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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.
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.
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
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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