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Foot and Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis

Heel spurs, heel pain and plantar fasciitis are common among walkers and the general population. Find out how to prevent it and how to treat it. Spell it anyway you want, your heel and foot still hurt: planters fascitis, planters fasciitis, planter fasciitis, planter fashitis, fasitis facitis plantar fasciatis.
  1. Foot Health for Walking
  2. Insoles and Orthotics

What is Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Spur?
Does your heel or bottom of your foot hurt? Here are the symptoms and treatment information for plantar fasciitis and heel spur.

Top Picks for Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Spur Pain Relief
If you have foot pain from plantar fasciitis and heel spur, these items can help with healing.

What is Morton's Toe?
If your second toe is longer than your big toe, you have Morton's Toe. Some people with Morton's toe have gait problems, foot pain, or difficulty fitting shoes.

Shockwave Therapy Helps Plantar Fasciitis Heel Pain
Shockwave therapy provides a new treatment option for patients with a common foot problem, plantar fasciitis.

Magnets No Help for Plantar Heel Pain
Do magnetic insoles help relieve heel pain from plantar fasciitis? A research group in Rochester, Minnesota conducted a well-designed study and found no difference in using a magnetic insole vs. a non-magnetic insole.

Magnetic Insoles Provide No Pain Relief
Identical insoles with or without magnets gave the same amount of pain relief for plantar fasciitis in a study.

Heel Pain Hinders the Fight Against Fat
Heel pain can keep you from exercising, and it being overweight raises your risk of getting heel pain.

Heel Pain Worse for Overweight People
Plantar fasciitis is even more of a problem if you are overweight, according to a study.

About Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Spurs
What it is and how to treat it. From your About.com Guide to Orthopedic Medicine.

Preventing Walking Injuries
Prevention of common walking injuries including shin splints and plantar fasciitis

Products to Help Control Foot Pain
Foot pain is quite common and can be the result of several underlying problems. Treatment of foot pain, regardless of the cause, often begins with more accommodating footwear. Shoe inserts are often helpful as well. Here are a few products that don't cost too much, but often help relieve different types of foot pain.

Plantar Fasciitis - Exercises
Simple exercises to stretch the Achilles tendon and plantar fascia from Sportsinjuryclinic.net

Plantar Fasciitis - Taping
How to tape the foot to relieve plantar fasciitis. From the Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma.

Foot Conditions
Foot.com has excellent descriptions of many painful foot conditions and links to products to relieve or prevent the injury. Including heel spurs, arch pain, Mortons neuroma, bunions and more.

Plantar Fasciitis Stretches and Exercises
Descriptions of new exercises and stretches to help plantar fasciitis. From Sportsinjurybulletin.com

Heel-That-Pain Heel Seats
Heel seats designed to help those with plantar fasciitis and heel spur.

Heelspurs.com
Comprehensive site - with translations in six languages. Symptoms, causes, prevention, treatment. Photos of how to tape your feet.  All the ways to spell it wrong: fasitis fascitis facitis fascia planters plantars, etc.

FootSmart
Good selection of products for heel and arch pain, including heel cups, night splint.

Northwest Foot and Ankle
Portland, Oregon clinic specializing in gait analysis for walkers and runners and orthotics to overcome foot and ankle problems.

The Strassburg Sock
A treatment type for plantar fasciitis.

Toe Exercises After Bunion Surgery
Improve your range of motion with your big toe to recover from bunion surgery, and also help prevent plantar faciitis for everyone. From Tallahassee Podiatry.

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