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Pros and Cons of Custom Orthotics for Plantar Fasciitis

Whether you’ve been newly diagnosed with plantar fasciitis or have been struggling with heel pain for months, chances are you have wondered whether or not you need custom orthotics. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of custom shoe inserts that can help you make...

How to Find a Foot Doctor Near Me

If you’re suffering from chronic or severe symptoms of plantar fasciitis, the question, “How do I find a heel pain doctor near me?” is at the very top of your list. And while that question might seem easy enough to answer in the information age, it can be surprisingly...

Tenex Procedure for Plantar Fasciitis

The idea of removing scar tissue to treat soft-tissue injuries isn’t new. But there is a new, minimally invasive method of scar tissue removal that’s generating a lot of buzz! The Tenex procedure, which was created in partnership with the Mayo Clinic as an alternative...

Is Plantar Fasciitis a Hereditary Condition?

At first glance, the question of whether or not common sources of heel pain, including plantar fasciitis and heel spurs, are genetic looks like a firm “no.” There is no such thing as a “plantar fasciitis gene,” or a DNA marker for heel spurs. However, on closer...

Active Release Technique (ART) For Heel Pain

Active Release Technique, or ART for short, is a treatment that was initially developed to treat soft-tissue injuries in athletes as quickly as possible. Since then, ART has gained popularity with doctors and patients to treat microtraumas, tears, and painful scar...

Benefits of Turmeric for Plantar Fasciitis Heel Pain

As it turns out, turmeric (more specifically its active compound, curcumin) is more than just a delicious seasoning for your favorite Indian takeout dish. This fragrant yellow spice, a close relative of ginger, is also renowned for its anti-inflammatory properties,...