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Posts for tag: foot pain

February 24, 2016

Foot pain is mostly due to a condition called Plantar Fasciitis.  This condition is caused by an over stretching of the supporting structure of the bottom of the foot called the Plantar Fascia.  The condition can be caused by overtraining, improper footwear, direct injury, being overweight, etc.  The pain starts in the middle of the arch of the foot and can spread to the heel and toes.  The best form of treatment includes electrotherapy, ultrasound, and deep friction massage.  Applying ice to the bottom of the foot, compressing a tennis ball under the arch helps to break up scar tissue, and rest.  Chiropractors treat this injury very effectively, sometimes adjusting the foot/ankle to ensure normal biomechanics.  Orthotics are prescribed to help promote a neutral arch position, taking the stress off of the bottom of the foot.  The condition usually responds well within a few weeks.  Rest is recommended.  Call our office today if you are experiencing foot pain.  905-898-1230


Brought to you by Dr. Howard Zamick and the Newmarket Chiropractic & Sports Injury Clinic

Regardless of the amount of miles we log every week, training for a marathon, or just a few miles every couple of days, most of us should have 2 pairs of the same runners allowing us to interchange them every other run.  The reason for this is that the shock absobing material usually takes close to 24 hours to bounce back to original form.  Interchanging our runners provides the most support for our feet.  Make sure that socks are also changed on a regular basis to avoid skin problems.  Make sure to stretch the Calves, and plantar fascia, before and after all runs.          Warming up our quads and hamstrings is a great way to get the most of our run without injury.  Pain in the heels/plantar fascia/calves/achilles heel may be prevented with the use of ORTHOTICS   Contact our office at 905-898-1230 to determine the need for ORTHOTICS.

Brought to you by Dr. Howard Zamick, Chiropractor, Newmarket Chiropractic & Sports Injury Clinic, Newmarket, Ontario. 25 years experience in treating Sports Injuries