidence based world, although not always the truest evidence, it has become an essential part of the “Menu Treatment Algorithm.”  So, everyone, no matter what foot function they have, are told to use one.  Although it may help some, I’ve […]

Stop the Arch Madness!

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Have you been told to get a good supportive shoe or get a good arch support? We have many patients who have been told to do so. Unfortunately, they did not find us until they went through many pairs of shoes or multiple types of pads, wedges, cups, lifts, and/or arch supports. This picture shows […]

Treat your Painful Neuroma with High Heels! What?

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A female patient recently presented with a complaint of a painful neuroma in her foot.  She relates a history of multiple treatments from foot specialists including steroid injections and absolute alcohol (No not the Russian type).  She related metatarsal pads worsened it.  She complains she is unable to wear any shoe except a high heal […]

Bonnaroo Shoes – Safe Footwear For Festivals

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BONNAROO SHOES! It’s that time of year again! June 9 – June 12, 2016.  People of all ages and many places will attend the annual 4 day Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival held on a 700 acre farm in Manchester, TN. As with festivals, especially music festivals where there is camping along with music concerts, […]