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Posts Tagged ‘plantar fasciitis’

Pain in the Ball of the Foot = Metatarsalgia    Pain in the ball of your foot is usually referred to as “Metatarsalgia”. In Latin, the word Metatarsal is used to describe the region of the foot that is equivalent to the palm of your hand. The suffix “algia” simply means pain. So the word […]

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  “Choosing the Right Brand of Athletic Tape / Kinesiotape” There are many different types of sports tape/ kinesiotape on the market today.  Years ago “White Athletic Tape” was the gold standard in the athletic training world.  As of recently, that tape had been replace by new and improved “Kinesiotape” or “K-tape”.  This new tape […]

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http://sdri.net/ Three weeks ago a patient came to my office with complaints of severe foot and arch pain. She has been experiencing this pain for over four months and this pain was now preventing her from walking with her friends.  This was a social activity she did 3 to 4 days a week. This was […]

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Hi Dr. Runco.  I have read your website and watched your videos.  Please help me.  What is the next step? I have been diagnosed with plantar fasciitis, postibular tendonitis, and neuroma. I had a stress fracture on my left foot in June and wore an air cast boot for 6 weeks. I’ve had several months […]

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I have been treating plantar fasciitis going on 15 years.  My training in school on how to effectively treat this condition was abysmal to put it mildly.  I was lucky compared to most Chiropractic students that I had additional training in athletic training and exercise rehabilitation.  I knew that the nonsense that was taught in […]

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Do you have foot or arch pain?

A patient recently wrote to me “I have always had pain in the arch of my right foot after walking around all day regardless of the shoes/inserts I wear. Do you have any recommendations as to what else I can do to prevent this pain?” Signed, “Annie the Arch”   Hi Arch, There are a […]

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Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition that is characterized by pain in the arch or heel when you get out of bed in the morning.  The reason the tendon is inflamed is that it has small tears in it. It is typical that your foot will not hurt while running but it will be worse […]

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As a Chiropractor who specializes in treating running, foot and knee related injuries I have examined many patients who think they have one type of condition when in fact they have something completely different.   I share these types of cases in the hopes that someone who is experiencing a similar situation will read this and […]

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Hi Deb, I am truly sorry to hear about your situation.  I too have been sidelined by running injuries from time to time and there is nothing more frustrating.  You asked a very insightful questions.  I added my response in red bold. Hi! I am recovering from many running injuries -seems it is always something. […]

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An extremely pleasant female runner came to my office last week.  Before I met her I was looking over her chart and saw that she was seeking help with her foot pain.  I read through the rest of the file and noticed she also suffered from back pain.  No matter, I thought, I will deal […]

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A good friend was suffering from Plantar Fasciitis.  He did not want to come see me because I was not on his insurance plan.  I get it.  He was seeing what in my opinion are incompetent doctors.  I was advising him “on the side” anyway and really did not like the way his foot doctor […]

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