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Radiation Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis

Radiation therapy, also known as radiotherapy, is a medical treatment that uses a targeted dose of radiation (a type of energy) to break down certain types of tissue in the human body. Higher doses of radiation are commonly used to shrink cancerous tumors. Lower doses...

Diagnostic Imaging for Heel Pain: X-Ray, MRI, Ultrasound, CT-Scan

Diagnostic imaging can be an invaluable tool for treating and diagnosing heel pain, allowing doctors and healthcare providers a literal look beneath the surface. What are the different types of imaging commonly used for Plantar Fasciitis and heel pain? When is...

Laser Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis

A laser is an intense, focused beam of light that can become a powerful medical instrument in the hands of a skilled doctor. Cosmetic surgeons, oncologists, dermatologists, and opthamologists are just a few of the medical providers who use lasers to treat a wide...

6 Mistakes To Avoid When You Have Plantar Fasciitis

With any injury, it’s critical to promote healing while avoiding re-injury or relapse. That’s why knowing what not to do when you have Plantar Fasciitis is just as important as knowing your best treatment options. If you have Plantar Fasciitis (or you think you might...

Topaz Surgery for Plantar Fasciitis

When it comes to Plantar Fasciitis, there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all treatment plan. And while most podiatrists agree that heel pain can often be treated simply and effectively at home, some cases of complex, stubborn, or chronic Plantar Fasciitis require...

Heel Pain During Cancer

If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, heel pain and Plantar Fasciitis are likely the furthest thing from your mind. However, understanding the unique ways in which cancer may intersect with heel pain–and knowing what to do if heel pain strikes–can help...