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Blog posts tagged with 'achilles tendon rupture'

Toe Spring | What is it and why is it helpful?

What is Toe Spring?Toe Spring

Toe spring is the term used to describe a shoe or foot insert that enables rolling off the forefoot. Let me create the visual – think clog, men’s wingtip shoes or MBT Shoes. Each of these are examples of what is also called a forefoot rocker (aka toe spring.)

Toe Spring – is th...

Chronic Achilles Tendon Pain | What is the role of MRI and ultrasound?

What is the role of MRI and Doppler Ultrasound in treating chronic Achilles tendon pain? Does the information obtained from these tests improve patient outcomes? And are the costs of these tests justified? This article discussed the value of imaging in chronic Achilles pain.

Relative Hardness of Heel Lifts and Heel Cushions

Which heel lift or heel cushion is right for you? This post discussed the relative hardness of heel lifts and heel cushions.

Achilles Tendinitis | Using a heel lift and spring plate for treatment

Treating chronic Achilles tendinitis requires a comprehensive treatment plan including activity modification and rest. Rest can vary from a complete abstinence from activity or any number of activity modifications. This article explores the use of a Spring Plate and heel lift to treat chronic Achilles tendinitis.

How to avoid treadmill injuries

Walking on a fixed surface is dramatically different from walking on a moving surface like a treadmill. This article explores treadmill injuries and how to prevent them.