Plantar Fasciitis Category

9 06, 2021

A Definitive Guide to Foot & Ankle Physical Therapy in Fort Myers, FL

By |June 9th, 2021|

Foot and ankle pain are some of the most common ailments our patients suffer from and seek treatment for at our clinic. The truth is most of these conditions and their associated pain are fully treatable without surgery, resting, or dangerous drugs. If you’ve recently experienced or struggled with ongoing foot or ankle pain, then continue to read below as we reveal/explain exactly how we treat 6 of the most common foot conditions by a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Foot Condition #1: Bunions What are bunions? Most people think that a bunion (called hallux valgus) is just a bump at the side of your foot, near the big toe. It’s actually a deformity [...]

27 01, 2021

2020 Wrap-Up: Our Most Popular Articles

By |January 27th, 2021|

For this wrap-up, we have selected our most informative and popular blog posts of 2020. Hopefully, you find some value and tactics to help you live a pain-free life. Click the article titles to read each article. Don't forget to let us know what your favorite article was of 2020 in the comment section below! We would love to hear from you. Three Conditions That Mimic Sciatica Sciatica is a very common condition that causes pain, numbness, and/or tingling extending from the lower back to the backside of the leg, usually stopping at the calf. But sciatica isn’t the only condition that causes these symptoms.   Why You [...]

31 08, 2020

The Best Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis

By |August 31st, 2020|Tags: , |

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 american sporting club centocelle 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 [...]