Foot & Ankle Specialty Blog

4 Ways to Treat Plantar Fasciitis

Posted by Sweeney Content Team on Nov 30, 2017 11:32:43 AM

People who spend a lot of time on their feet, as well as certain athletes, are at risk for developing plantar fasciitis. Genetics play a role as well, because those with high arches or flat feet are more at risk. Also, women are twice as likely to develop it than men. Fortunately, treatment is available.

Plantar Fasciitis Problems? We Can Help!

For more information on Plantar Fasciitis check out our Plantar Fasciitis - Symptoms and Risk Factors blog. 

 

 

 

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis – Treatment Objectives

Posted by Sweeney Content Team on Apr 20, 2017 10:57:58 AM

Who is at Risk?

People who spend a lot of time on their feet, as well as certain athletes, are at risk for developing plantar fasciitis. Genetics play a role as well, because those with high arches or flat feet are more at risk. Also, women are twice as likely to develop it than men. Fortunately, treatment is available.

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis – Symptoms and Risk Factors

Posted by Sweeney Content Team on May 26, 2016 1:01:00 PM

Plantar fasciitis is the most common type of heel pain. It’s caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thick, flat band of tissue on the bottom of your foot that connects your heel bone to your toes.

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis, feet

Did You Know?

The human foot has 28 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles and numerous tendons that work together to keep you balanced and active. When there’s an injury or pain with any of them, it affects more than just your foot. Foot disorders can prevent you from performing your regular daily activities or enjoying the things you love.

75% of all Americans will experience foot problems at some point in their lifetime. This blog provides helpful information and resources regarding the most common foot problems. If you’d like more information about any of the topics, or to schedule an appointment with a foot and ankle specialist, contact us today.

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