Our feet are underappreciated and overused. Containing 25% of all of the bones in our body, our feet withstand harsh terrain, ill-fitting shoes, and the strain of supporting our entire body. Their health is so important that sometime issues that arise in other parts of our body originate in our [...]
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Plantar fasciitis (and its close relation, Achilles tendonitis) causes excruciating foot pain that can be debilitating. This chronic pain condition affects nearly 10% of adults in the U.S. at some point in their lives. The plantar fascia is a long strip of connective tissue that runs from the ball of [...]
If you suffer from plantar fasciitis pain, one of the best ways to prevent additional damage is by investing in high-quality plantar fasciitis shoes. The best shoes provide the support you need and absorb shock to your foot from walking or running. We talk about some of your best options [...]
Every day we ask a lot of our feet. We stand, walk, and run without a thought to the daily stress and strain that they absorb. Supporting the human body can take a toll on the feet, and this is never more apparent than in a condition called plantar fasciitis. Plantar [...]
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common chronic pain conditions affecting the heel and foot. In fact, prevalence estimates have suggested that about one in every ten adults will experience symptoms related to plantar fasciitis at some point in their lives. If you're suffering from plantar fasciitis pain, [...]
The biggest names in sports are doing it. Platelet rich plasma therapy (PRP therapy) has helped the likes of Tiger Woods, Kobe Bryant, and football player Hines Ward recover from injuries and return to the playing field. Resulting news coverage spurred wide interest in the general public about this emerging, [...]
A chronic pain condition of the foot can be debilitating, as it inhibits the ability to stand, walk and move about. If foot pain is so severe the patient loses the ability to walk, it can have a major impact on their life.
Plantar fasciitis and heel spur pain are often confused because they are similarly painful and are medically connected. However, plantar fasciitis is pain in the plantar fascia, while a heel spur is a bone that can form on the heel that looks similar to a hook and is associated with plantar fasciitis.
When it comes to heel spurs, the shoes you wear make a difference. Supportive and comfortable footwear can improve your pain level and prevent further injury. From athletic shoes to sandals, and even professional footwear for work, this post will cover heel spur shoes for every lifestyle and budget. What [...]
If you're suffering from pain and inflammation in the ball of your foot, you could be suffering from a collection of symptoms known as metatarsalgia. For some, finding appropriate footwear can help them reduce their pain and get back to their life. Here's what we recommend when it comes to [...]