Category Archives: Foot Injury

What areas of your body feel stiff/tight? Do you constantly stretch the same muscles but the tightness ultimately returns? For many of our clients, they haven’t realized that they are simply addressing the symptoms of stiffness and not the underlying cause. The truth is that stiffness hides a stability problem and causes a mobility issue. … Continue reading Stiffness Hides a Stability Problem and Causes a Mobility Issue

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Shockwave therapy (also called Pressure Wave Therapy) is a non-invasive, highly effective treatment method for pain that promotes accelerated repair of injured soft tissue, bone, heel and joint pain. What is Shockwave Therapy? Shockwave therapy, also called Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT), is a modern treatment whereby high-energy sound waves are introduced into painful areas … Continue reading Shockwave Therapy to Accelerate Your Healing

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If you have ankle pain, then this article will help you understand what is wrong and what you can do to fix it. Though there are many ways you can injure your ankle, the most common injuries are: Ankle Sprain Ankle Fracture Ankle Impingement Ankle Sprain The most common injury to the ankle is a … Continue reading Do You Have Ankle Pain?

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  Dance is a sport that combines athleticism with artistry. Dancers put a large demand on their feet and ankles. Their unique injuries are largely due to the extreme positions of the ankle and foot joints necessary for dance, combined with long hours of practice. Dancing on the tips of the toes like in ballet or … Continue reading Common Ankle and Foot Injuries in Dancers

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This article will discuss the best post-visit instructions after a treatment at Back to Function. Make sure to consult with your Back to Function doctor as your condition is unique and may require slight alterations from this list of instructions. Visit Compliance: Carefully follow the recommended schedule of appointments that your BTF doctors have set … Continue reading The Best Post-Visit Instructions After a BTF Treatment

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Sever’s disease, also known as calcaneal apophysitis, is a common temporary heel injury that occurs in children.  It is a painful condition that takes place in the heel that results in inflammation at the growth plate (epiphyseal plate).  As children grow, their bones have a region of developing cartilage cells located at the end of … Continue reading Does Your Child Have Heel Pain?

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  Plantar fasciitis is a common foot injury that causes heel pain. It happens when a thick band of tissue, called the plantar fascia (the tissue at the bottom of the foot that connects the heel bone to the toes), becomes inflamed. Plantar fasciitis is common in runners, people wearing improper shoes and people suffering … Continue reading What You Didn’t Know About Plantar Fasciitis

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