Category Archives: FAQ about plantar fasciitis

The most common questions about heel pain and how to treat other types of foot pain.

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How does biofreeze help treat my foot pain?

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Biofreeze Gel works fast to relieve many types of foot pain including heel pain, arch pain, ankle pain or just general foot pain.  Biofreeze is mostly used in cold therapy pain management. Biofreeze has the same results on the body … Continue reading

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The internet is cluttered with information about plantar fasciitis, who should I listen to?

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Listen to your Doctor and then call us. We have 50 years of experience treating foot problems.

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What is a C.ped (Certified Pedorthist)?

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C. Ped. stands for Certified Pedorthist. The field of Pedorthics is the study of footwear and supplemental devices for footwear; including orthoses, prostheses, shoe modifications, shoe fitting and shoe fabrication.

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Why do I have knee pain?

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Many people suffering from plantar fasciitis will “favor” the painful foot altering the gait (the manner in which you walk or run) By favoring the injured foot you are actually changing your biomechanics and putting greater stress on other parts … Continue reading

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Will my children inherit my bad feet?

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Not necessarily. But we do inherit a lot of our parents traits such as, bone structure, gait, height and facial features. The best you can do for your children is be proactive and provide them with the proper shoes. To … Continue reading

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How come I only have pain in one heel?

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I have heard this a thousand times in my career. The only real answer is that your feet, just like other parts of your body, are not identical. The bone and tissue structures are not the same. The weaker side … Continue reading

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Running and walking with plantar fasciitis?

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You can continue with your exercise program while experiencing heel or arch pain. Just be sure to take all the precautions necessary (plantar fasciitis kit) and listen to your common sense. Back off on your mileage, speed and frequency. Where … Continue reading

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Does The Ultimate Heel & Arch Orthotic help supination?

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Yes! Our orthotic was designed with a medial and lateral arch support and a deep heel cup. This design helps lock the foot and ankle in a neutral position controlling excessive pronation and supination. Controlling the position of the ankle … Continue reading

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Does pronation cause plantar fasciitis?

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Pronation is a normal foot function that actually allows the body and your feet to absorb shock. A certain amount of pronation is desirable to reduce shock forces exerted on the foot, knee, hip and back. When the pronation becomes … Continue reading

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Why does your Plantar Fasciitis Kit work so well?

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Our Plantar Fasciitis Kit is the fastest and most complete way to eliminate the painful symptoms of plantar fasciitis and heel pain. By treating your plantar fasciitis around the clock you will quickly experience relief from the painful symptoms of … Continue reading

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