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Plantar Fasciitis

Foot Surgery or Arch Supports?

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 12.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Should I have foot surgery or try an arch support that is the question? Is it better to have foot surgery on foot problems such as a bunion deformity,...

Be A Fanatic About Your Running Gait And Heal Your Plantar Fasciitis

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert | Posted 10.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Miriam Diaz-Gilbert

Every runner's experience and treatment is different. What worked for me was finding the right expert, whose treatment corrected my gait, healed my PF, and made me an improved runner. Don't let plantar fasciitis keep you off course and from your next marathon or ultra!

Common Causes of Heel Pain: Baxter Nerve Compression, Plantar Fasciitis, Fat Pad Atrophy, Achilles Tendonitis, And Stress Fractures Of The Calcaneus

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 10.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Heel Pain (Figure 1) Patients often complain of heel pain and there are several common causes of that pain. A correct diagnosis of the cause is essent...

The 5 Things I'm Willing To Pay More For Now That I'm Older

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.07.2016 | Fifty

As you age, different things become more important to you. Here are five things I’m willing to spend a little extra for. 1. Extra legroom. My rule o...

5 Weirdest Home Remedies for Plantar Fasciitis

Annie Singer | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Annie Singer

Because heel pain has such a huge impact on everyday activities like standing, walking, and running, people will go to drastic lengths and spend hundreds (if not thousands) of dollars trying to find a cure.

The Daddy Diaries, Chapter 52: Why Your Baby Is Acting Like a Dude at a Phish Concert.

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 04.18.2016 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

Of course, the most difficult thing about being sick and injured, is you want to be babied. But your baby also wants to be babied. And last night, Michelle began feeling not so well. So for one Larry David-ish moment, all three of us were laying in bed moaning.

3 Faux-Pains That Probably Aren't as Chronic as You Thought

Annie Singer | Posted 03.11.2017 | Healthy Living
Annie Singer

If you are thinking about starting an exercise program but are worried that your aches and pains will hold you back, try finding alternative solutions before giving up.

A Simple Solution to Help Heal Plantar Fasciitis

Sonima.com | Posted 10.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

Remember, the body wants to function properly, and all pain, such as plantar fasciitis, is nothing more than its way of telling you that it currently isn't. Align your body, and I promise those plantar fascia will stop that painful racket.

7 Ways to Look Killer in Heels -- Without Killing Your Feet

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie | Posted 07.15.2016 | Women
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie

The higher the heel, the closer to God, I say. My husband (an orthopedic surgeon), on the other hand, says the solution to high heel pain is to not wear them. I'm keeping my heels. But, I'm considering a new husband.

Is Your Plantar Fasciitis Pain Not Going Away? It's Probably Not Plantar Fasciitis

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.30.2015 | Healthy Living

Doctors trying to get to the bottom of a person's heel pain may inadvertently cause their patients more injury if an examination doesn’t include an ...

Agility, Speed, Balance and Power Start With Your Feet

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Every athlete, whether you are a man or women, wants to be faster than a speeding built, more powerful than a locomotive and able to move with cat lik...

What the Weekend Warrior Needs to Know to Stay Pain Free When Exercising

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Never wish or wait for an injury to get better, be smart and proactive so you can exercise happily ever after!

Plantar Fasciitis or Something Else? What to Consider When That Heel Pain Doesn't Improve

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

While most cases of plantar foot pain are actually plantar fasciitis and should respond to treatment accordingly, there is an old expression in health care that still holds true: "If the patient does not improve, the treatment or the diagnosis is wrong."

Plantar Fasciitis: Is 'Basketball Heel' to Blame for Obama's Foot Pain?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 08.17.2014 | Sports
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Obama has plantar fasciitis (heel pain), according to his Presidential health exam, and perhaps basketball has something to do with it. It is well know that Obama plays basketball regularly, and now joins the ranks of the many NBA players with the painful condition.

Cyber Monday Means Let Your Fingers Do the Walking, Not Your Feet

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 02.01.2014 | Style
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

No matter what type of foot problem you may have, when you place arch supports in your sandals, high heels or running shoes your foot will automatically become more supported, comfortable and improve the wear pattern of your shoes.

Why I've Finally Graduated From 'Comfort Shoes'

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I have apparently taken my final step in comfort shoes and have entered a new realm of footwear: Orthotic-friendly shoes.

Why Foot Pain Is Putting Me Over The Edge

Felice Shapiro | Posted 07.23.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

I have tried acupuncture, over the counter orthotics to support my arch, and heel wedges from CVS to create lift in my sneaker. I have tried to increase blood flow to my heel to ease the constant ache -- massaging my foot shamelessly on airplanes and in restaurants.

Plantar Fasciitis Gets in the Way

Abby Sims | Posted 06.22.2013 | Sports
Abby Sims

Manager Mike Scioscia commented that Pujols is tolerating the pain enough to not miss a start and continues to produce at the plate. Yes, but he also commented that, as the season progresses, Pujols' condition is worsening. Here we go again...

Plantar Fascia Tear: Will Lakers Pau Gasol Need Foot Surgery?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 04.09.2013 | Sports
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Lakers forward Pau Gasol injured the plantar fascia of his foot while playing the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center. Gasol, on twitter, announced that an MRI revealed a "torn fascia." But how serious is ruptured plantar fascia, and will he need surgery?

Balanced Feet Equals Power and Positive Outcomes in All Sports!

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 04.04.2012 | Sports
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

When coaches evaluate and break down players during practices and showcases they look to see how balanced they are and if the balls of their feet are on the ground.

How To Avoid Heel Pain In The Morning

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 12.13.2011 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

If the first step out of bed results in heel pain, then there is a good chance that you may suffer from a condition called "plantar fasciitis."

Get in Athletic Position... Balls on the Ground!

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 11.13.2011 | Sports
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Get in an athletic position! Get the balls of your feet on the ground! That is the cry infielders and outfielders should hear from their coaches when playing defense. In order to get into an athletic position you have to be able to move your feet quickly.

Are Your Feet Marathon Ready?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 10.10.2011 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

No matter how experienced a runner, the foot is always susceptible to running injuries.

The Shoe Fits, But Does It Help or Hurt Your Health?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 09.17.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Shoes now are marketed as the next quick fix for myriad health issues. But what type of footwear is helpful for our feet and joints, and what is simply hype, or even risky, for overall joint health?

A Solution For Chronic Foot Pain

Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld | Posted 07.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld

In the world of foot problems, there are many repetitive stress and traumatic injuries that affect connective tissues, which can be responsible for chronic pain and disability in many patients.