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Recognizing Plantar Fasciitis: Symptoms, Treatment, and More

Posted by Andrea Hamel

September 12, 2017 at 10:00 AM

There are plenty of causes of foot pain — many of which can make it difficult for you to stay on your feet no matter how hard you try to work past it. If you're an athlete, you may find yourself wondering what's causing your foot pain. Most critically, is it plantar fasciitis? And if it is, how are you supposed to treat it? 

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis, Foot Pain

What Causes Plantar Fasciitis?

Posted by Andrea Hamel

September 5, 2017 at 10:45 AM

When you wake up in the morning, do you hesitate to step out of bed? Are your first few steps especially painful, punctuated by more pain when you stand up from a chair or stand in one place then start walking again?

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis, Foot Pain

Plantar Fasciitis: An All Too Common Foot Injury

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 22, 2017 at 9:20 AM

From professional athlete to stay at home mom, anyone can suffer from plantar fasciitis. This condition can be very painful, and make even the most simplest of tasks difficult.

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis, Foot Pain

Causes, Symptoms and Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 10, 2017 at 3:10 PM

Plantar Fasciitis is a common but painful foot condition that affects many people. It involves the inflammation of the tissues on the bottom of your foot and heel. If you're an athlete, runner, hiker, or any type of person who's very active, you have a greater than average chance of developing this problem. The most obvious symptom of plantar fasciitis is heel pain as the condition targets the arch of the foot. Since this is a repetitive motion type of injury, it often gets worse when you continue to stress the affected area. Unfortunately, it's hard to stay off your feet so many people end up living with chronic pain. There are ways to treat and prevent plantar fasciitis.

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Topics: Foot Pain, Plantar Fasciitis

Foot Pain: Plantar Fasciitis or Heel Spurs

Posted by Andrea Hamel

July 20, 2017 at 1:30 PM

The foot is one of the most complicated parts on the body. It is frequently used and subjected to a lifetime of wear and tear. When foot pain occurs, the cause can be any number of different injuries, but when it comes to pain underneath the foot, there are two common ailments that are responsible - plantar fasciitis or heel spurs. Although occasionally used interchangeably to describe under foot or heel pain, plantar fasciitis and heel spurs are two very different conditions.

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis, heel spurs, Foot Pain

Finding Ways to Live with Foot Pain & Plantar Fasciitis

Posted by Andrea Hamel

August 11, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Your body is a complicated machine, and when one part of it doesn't work, it will adversely affect the rest of you. This is especially evident when you are living with foot pain and plantar fasciitis. Activities of daily life, formerly thought to be routine, can suddenly become a struggle. By trying to find a solution, you can help to improve your life and reduce or even eliminate your pain. Understanding what is causing the pain can help you to treat it, and "get back up on your feet."

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Topics: Foot Pain, foot injury, Plantar Fasciitis

Living with Serious Foot Pain and Plantar Fasciitis

Posted by Andrea Hamel

July 14, 2016 at 1:10 PM

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis, Foot Pain

Living with Foot Pain and Plantar Fasciitis

Posted by Andrea Hamel

April 8, 2016 at 3:30 PM

Feet are our friends. They help us achieve many daily functions and some extraordinary athletic feats. Some of us live with regular foot complaints, such as recurring athlete's foot or dry heels that crack and burn no matter how many times we apply lotion. For those of us with such experiences, we are grateful for days when our feet will just act normal. Having less-than-perfect feet isn't something that we should have to accept. For many foot problems, there are proven remedies. 

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis, Foot Pain

How To Handle Living With Foot Pain and Plantar Fasciitis

Posted by Andrea Hamel

April 4, 2016 at 2:30 PM

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis, Foot Pain

Plantar Fasciitis: Treating This One Big Pain in The Foot

Posted by Jeremy Gesicki

January 12, 2016 at 1:57 PM

Have you ever gotten out of bed on a bright, sunny morning, all ready for another amazing day only to find that your foot is stiff and sore? Does the pain go away after a few steps, but comes back with a vengeance later as you climb stairs or stand for longer periods of time? It's not just a cramping muscle or stiff joints, this foot pain can be a sign of plantar fasciitis, a much more serious condition.

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Topics: Foot Pain, Plantar Fasciitis

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