Why Your Heel Is Hurting

Screen shot 2014-09-18 at 8.03.05 AM

You wake up in the morning, get out of bed and start walking and “OUCH,” you feel a sharp pain in the heel of your foot. After walking a bit it does get better and maybe it goes away. Each morning, the same thing happens over and over again. Sound familiar? You probably have plantar fasciitis. If you go to a podiatrist, orthopedic or family doctor, what will you get? Anti-inflammatory meds, a cortisone injection, shockwave (ultrasound) therapy or surgery? Do you think any of…

Continue reading »

How to Get Rid of Foot Pain Once and For All

Screen shot 2014-09-18 at 8.01.49 AM

Do you or someone you know have a painful foot that is dragging you down? Foot pain is a sign that your foot is breaking down. The compensations you make for a painful foot can lead to problems elsewhere, especially your knee, hip, and lower back. In this article, we discuss the most common types of foot pain and our unique approach to resolving these problems without drugs, injections or surgery. There are many types of foot pain. One of the most common is heel…

Continue reading »

How to Finally Get Rid of Heel Pain

MC900438744

Heel pain, which is commonly diagnosed as plantar fasciitis, is the most common painful condition of the foot.  Most patients and doctors focus on treating the pain and do not treat the underlying cause.  The most effective treatment for both short-term and long-term relief of heel pain needs to address the abnormal neurological and mechanical factors that drive this problem.   Too Much Pronation Leads to Heel Pain Pronation of the foot is a normal biomechanical mechanism for shock absorption.  It involves a mild lowering…

Continue reading »