Category: Heel Pain

Sep 7, 2017

Natural Remedies for Heel Spur Pain

Heel spurs and the resulting heel spur pain can make even the simplest of activities painful. A heel spur is a calcium deposit on the bottom of the heel bone that causes a protrusion. It can commonly be confused with plantar fasciitis, often because heel spurs occur in at least half of people who have plantar fasciitis. Heel spurs are often found in athletes or those who spend a lot of time on their feet, but they can happen to anyone. In the past, doctors often recommended surgery to remove the calcium deposit in hopes that it would alleviate plantar fasciitis and heel spur pain. Today, while surgery is still an option after all other op...

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The Benefits of Plantar Fasciitis Night Socks

If you suffer from plantar fasciitis, you know that often the most painful time of day is stepping out of bed in the morning. Your plantar fascia tissue has contracted during the night, as many people sleep with their toes pointed and sometimes even curled, tightening the ligament overnight. There are a lot of options out there to help with PF pain, and one of those includes special socks for plantar fasciitis sufferers. A night sock is worn during sleep to help keep the plantar fascia stretched. Many podiatrists prescribe a&nb...

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Tips for Plantar Fasciitis Relief

Plantar fasciitis is a condition that affects countless Americans. Its causes aren’t fully known, but it can significantly impact quality of life for sufferers. Whether you’re an active runner experiencing heel pain or you stand or walk for extended periods of time for your job, we’ve got some strategies you can use for plantar fasciitis relief. Habits, Lifestyle Changes and Products There are a number of personal habits and lifestyle choices you can alter in order to help reduce your plantar fasciitis suffering. Any of these suggestions that you’re able to accomplish without expending too much eff...

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Feb 27, 2017

Choosing the Best Shoe Insoles for Heel Pain

If you’re experiencing heel pain, it’s important that you choose the right insole for your foot and that you do it soon – don’t wait any longer to get relief. Let us help you learn about the different kinds of available shoe insoles for heel pain so you can make an educated decision. The Best Insoles for Plantar Fasciitis If you’re one of the many sufferers of PF, Powerstep has several inserts for you to choose from. Learn more about them now. The Pinnacle Maxx and Pinnacle Full Length provide maximum cushioning and excellent support for your whole foot and ...

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