Plantar Fasciopathy

What To Do About Plantar Fasciitis

What To Do About Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. The pain is generally felt just in front of the heel bone and also on the inside arch of the foot. Plantar fasciitis is worse after prolonged periods of inactivity such as the first few steps in the morning or after sitting at a desk. This post will discuss what causes plantar fasciitis and what can be done about it.

Is stretching making your tendon pain worse?

Is stretching making your tendon pain worse?

One of the most frequently recommended treatments for tendon pain is stretching. The thought is that tight muscles place tension on the tendons leading to pain, therefore, stretching will help decrease muscle tone and tendon pain. However, could stretching actually make tendon pain worse? This post will discuss tendons and whether stretching is beneficial. 

What can help with plantar fasciopathy (plantar fasciitis)?

What can help with plantar fasciopathy (plantar fasciitis)?

Plantar fasciopathy (formerly called plantar fasciitis) is a common cause of heel pain, especially among runners. There are several causes for plantar fasciopathy including restricted ankle mobility and prolonged standing. This blog post covers what plantar fasciopathy is and what you can do to get rid of it.