It's no secret that plantar fasciitis is a common runner's affliction. Achilles tendonitis, iliotibial band syndrome, and even runner's knee can sideline runners for weeks or months, but plantar fasciitis is often the most stubborn injury to overcome. Luckily, there are some things you can do to help with plantar fasciitis pain while you run. Check out these tips below!
Do your feet hurt? You're not alone. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain in the U.S. Footwear is key when it comes to preventing and managing plantar fasciitis. In fact, the right shoes can make all the difference in the world. So, if you’re suffering from this foot condition, read on for a list of the 12 best shoes for plantar fasciitis!
If you are like the rest of us, your day doesn't start until your feet hit the floor. And if you're one of the unlucky few who suffer from plantar fasciitis, that first step is agony. But never fear, our miraculous 6-step stretch routine will have you up and at 'em in no time! So come along on this journey to wellness—your feet will thank you for it! (Disclaimer: Results may vary)
If you're someone who suffers from frequent ankle pain or stiffness, you know how frustrating it can be. Even something as simple as going for a walk can become a chore when your ankles are bothering you. But there's no need to live with the discomfort. There are plenty of easy stretches you can do at home to help relieve your symptoms. Give these a try! You can follow along with this video of Dr. Freels.
Picture this: you've just returned from a great hike and your feet are killing you. Not because of the blisters or the sweat, but because you were wearing the wrong shoes. If you're looking to avoid this uncomfortable situation, then read on for our guide to hiking shoes! We'll discuss everything you need to know before purchasing a pair, so that you can find the perfect pair of shoes for your next hiking adventure. Happy trails!
Did you know that women are four times more likely to develop foot problems than men? I have two words for you: high heels. There’s no denying that high heels make us feel powerful, confident, and sexy. But those same sky-high stilettos can actually be pretty bad for our foot health. If you want to keep your feet healthy and pain-free, it might be time to ditch the high heels and opt for a more comfortable option instead. Keep reading to learn more about the negative effects of high heels and discover some better options for shoes that will still make you look fabulous.
So your little MVP starts their first season of tackle football. You're excited for all the games and practices to watch them dominate on the field. But as the season goes on, you start to notice that they're not playing like they used to. In fact, they're limping off the field after every play. What's going on? Chances are, they've got a foot injury. Don't worry, we're here to help give you some tips on how to deal with them.
You know that feeling when you get home from work and take your shoes off? The relief of finally being able to relax and put your feet up. For most people, this is a normal part of the day. But going barefoot in the house can actually do more harm than good. In this blog post, we'll discuss why you should avoid going barefoot in the house and offer some alternatives that will help you relax comfortably. So put your shoes back on and keep reading!
What if we told you there was a treatment that could target and eliminate the root cause of your foot pain? No more relying on painkillers or ice packs! This magical treatment is called laser therapy, and it may be just what you need to get back to your active lifestyle. Keep reading for more information about laser therapy and how it can help you.
Is it fall yet? It sure feels like it in my house. Every morning I wake up stiff and achy, and the pain only seems to get worse as the days get shorter. Yep, it must be arthritis season again! As the cooler months approach, many of us are looking forward to cozy fires, hot drinks, and time spent indoors. But for those of us with arthritis, the change in temperature can bring on painful flares.