One of the most popular after-school sports in the fall is competitive, long-distance running, known as cross country. Cross country is highly accessible and draws interest from students of all ages and ability levels. Despite the fact that many running-related injuries are very preventable, the rate of injury remains quite high for cross country runners…. Read more »
Posts Categorized: Foot Pain
Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Videos
Plantar fasciitis is a common medical condition that causes heel pain and foot discomfort. Your plantar fascia is a flat band of tissue that is responsible for connecting your heel bone to your toes. When this area becomes strained, the fascia weakens and begins to swell. Most people notice this type of heel pain immediately… Read more »
Suffering from Foot Pain? Here’s an Overview of 7 Common Foot Injuries
Your feet are responsible for many different functions. These flexible, complex structures are comprised of several different components including tendons, muscles, joints, bones and tissue. All of these important pieces work together to help us perform many different physical activities and navigate through life. 7 Common Medical Conditions That Cause Foot Pain Foot health is extremely… Read more »
What Are Orthotics including Custom Orthotics?
An orthotic is a device that is placed inside your shoe to help correct foot malalignment. An orthotic, including custom orthotics, is a supportive insert that fits into your shoe. Orthotics can help people with foot pain and common foot conditions such as: plantar fascitiis, foot pronation, patella femoral pain, bunion deformities, metatarsalgia, posterior tibialis tendinitis, posterior tibialis… Read more »
Heel Pain Causes – Is It Plantar Fasciitis?
Plantar Fasciitis and Other Common Heel Pain Causes Some of the most common causes of heel pain are: plantar fasciitis / heel spurs (also known as plantar fasciitis), calcaneal stress fracture, achilles tendinitis, and tarsal tunnel syndrome. Follow along to learn more about identifying the cause of your heel pain, along with common treatment recommendations for… Read more »
Do You Have Foot Pain? It’s “Be Good To Your Feet Month” At Orthopaedic Specialists
Louisville’s Orthopaedic Specialists is celebrating “Be Good To Your Feet Month” to offer some relief to those suffering from foot pain. Board certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician Dr. Stacie Grossfeld is focusing on the importance of healthy feet and foot care to eliminate foot pain during the month of October. With 26 bones in… Read more »