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Foot & Ankle Treatments

Learn about the treatment of foot and ankle conditions. Treatments include both nonoperative and operative procedures to treat foot and ankle injuries.
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Stretching Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis
Treatment of plantar fasciitis can most often be accomplished with some simple steps, including stretching exercises. By learning a few stretches, most people can achieve successful treatment of their plantar fasciitis.

Products to Help Control Foot Pain
Foot pain is a common complaint and can cause symptoms with every step you take. Whether your problem is arch pain or heel pain, treatment often consists of inserts for your shoes. Here are some products that help control foot pain.

Shock Wave Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis
Extracorporeal shock wave therapy has emerged as a treatment option for patients with plantar fasciitis. However, the effectiveness of shock wave therapy treatment is debated among orthopedic surgeons. Recent studies have investigated the effect of shock wave treatments for plantar fasciitis.

Athlete's Foot Treatments
Athlete's foot can be a frustrating and annoying problem. Athelte's foot is causes by a fungus that lives in the warm, moist crevaces of the feet and toes. A few simple treatment measures can usually solve the problem of athlete's foot.

Icing Idea for Plantar Fasciitis and Arch Pain
Here is a good way to ice your plantar fasciits or arch pain. Simple ice treatment that is good for the environment too!

Balance Board for Ankle Rehab
Need help with rehab from a bad ankle sprain. A wobble board will help you increase ankle motion and strength, as well as increase the proprioception of the injured ankle joint. This is a great rehab tool for difficult ankle sprains.

Can Cortisone Injections Be Used to Treat Achilles Problems?
Cortisone injections are seldom used around the Achilles tendon. Cortisone can lead to ruptures of the Achilles tendon, and therefore the injections are infrequently used in the treatment of tendonitis.

Magnet Insoles For Heel Pain?
Magnets are used for treatment of many types of joint pain. Insoles can be designed with magnets inserted into the insole. Do these magnetic insoles help relieve foot pain caused by plantar fasciitis and heel spurs?

Knee Walker as an Alternative to Crutches
An alternative to crutches or a walker is called a knee walker. The knee walker allows the patient to move around quickly without the difficulty of crutches or the hindrance of a walker. The knee walker is a good alternative to crutches when you have to keep weight off your leg.

Treatment Options for Achilles Tendon Injuries
Achilles tendonitis treatment can help to alleviate symptoms of pain in the heel region. Achilles tendonitis treatment commonly consists of stretching, medications, and ice treatments.

Ankle Injury Rehabilitation
Proper treatment of an ankle injury will require rehabilitation to regain mobility and strength of the ankle joint. Learn how.

Find the Right Treatment to Speed Recovery
Treatment of a sprained ankle begins with steps to reduce swelling and pain. Thereafter, progressive mobility and strength exercises can begin.

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