Exploring The Link Between Diabetes and Podiatry

Choosing The Right Plantar Fasciitis Pain Relief Treatment

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Plantar fasciitis can be excruciatingly painful. But fortunately, it is possible to recover from the condition in a few months. But in the meantime, there are several treatments that may be able to provide you with pain relief. But since some of these treatments also come with side effects, make sure to weigh the pros and cons of each option. Traditional Pain Medications Traditional pain medications can help alleviate the pain caused by plantar fasciitis.…

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Three At-Home Techniques You Can Use To Reduce Heel Pain

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Heel pain from an issue such as plantar fasciitis can leave you in extreme discomfort with each step you take. Every time your heel touches the ground or the floor, you can experience a sharp and burning pain that can be detrimental to your quality of life. The best thing you can do for heel pain is to visit a podiatrist. This foot specialist will be able to diagnose the exact cause of your discomfort, provide treatments including help with stretching exercises and even help you get fitted for custom orthotic inserts that you can wear in your shoes to keep your feet comfortable.…

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Posterior Tibial Tendonitis: A Concerning Source Of Heel Pain In Runners

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Are you a runner who has developed pain on the inside of the foot and ankle, along with flattening of your arch? Chances are, you’re suffering from an injury known as posterior tibial tendonitis. This running injury may not be as common as runner’s knee or plantar fasciitis, but it definitely deserves your attention because it can get a whole lot worse if left untreated. Read on to learn more about the causes of PTT, along with your treatment options and ways to prevent the injury from recurring in the future.…

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