Ankle and Feet Issues and Care Tips: A Podiatry Blog

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2018

Three Ways to Ease Your Heel Pain

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One of the most common causes of heel pain is plantar fasciitis. Whether you are an athlete or live a sedentary lifestyle, it is quite easy to over-pronate your foot, and this will lead to inflammation of the plantar fascia. And since this injury is so common, most people assume that it will eventually go away on its own if the afflicted foot is given enough rest. Nonetheless, this does not mean that you cannot accelerate the healing with a few stretches that you can carry out at the comfort of your home.…

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Insoles Vs Orthotic Inserts: What Is The Difference?

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If you have developed a foot-related problem due to either strain or lack of support, you may be considering investing in some insoles or orthotics. However, if you are like most people, chances are you are using these two terms interchangeably, as you assume that the devices perform the same function. Although both the insoles and the orthotics do work to address postural problems and other foot related ailments, they are not the same type of solution.…

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