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What kind of shoes should you be wearing for your workouts? Many of us choose the shoes that we see advertised on television or on the internet that our favorite athlete is promoting. But is that the best shoe to maximize your training? When choosing the correct shoe you should take into account a few … Continue reading The Best Shoes for Your Next Workout
One sport that has grown rapidly in popularity among our clients at Back to Function is pickleball. A combination of tennis, badminton and ping-pong, pickleball is a fun and social sport, which is one reason it’s so popular. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a … Continue reading The Most Common Injuries in Pickleball & How To Prevent Them
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
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?
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
Are you experiencing pain and tenderness predominately on the inner portion of your heel on the sole of your foot? Do you have trouble taking your first steps in the morning or after prolonged sitting? This may be caused by plantar fasciitis, which is common among athletes and the sedentary population. The plantar fascia is … Continue reading Do You Have Heel Pain? It Could be Plantar Fasciitis.