Secure ShoppingPrivacy ProtectedTrusted Authority
Helping People Find Foot Comfort, Since 1999.
You have no items in your shopping cart.
Filters
Search
RSS

Dr. Jeff's Foot & Ankle Blog

Plantar Fasciitis | Conservative methods of treatment
Plantar Fasciitis | Conservative methods of treatment

Plantar fasciitis can be successfully treated with conservative care in most cases. This article explores the different methods of conservative care in the treatment of plantar fasciitis.

Plantar Fasciitis | Differential diagnosis of heel pain
Plantar Fasciitis | Differential diagnosis of heel pain

Plantar fasciitis is such a common reason for heel pain that clinicians often need to be careful not to 'over diagnose' plantar fasciitis. What can be the other causes of heel pain? This article takes a look at the differential diagnoses for heel pain when the pain is not plantar fasciitis.

Plantar Fasciitis | Causes and contributing factors
Plantar Fasciitis | Causes and contributing factors

Plantar fasciitis has a number of contributing factors that include age, weight and heel height of your shoes. How do these contributing factors come together to cause acute heel pain? This article explores the contributing factors that lead t painful plantar fasciitis.

Plantar Fasciitis | History
Plantar Fasciitis | History

Plantar fasciitis is actually a fairly new medical term that is used to describe an old problem - heel spur. What's the history of this transition from heel spur to plantar fasciitis? Thsi article explores the definitions of heel pain and the history of plantar fasciitis.

My heel slips - what can I do?

One of the oldest shoe fitting tricks is the use of a tongue pad. Tongue pads are used to snug the shoe. Tongue pads are placed under the 'throat' of the shoe. The throat is the area of a non-laced shoe that would meet the top of the arch. In laced shoes, there's often an adjustable tongue that protects the top of the foot from the laces of the shoe.