What is Plantar Fasciitis? It is the fascial chain on the bottom of the foot. It extends from the toes to the heel. When someone is prescribed with Plantar Fasciitis they generally have pain in the heel area. This can be extremely painful.
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Pain management takes focus, dedication and persistence. Being in chronic pain is not only uncomfortable but can be completely debilitating. It affects our moods, our relationships and could possibly cause other physical problems if left untreated. It is important to seek professional help to identify the pain.
At some point we all experience some forms of aches and pains. These types of aches and pains can be managed by a variety of common methods. Unfortunately, it is also common to have chronic pains or even severe pains. These pains can be the result of many different factors; anything from an old injury to bad posture.
It’s that time of year when we all need to pay extra attention to slipping and falling in the icy cold weather. This is especially true for older adults. The results from falls in older adults account for over 65% of debilitating and life changing injuries for them.
Having a good range of motion and flexibility in your joints is essential for ease of movement which can reduce pain and inflammation in the joints. Being more stationary causes joints and muscles to become stiff and not as flexible. This reduces overall range of motion and can make regular activity more strenuous.
People see a physical therapist for many reasons. Most commonly it is because they are recovering from an injury or surgery. If at all possible, it is important to ask a few questions of your physical therapist before undergoing treatment. You will be developing a relationship with your physical therapist for many weeks and in some cases several months. You want to make sure that you have the same philosophy in treatments as well as a good understanding of their expertise and specializations.
Pain management after a knee replacement is something that every patient must work through. Everyone’s threshold of pain is different as well as their situation both before and after surgery.
Compression stockings have become more and more popular in the last couple of years. They are readily available and come in all shapes, sizes and some are even stylish. Each of these come with their own price tag…