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Articles Categorized as: Heel Pain Sports Injury Treatment

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 »

No Pain, No Gain? Think Again!

Posted by & filed under Fitness & Your Feet, Heel Pain Sports Injury Treatment, Sports Injury.

Whether you heard it from a high school gym coach or a CrossFit expert, you’re probably all too familiar with this old workout adage: “No pain, no gain.” While there’s certainly some merit in giving your fitness routine your all, pain is actually your body’s way of telling you that something is wrong. If you… 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 »

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 »

New Orleans Saints’ Jimmy Graham Injured with Torn Plantar Fascia

Posted by & filed under Foot Pain Causes & Treatments, Heel Pain Sports Injury Treatment, Plantar Fasciitis, Sports Injury.

If there was ever an activity where maintaining good foot health is important, football is it. For Jimmy Graham of the New Orleans Saints, this is a particularly painful lesson. Fox Sports is reporting that he may not play in their game against the New York Jets next week due to a partially torn plantar… 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 »