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Plantar Fasciitis. Is it a heel spur or muscle strain?

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The following article discusses how professional baseball player Addison Russell was sidelined for plantar fasciitis.  What’s interesting is, this is one of the few times that it was actually correctly reported as being a “strained” muscle.  Plantar fasciitis has long been referred to as a heel spur or simply put-

Varicose veins can be cause of foot pain

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Foot pain while walking is not always caused by plantar fasciitis, a clinical surgeon in Taipei said, adding that varicose veins can also cause pain when walking and are more common in women. Shu Tien Clinic Vascular Surgery division head Yu Tarng-jenn (游堂振) said that a 55-year-old woman who had

Improve your plantar fasciitis with strengthening exercises. NOT orthotics or shoes.

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Here’s a post from Dr. Nick’s Running Blog that reviews some exercises which can help plantar fasciitis.  It’s important to realize that orthotics and supportive running shoes aren’t always the answer to resolving plantar fasciitis.  Read the follow post on my running blog that explains how strengthening the foot far

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