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Why Do My Arches Hurt? The bottom of your foot consists of three separate arch segments, two that run along the length of the foot and one that transverses the width. In addition to these components, the arch is made up of many other connective tissues and muscles so there is a wide variety of potential causes of arch pain. Your...

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All About Orthotics One of the most commonly talked about aspects of the podiatry world is orthotics - no matter what podiatry office you go to, orthotics will be mentioned! However, not all orthotics are created equally. If you’re going to invest your time and money in orthotics, you want to make sure they’re not your run-of-the-mill pair of...

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Peyton Manning Suffers Foot Injury Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has partially torn the plantar fascia in his left foot.  This adds to the quarterback's reported injuries to his right shoulder as well as a rib cage injury reported after Friday's practice. But, what does this mean for the rest of the Quarterback's season? While a less than common injury, a...

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Sprint Past The Top 5 Running Injuries Running is a popular activity with many helpful benefits for the body. Although this physical activity is part of a healthy lifestyle, there are common sports injuries that can occur. They are usually caused by improper foot wear, overuse and lack of stretching. Here is a list of the top 5 running injuries and a few...
Top Foot Faults  on St. Patty’s Day It’s that time of year again, the Savannah St. Patrick's Day Parade is right around the corner. Years of experience have taught the doctors and staff that there are just certain types of foot injuries that seem to occur on St. Patrick's day, and no, they are not all caused by too much green beer! Be...

Posted by on in Plantar fasciitis
I Walk Like an Old Lady  “I walk like an old lady/man when I get out of bed in the morning.”         This is probably the most common story that we hear in our office every day.  If this sounds familiar, you are not alone. You are also not beyond help.  You are probably suffering from plantar fasciitis, a painful inflammatory...

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Heel Pain = ESWT Treatment! Are you experiencing heel pain and keep hearing your podiatrist tell you about ESWT Treatment? So what is ESWT Treatment? Extracorporeal mean outside the body and this is exactly where the therapy is applied. Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy is a noninvasive treatment that uses sound waves to increase blood flow and metabolic activity, accelerating the...
This series will explore the most common running injuries, their treatment, and prevention. In this entry, plantar fasciitis (heel pain).
Do you have heel pain? Does your foot ache in the arch in the morning when you take that first step or when you have been on your feet all day?
Have you noticed lumps on the bottom of your feet? Are they becoming larger and more painful over time especially when you walk or run? If you are experiencing these symptoms you are probably suffering from a good old case of plantar fibromatosis. Plantar fibromatosis is a disorder of unknown etiology. It is a benign reactive...

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