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Articles Categorized as: Foot Pain Causes & Treatments

Proper Recovery Time for Injuries, Strains and More

Posted by & filed under Achilles Tendon, Ankle Instability, Ankle Sprains, Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain, Common Conditions, Fitness & Your Feet, Foot Pain Causes & Treatments, Heel Conditions, Heel Pain Sports Injury Treatment, Heel Spurs, Injuries, Lasers And Your Feet, Plantar Fasciitis, Sports Conditions, Sports Injury.

Get advice from the sports injury doctors at East Ocean Podiatry in Boca Raton Heavy physical activity and training can be hard on your muscles and joints, especially those in your feet, ankles and legs. Activities like running, playing sports, and participating in exercise classes can cause soreness, swelling, and chronic pain that interferes with… Read more »

Types of Pronation and Treatment Options

Posted by & filed under Achilles Tendon, Bunions, Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain, Fitness & Your Feet, Flat Feet, Foot Pain Causes & Treatments, Foot Swelling, Heel Pain Shockwave Therapy, Heel Pain Sports Injury Treatment, Orthotics, Plantar Fasciitis, Shin Splints.

Pronation is the inward rolling of the foot that helps to absorb and distribute impact when the foot hits the ground. Pronation also helps your foot adapt to uneven surfaces by rolling, rather than locking up the heel when on an incline. Let the podiatry experts at East Ocean Podiatry help educate you on the… Read more »

Are Knee and Foot Pain Related?

Posted by & filed under Ankle Instability, Ankle Sprains, Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain, Fitness & Your Feet, Flat Feet, Flat Feet Hyprocure, Foot Pain Causes & Treatments, Foot Swelling, Geriatric Foot Care, Heel Pain Sports Injury Treatment, Pregnancy & Your Feet, Sports Injury.

Have knee pain and foot pain become a normal part of your day? While many treat these as separate issues, surprisingly, they can be very much related. Learn more about how these two conditions are linked from East Ocean Podiatry. Common Causes of Knee and Foot Pain There are several common causes of knee and… Read more »

Why Do Feet Swell – And Should You Be Concerned?

Posted by & filed under Ankle Sprains, Common Conditions, Foot Pain Causes & Treatments, Foot Swelling, Injuries, Peripheral Artery Disease, Pregnancy & Your Feet.

If your feet are looking a little bigger than usual, it could be from edema, more commonly known as swelling. Swelling occurs when body fluid pools in a particular area causing the area to “balloon”. Sometimes, it’s not always clear why your feet swell and so the foot experts at East Ocean Podiatry created this… Read more »

Why You Should Go to a Podiatrist

Posted by & filed under Fitness & Your Feet, Foot Pain Causes & Treatments, Pregnancy & Your Feet, Smelly Feet and Foot Odor.

You wake up, get ready for work, make the commute to the office, spend the day moving between the phone, the computer, and the break room and then finally make the drive back home. On your way home, you might stop by the store for groceries, and then head home to make dinner, do laundry,… Read more »

Prevent Gout Symptoms: Know Which Thanksgiving Foods to Avoid

Posted by & filed under Arthritic foot & Ankle Care, Foot Pain Causes & Treatments, Geriatric Foot Care.

Gout, a painful condition that commonly affects the feet, can be triggered by some of our favorite holiday foods. This condition, which usually presents itself as a throbbing pain in the joints, occurs when the body produces excess uric acid. This acid, which is created by the body in order to break down purines, can… Read more »

Basketball MVP Kevin Durant Sustains Stress Fracture

Posted by & filed under Fitness & Your Feet, Foot Pain Causes & Treatments, Sports Injury.

Kevin Durant, last year’s overall MVP in the NBA, recently announced that he has sustained a foot fracture, and will likely miss the first month of the regular season with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Durant, who plays an average of almost 40 minutes per game, has only missed 16 games in seven seasons in the… Read more »

Jon Bon Jovi Undergoes Plantar Fasciotomy for Chronic Plantar Fasciitis

Posted by & filed under Foot Pain Causes & Treatments, Heel Pain Shockwave Therapy, Heel Spurs, Plantar Fasciitis.

After years of suffering from chronic heel pain that didn’t respond to conservative treatment, Jon Bon Jovi finally decided to undergo surgery to resolve the symptoms of plantar fasciitis. Although most cases of plantar fasciitis can be treated through conservative or non-invasive procedures, America’s favorite rock star is proof that extreme cases may require surgical… Read more »

Robert Griffin III Begins Recovery for a Dislocated Ankle

Posted by & filed under Ankle Instability, Fitness & Your Feet, Foot Pain Causes & Treatments, Sports Injury.

The Washington Redskins lost their star quarterback to a dislocated ankle early this season. The injury occurred when Robert Griffin III threw a pass on the run, and landed awkwardly on his left ankle during Washington’s victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on September 14th. RG3 was carted off the field after his injury was stabilized… Read more »

Foot Lacerations

Posted by & filed under Foot Pain Causes & Treatments, Wound Care.

Our feet carry us everywhere, and we often take them for granted. While they are typically very resilient, feet have a network of delicate tendons and nerves very close to the surface of the skin that can be easily damaged by cuts and lacerations. If patients don’t seek treatment for serious foot lacerations within the… Read more »