Foot News

Chronic Achilles Tendinopathy Treated with Eccentric Stretching Program
March 28, 2012

Scientific News in Foot Pain (Part 5):
Chronic Achilles Tendinopathy Treated with Eccentric Stretching Program
Achilles tendinitis is a common pain in the back of the heel or ankle. It can happen at any age but is more common in the 40 to 60 year age group.

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Plantar Pressure with and without Custom Insoles in Patients with Common Foot Complaints
March 21, 2012

Scientific News in Foot Pain (Part 4):
Plantar Pressure with and without Custom Insoles in Patients with Common for Complaints
Treatment of common foot problems often includes the use of foot insoles or orthotics (these terms mean essentially the same thing). These items are often not covered by many insurance plans.

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PRP may be a useful option for chronic plantar fasciitis—Maybe, but the evidence is not strong yet.
March 17, 2012

I’ve written several times previously regarding the use of platelet rich plasma in the treatment of musculoskeletal problems, primarily commenting on its uses in the foot and ankle

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Association between Plantar Fasciitis and Isolated Contracture of the Gastrocnemius
March 14, 2012

Scientific News in Foot Pain (Part 3):
Association between Plantar Fasciitis and Isolated Contracture of the Gastrocnemius
My book, The Whole Foot Book, is focused on the nonoperative treatment of foot pain. One of my main tenets is that many common chronic foot pains are caused and can be treated by correcting overloading of the forefoot.

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