Category Archives: Ankle/ Foot

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment | Advanced PMR

Plantar Fascia

Plantar Fascitis… An approach to getting rid of the pain.   If you have ever experienced it you know what it is, its misery with every step.  Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition in which a portion of the bottom of your foot becomes painful.  If affects people of all ages, comes with out warning


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What is a Jones Fracture and How Do You Treat it?

Your foot is structured by numerous bones that are categorized into bones of the hind foot, mid foot, and forefoot.  In the mid foot, there are 5 long bones called metatarsals and each of these bones connects the back of the foot to your toes. A Jones’ fracture is a break in the 5th bone


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Treating Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries that happen to people, primarily happening while playing sports. High ankle sprains normally happen when a person rolls their ankle damaging the outside ligaments and the ligaments above the ankle joint which connect the tibia (shin bone) to the outer leg bone (fibula). Ankle sprains are


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Running Pain

It Starts at the Ankle…

The ankle is an important joint for all activities in the upright position. It is commonly overlooked and we always expect it to work. It is the first moveable joint that accepts force when the foot contacts the ground with walking. Problems with the ankle will cause problems up the kinetic chain. It usually starts


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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It involves inflammation of a thick band of tissue that runs across the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone to your toes (plantar fascia). Plantar fasciitis commonly causes stabbing pain that usually occurs with your first steps in the morning.


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Legs

Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless legs syndrome, or RLS, is a common nerve condition where you have unpleasant creeping, tugging, or pulling feelings in your legs. You might also have an overwhelming urge to move your legs. The symptoms are usually worse at night or when you’re resting. Medical doctors don’t know the cause of RLS, and there’s no


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Plantar Fasciitis Treatment | Advanced PMR

A Real Pain in the Foot- Plantar Fasciitis

Many of you are probably familiar with the term “Plantar Fasciitis” or may have even been diagnosed with it in the past. However, how many of you truly understand what the plantar fascia is or what is causing you to have terrible pain in your feet? This blog post will go into the details of


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Tips for Fall Prevention

Falls can cause significant injury as well as reduce your independence. Injury due to a fall can make daily living difficult and exhausting. According to the APTA, one third of people over the age of 65 and about one half of people over the age of 80 will fall at least once this year. Physical


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Barefoot Running Better?

Barefoot Running – Is it really better for you?

A popular concept today in the realm of exercise is barefoot running. Many people today choose to throw away their old running shoes with cushioned heels and run barefoot or wear minimalist shoes. While there is some debate on the topic, studies have shown that barefoot running results in decreased ground reaction forces into the


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