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Articles Categorized as: Heel Pain Shockwave Therapy

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 »

The Advantages of Shockwave Therapy for Treating Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis

Posted by & filed under Heel Conditions, Heel Pain Shockwave Therapy, Laser Treatments, Plantar Fasciitis.

Shockwave therapy is sweeping the sports medicine world with its incredible results for those with heel pain and plantar fasciitis. Learn more about this innovative therapy below from the heel pain experts at East Ocean Podiatry in Boca Raton, Florida. What is Shockwave Therapy? Shockwave therapy is an innovative treatment for heel pain and plantar… 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 »

Al Jefferson Benched with Plantar Fascia Injury

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

Al Jefferson spent the final game of his NBA season on the bench recovering from a sprained plantar fascia. The Charlotte Bobcats player injured his foot during the first playoff game against the Miami Heat. After a week of playing through the pain, Jefferson took the bench for Game 4 to let his foot recover…. Read more »

Florida Jaguars Player Recovers from Ankle Fracture

Posted by & filed under Ankle Instability, Ankle Sprains, Fitness & Your Feet, Heel Pain Shockwave Therapy, Sports Injury.

Luke Joeckle, offensive tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars, did not have the rookie season that NFL experts predicted. As the overall number 2 pick for the 2013 draft, Joeckle was expected to help the Florida team recover from a disappointing year. Unfortunately, an ankle fracture early in the season kept him on the bench and… Read more »

NBA Star Uses Shock-Wave Knee Therapy

Posted by & filed under Foot Pain Causes & Treatments, Heel Pain Shockwave Therapy, Sports Injury.

Knee injuries are nothing new in the NBA; professional athletes have suffered from knee pain for years. However, groundbreaking, non-invasive treatments for lower body joint pain, like shock-wave knee therapy, are new. Dwyane Wade, veteran Miami Heat player, revealed to ESPN that he uses innovative extracorporeal shock-wave therapy as part of his knee pain treatment… Read more »

Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Treatment for Musculoskeletal Injury

Posted by & filed under Achilles Tendon, EPAT, Heel Pain Shockwave Therapy, Heel Pain Sports Injury Treatment, Injuries, Sports Injury.

East Ocean Podiatry is now offering Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Treatment (EPAT) for relief from the pain of musculoskeletal injuries. This advanced technology from CuraMedix represents a breakthrough in non-invasive treatment techniques for acute and chronic muscle pain. It works by taking acoustic pressure waves and passing them through the body, concentrated on an injured area…. Read more »

Common CrossFit Injuries (And How to Treat Them)

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

CrossFit is not the faint of heart. Yet, men and women alike swear by this intensive strength and conditioning program. Originally developed by Greg Glassman, this fitness regimen combines a variety of exercises, such as weightlifting and plyometric jumps, in quick succession. Because CrossFit focuses on quick, explosive muscle movements, most exercisers experience drastic results… Read more »

Shockwave Therapy Helps Treat Sports Injuries Without Surgery

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

When Miami Heat Star Dwyane Wade injured his knee, he underwent shockwave therapy (ESWT) to promote healing. Wade injured his knee during the NBA 2013 championships, and was undergoing treatment while he continued to play. Even after coming through for his fans by playing in three of the final four games of the NBA Championship, Wade… 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 »