Plantar Fasciitis: How to Limit it and Avoid Other Foot/Ankle Injuries or Pain

Plantar Fasciitis

Luckily, plantar fasciitis is MUCH easier to explain than it is to pronounce. Plantar Fasciitis is an injury characterized by a very sharp ‘pinprick’ like pain coming from underneath the foot. It can come from too much running, having a long term Achilles tendon issue that wasn’t attended to, from wearing shoes that are too…

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How to Ease Ankle Pain as Soon as it Strikes, and Return to Exercise Safely

Ankle Pain

Sometimes it happens… You’re out on a run, enjoying the pace. You finally feel like you can run a little farther than you did last time, then all of a sudden- OUCH! Something in your ankle doesn’t feel quite right… So you slow down, give it a stretch, and give running another attempt, but nope!…

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6 Shoe Mistakes That Could be Causing Your Foot Pain

Shoe Mistakes

If you’ve ever hobbled off the dance floor at a wedding with your heels in hand, or ever found yourself looking forward to the moment you go home after a long day spent in meetings, so that you can slip your work shoes off- you’ll know that shoes can easily cause foot pain. This holds…

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5 Steps to Properly Recover From an Ankle Injury

Ankle Injury Recovery

Most people have twisted their ankle in some way at this point in their life. Whether it be stepping off of a sidewalk wrong, stepping incorrectly in high heels, or even playing your favorite sport, the sharp pain that comes with twisting your ankle inwards can be pretty hard to forget. When dealing with a…

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6 Shoe Mistakes That Could Be Causing Your Foot Pain

Shoe Mistakes

If you’ve ever hobbled off the dance floor at a wedding with your heels in hand, or ever found yourself looking forward to the moment you go home after a long day spent in meetings so that you can slip your work shoes off- you’ll know that shoes can easily cause foot pain. This holds…

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How To Ease Ankle Pain As Soon As It Strikes And Return To Exercise Safely

Running Pain

Sometimes it happens… You’re out on a run, enjoying the pace, you finally feel like you’ve got it in you to run a little further than you did last time, then all of a sudden OUCH! Something in your ankle doesn’t feel quite right… So you slow down, give it a stretch and give running…

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Plantar Fasciitis: How To Limit It And Avoid Other Ankle Injuries Or Pain…

Plantar fascitis

Luckily, Plantar fasciitis is MUCH easier to explain than it is to pronounce. It’s basically an injury which you’d recognize from a very sharp ‘pin prick’ like pain underneath your foot. It can come from too much running, having a long term problem with an Achilles tendon that wasn’t properly fixed, from wearing running shoes…

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What If Your Knee Pain is Caused by Your Ankles? And Back Pain From Your Hips…

Body Aches

Feel pain when you walk, get out of bed, exercise and go about your day? Something could be out of balance (and it’s probably not what you think!) At Preferred Physical Therapy we help people daily with lower back pain, neck pain, shoulder, and knee pain… and it’s safe to say that imbalances or asymmetries…

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Why Your Ankle Pain Keeps Coming Back And How To Ease It

Foot and Ankle Pain

Here’s my latest post on why your ankle pain keeps coming back and how to ease it The Achilles tendon sits at the back of your heel and is also the thickest tendon in your body. A lot of the time if someone asks about ankle pain, it tends to be related to this tendon.…

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After An Injury, Do I Run… Or Rest?

Run or Rest

I see many people not giving themselves the best chance of staying active and healthy, simply because they don’t receive the best advice – and that’s unfortunate. So I’d like to take a moment to address a question that is commonly asked of me; One that I think is vitally important to make understood. ===…

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