Kicking the Pain of Plantar Fasciitis

Your foot pain has been diagnosed as plantar fasciitis, and you have been told that stretching will help relieve it. What kinds of stretches should you do?    We have a good knowledge of how to successfully treat plantar fasciitis because it is so common—about 2...

Life After Achilles Tendon Rupture

In the past, a ruptured Achilles tendon could end the career of a professional athlete and significantly impact the quality of life for others with the injury—even after treatment. Fortunately, that is no longer the case. If you suffer from this serious injury, you...

Step Up to Relieve Big Toe Joint Pain

  When you visited your doctor with pain in your big toe, it was diagnosed as hallux rigidus. Hallux rigidus is a form of degenerative arthritis (also called osteoarthritis) specific to the first metatarsophalangeal joint—the joint at the base of the big toe.  ...