31 08, 2020

The Best Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis

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Putting “one foot in front of the other” can be a slow and painful process if you have plantar fasciitis. When left untreated, plantar fasciitis can continue to worsen until you start to dread those first few steps you take after waking up each morning. Nobody wants to get to the point where heel pain and stiffness interferes with daily activities. Unfortunately, many people with plantar fasciitis will get to this point because traditional plantar fasciitis treatments are typically ineffective.   Here’s Why You Need to Avoid Traditional Plantar Fasciitis Treatments Doctors often prescribe rest, painkillers, or corticosteroid injections for plantar fasciitis. While these traditional “treatments” can temporarily alleviate pain, they do [...]

27 08, 2020

Plantar Fasciitis Frequently Asked Questions

By |August 27th, 2020|Tags: , |

Let’s be honest: the feet are easy to forget about. We have “arm day” and “leg day” at the gym, but what about “foot day?” We might shop for the most fashionable footwear, but is it supportive? Many of us don’t pay much attention to our feet until we notice that they are achy or bothersome. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common foot injuries that results from “neglecting” the feet. If you have heel pain, you may have plantar fasciitis. Treating plantar fasciitis quickly and correctly is crucial to preventing debilitating injuries that result from untreated plantar fasciitis. Our experts in plantar fasciitis treatment Fort Myers answer commonly asked questions [...]

18 08, 2020

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

By |August 18th, 2020|Tags: , |

“It must be time for new shoes,” you shrug as you notice a dull ache in your heel. You head to the mall, grab a new pair, and feel better as the day goes on. But then you wake up the next morning with heel pain and stiffness again, and then the next, and the next… Eventually, the pain and stiffness are so bad that you can’t do some of your normal activities and have to stop your weekly walks and runs. You have a classic case of plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is hard to spot in the early stages if you haven’t heard of it before. It typically comes on gradually, [...]