Summit Pedorthics: Heel-to-Toe Humans

Summit Pedorthics: Heel-to-Toe Humans   Do you walk from toe-to-heel, or heel-to-toe?   From the earliest of times, humans adapted to a way of walking that was different from that of most mammals. Instead of walking on our toes without putting much weight on our heel, we tend to walk by striking our heels first. This is known as heel-toe

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What is a Pedorthist? And Other Foot Related Lingo

What is a Pedorthist? And Other Foot Related Lingo “You should see your orthopedic specialist.” Excuse me, what? “Make an appointment with your favorite Podiatrist.” Uhm, where? “Have you talked to your Certified Pedorthist about your Plantar Fasciitis yet?” Pedorthist? Plantars what?! If this is you, don’t worry! I’ll do my best to explain. For starters, I am a Certified Pedorthist.

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Summit Pedorthics: The Basics of Plantar Fasciitis

Summit Pedorthics: The Basics of Plantar Fasciitis You’re waking up one day, taking a few steps out of bed, when out of nowhere you fall back down to the mattress, bouncing dramatically, holding your foot, screaming in agony. The sharp, stabbing pains are now shooting through your heel and foot. They ease, sometimes, if you rest your leg, but as

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Plantar Fasciitis: When Home Treatment isn’t Helping

Plantar Fasciitis: When Home Treatment isn’t Helping   When you have had Plantar Fasciitis for a long period of time, and even though you were doing everything in our Part 1, it did not make a difference. It is possible that you may have a spur that is putting pressure on the plantar fascia. It is probably time to see a

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Tips for Plantar Fasciitis Relief

Tips for Plantar Fasciitis Relief The beginning symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis usually occur with that first step out of bed in the morning (OUCH!), as you just want to jump back into bed! Some folks have intermittent pain throughout the day and if PF has been with you for a while you may have it when you`re at rest, too.

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