Heel Pain Treatment Options
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The FXT plantar fasciitis splint
fits like a sock, gives greater freedom.
Speed up the heeling process of
plantar fasciitis. The FXT allows you to sleep comfortably while gently
stretching out the plantar fascia, the band of connective tissue that
runs from the heel to the toe.
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When heels are sore or you’re
suffering from chronic heel pain, an application of cold and/or hot
assists in the healing process.
Hot/Cold Packs provide therapy
that’s constantly in touch with sore muscles, tendons and tissue.
Microwave or freeze the packs depending on the desired treatment cold
therapy is especially beneficial in the treatment of plantar fasciitis
(heel pain). Apply cold therapy in the mornings and heat therapy in
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|No Cute Shoes!
When women are at work or even at home it is important that
you are wearing the right shoes. Tight, high heeled shoes take
their toll on your feet. Love them or hate them, high-heeled
shoes are part of the everyday lives of many women and are a
fashion staple. Dress shoes for women are big business, but
they can lead to big problems for the feet, ankles, knees, hips
and back. Yet, it is difficult for women in the workplace to
wear a more comfortable shoe because the expectation is that
of a professional attire that requires shoes with a heel.
If you are suffering from headaches or tooth aches you would
go and see your dentist or doctor but for some reason women
accept that consequences of tight fitting footwear and live
with aching sore feet.
High heels place a disproportionate amount of stress and pressure
on the ball of the foot and tend to place greater pressure on
the plantar fascia which leads to heel pain. They change your
natural gait, which throws off your body's alignment. Wearing
them constantly can shorten the the Achilles tendon and calf
muscles which is a underlying causing to heel pain. The key
to comfort? Shoes that allow the foot to spread when standing,
and cushioning under the ball of the foot.
Once you are ready for a high-heeled shoe, look for heels that
are not higher than 1 1/2 inches, especially if you have to
wear the shoes for several hours.
The area where the toes sit in the high-heeled shoes is called
the toe box. You want the toe box to be as wide as possible
to accommodate all the toes. You can also try putting special
support padding in your shoes, but this will not work well in
shoes with a narrow toe box.
Heel pain is one of the most common condition a podiatrist sees
in clinic. Various treatments are available such as taping,
exercises, orthotics, steroid injections, acupuncture and night