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Heel Pain Without Trauma or Injury

While heel pain and Plantar Fasciitis can be the direct result of sports injuries or foot trauma, it’s also common for these conditions to develop in the absence of a dramatic or sudden impetus. In fact, heel pain that onsets gradually can be even more...

Plantar Fasciitis in One Foot

While your feet work in tandem to walk, run, and jump, they don’t always experience injury or trauma in the same way. Suffering from heel pain or Plantar Fasciitis in just one foot is common. However, this unbalanced condition raises plenty of questions about why...

Scraping and Soft Tissue Mobilization for Plantar Fasciitis

“Scraping” is a broad term that applies to several specific treatment methods used to alleviate heel pain from plantar fasciitis and promote healing. All scraping and soft-tissue mobilization techniques use tools to apply pressure and movement to the arch and heel, in...

5 Tips for Correcting Supination

Supination, also known as underpronation, is the name for the movement that occurs when your foot rolls outward at the ankle while you walk or exercise. Some supination is completely normal. However, excessive supination should be corrected and addressed, since it can...

Braces and Supports for Heel Pain

When it comes to heel pain, who wouldn’t want an extra helping hand (er, foot) to improve some of the pain and instability of a compromised arch? The more support the better–right? That’s the logic behind many people’s choice to use a walking boot, night splint,...

5 Fitness Misconceptions That Can Damage Your Feet

It may surprise you to learn that some of the information you’ve heard about feet and fitness isn’t quite accurate. In fact, relying on these fitness misconceptions can damage your feet, lead to conditions like plantar fasciitis, and take you out of the game while you...