Blog Posts for Plantar Fasciitis

The Florida Bone & Joint Specialists blog provides the latest information on orthopaedic conditions, injuries and procedures.

Selecting the Right Shoes

Footwear serves several useful functions, including protecting our feet, cushioning our body weight, providing comfort and, of course, adding a fashionable element to our wardrobe choices. However, selecting the proper footwear can also make a difference in your overall foot health. As you consider those fun new kicks, we encourage you to be mindful of how the correct type of shoe can help you avoid injuring or further exacerbating existing foot and ankle conditions. Specifically, ill-fitting shoes can be painful and cause issues like bunions, hammertoes, plantar fasciitis, Lisfranc injuries and more.

Read More
What to Know About Plantar Fasciitis

Do you suffer from pain in your heel, particularly when standing or walking and first thing in the morning? If so, there’s a good chance you have a condition called plantar fasciitis. While a common condition of the foot, doctors remind patients not to ignore their symptoms and to get treatment. That said, there are non-surgical, conventional treatment methods available that often help people recover from plantar fasciitis in a few months.

Read More
What to Know About Your Feet

Many of us tend to take our feet for granted, however, when there is a problem, we begin to realize just how important healthy feet really are. The muscles, ligaments, and tendons of our feet allow us to perform numerous complex activities that require motion and balance. These activities range from standing upright to walking, jogging, and jumping.

Read More
Research and the Evolution of Sports Medicine

Research and the Evolution of Sports Medicine

Read More
Who do you need to see for Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis, which is a condition that leads to moderate to severe pain in the heels of your feet, is often a debilitating ailment. This is one of the more common foot conditions that affects the heels and is caused by inflammation and tension of the plantar fascia tendon.

Read More
What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain. The plantar fascia is the flat band of tissue that connects your heel bone to your toes. It supports the arch of your foot. If you strain your plantar fascia, it gets weak, swollen, irritated & inflamed. Then your heel or the bottom of your foot hurts when you stand or walk.

Read More
Treatment Options for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a foot condition that occurs when you have inflammation and discomfort of the plantar fascia, which is a tendon on your foot. If you have pain on your heels when you walk or stand, you might have this condition. There are a variety of treatment options available, including things you can do at home, therapies provided by a podiatrist, and surgery in the less common occasion it leads to that.

Read More