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Articles Categorized as: Heel Spurs

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 »

Tips for Keeping Manicures and Pedicures Safe

Posted by & filed under Blisters, Bunions, Calluses, Corns, Fungal Toenails, Heel Spurs, Ingrown Nails, Smelly Feet and Foot Odor.

You’re ready to relax after a long week at work, so you treat yourself to a few hours at your local nail salon. What could be better to kick off your weekend than a manicure or pedicure? To make sure your end-of-the-week treat doesn’t turn into a disaster, follow these simple safety tips from East… 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 »

Shockwave Therapy: Effective Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

Posted by & filed under Heel Pain Shockwave Therapy, Heel Pain Sports Injury Treatment, Heel Spurs, Plantar Fasciitis.

A recent study compared the effectiveness of high-energy extracorporeal shockwave therapy (HESWT) with that of placebo in treating plantar fasciitis. After careful examination, the study concluded that shockwave therapy is more effective than placebo as a plantar fasciitis treatment. In fact, the researchers involved recommended using shockwave therapy as a remedial measure following the failure… Read more »

Shockwave Therapy: The 90% Effective Heel Pain Treatment

Posted by & filed under EPAT, Heel Pain Shockwave Therapy, Heel Pain Sports Injury Treatment, Heel Spurs.

Studies prove that shockwave therapy is extremely effective as a heel pain treatment. The American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation recently concluded a study that shows moderate intensity extracoropral shockwave therapy (EWST), or moderate intensity extracoroporal pulse activation treatment (EPAT), is far more effective at reducing heel pain in the morning hours as well… Read more »

Try Topical Pain Medications for Heel & Joint Pain Relief

Posted by & filed under Arthritic foot & Ankle Care, Heel Pain Sports Injury Treatment, Heel Spurs.

Do you suffer from heel or joint pain? Topical pain medications may provide the heel & joint pain relief you need. If you’re unable to take oral medications due to stomach issues or interactions with other medications, a topical cream can help. Transdermal medications, also known as topical medications, relieve pain without the medicine traveling… Read more »