What Is A High Ankle Sprain?

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 (0 Comments) Posted by: Tim Bertelsman, DC, DACO & Brandon Steele, DC DACO High Ankle Sprain  Fall and winter collision sports like football, hockey, and even soccer, pose unique threats to the bodies of its participants. The foot and ankle are common sites of injury. This article will focus on the…

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Shock Wave Therapy for Plantar Fascitis

This article shows that shock wave therapy may help your plantar fascitis if you have 1) pain taking first steps in the morning, edema/swelling and a heel spur seen on x-rays. The last time I checked, an orthopedic surgeon here in Lubbock, Dr. Alejandro Verdugo uses shock wave therapy for these problems. Archives of Physical…

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Short Foot Exercises for Plantar Fascitis

I used to suffer from plantar fascitis.  I had to wear customized orthotics to support my feet every day, in every shoe I wore.  No walking barefooted, or sandals. Then, when reading a book written by a chiropractic colleague, I discovered the “short foot” exercises.  They are a designed to improve the function of the…

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Growing-Up Barefoot Influences the Development of The Foot

This study found that habitual footwear use has significant effects on foot-related outcomes in all age groups, such as a reduction in foot arch and hallux angles.  A reduction in the foot arch is associated with problems like plantar fascitis and heel spurs.  Hallux angles are associated with problems like bunions. Growing-up (habitually) barefoot influences…

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