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August 14 2015

ColbyDemulling

Hammer Toe Treatment Surgery

HammertoeOverview

A Hammer toes is a deformity of the second, third or fourth toes. In this condition, the toe is bent at the middle joint, so that it resembles a hammer. Initially, hammer toes are flexible and can be corrected with simple measures but, if left untreated, they can become fixed and require surgery. People with hammer toe may have corns or calluses on the top of the middle joint of the toe or on the tip of the toe. They may also feel pain in their toes or feet and have difficulty finding comfortable shoes.

Causes

Hammer toe results from shoes that don?t fit properly or a muscle imbalance, usually in combination with one or more other factors. Muscles work in pairs to straighten and bend the toes. If the toe is bent and held in one position long enough, the muscles tighten and cannot stretch out. Some other causes are diabetes, arthritis, neuromuscular disease, polio or trauma.

Hammer ToeSymptoms

At first, a hammertoe or mallet toe may maintain its flexibility and lie flat when you're not wearing crowded footwear. But eventually, the tendons of the toe may contract and tighten, causing your toe to become permanently stiff. Your shoes can rub against the raised portion of the toe or toes, causing painful corns or calluses.

Diagnosis

Some questions your doctor may ask of you include, when did you first begin having foot problems? How much pain are your feet or toes causing you? Where is the pain located? What, if anything, seems to improve your symptoms? What, if anything, appears to worsen your symptoms? What kind of shoes do you normally wear? Your doctor can diagnose hammertoe or mallet toe by examining your foot. Your doctor may also order X-rays to further evaluate the bones and joints of your feet and toes.

Non Surgical Treatment

The most common treatment is to wear more comfortable shoes. When choosing a shoe, make sure the toe area is high and broad and has enough room for hammer toes. If there is chronic pain, surgery may be needed to correct a malalignment. Surgical treatments are aimed at loosening up the contracted toe joints to allow them to align properly. Other types of treatment are products designed to relieve hammer toes, such as hammer toe crests and hammer toe splints. These devices will help hold down the hammer toe and provide relief to the forefoot. Gel toe shields and gel toe caps can also be used. Gel toe shields and toe caps will help eliminate friction between the shoe and the toe, while providing comfort and lubrication.

Surgical Treatment

There are generally two methods surgeons use to correct hammer toes, they Hammer toe are joint resection (arthroplasty) or bone mending (fusion), and the location where this is performed on the toe depends on where the toe is buckled. Its important to recognize that most of the surgical work involved the joints of the toe, not the joint of the ball of the foot. Sometimes a toe relocation procedure is needed when the joint of the ball of the foot is malaligned (subluxed or dislocated).

April 16 2015

ColbyDemulling

Flat Feet Problems In Older Adults

Overview
Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction is one of several terms to describe a painful, progressive flatfoot deformity in adults. Other terms include posterior tibial tendon insufficiency and adult acquired flatfoot. The term adult acquired flatfoot is more appropriate because it allows a broader recognition of causative factors, not only limited to the posterior tibial tendon, an event where the posterior tibial tendon looses strength and function. The adult acquired flatfoot is a progressive, symptomatic (painful) deformity resulting from gradual stretch (attenuation) of the tibialis posterior tendon as well as the ligaments that support the arch of the foot. Acquired flat foot

Causes
Several risk factors are associated with PTT dysfunction, including high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, previous ankle surgery or trauma and exposure to steroids. A person who suspects that they are suffering from PTT dysfunction should seek medical attention earlier rather than later. It is much easier to treat early and avoid a collapsed arch than it is to repair one. When the pain first happens and there is no significant flatfoot deformity, initial treatments include rest, oral anti-inflammatory medications and, depending on the severity, a special boot or brace.

Symptoms
Initially, flatfoot deformity may not present with any symptoms. However, overtime as the tendon continues to function in an abnormal position, people with fallen arches will begin to have throbbing or sharp pain along the inside of the arch. Once the tendon and soft tissue around it elongates, there is no strengthening exercises or mechanism to shorten the tendon back to a normal position. Flatfoot can also occur in one or both feet. If the arch starts to slowly collapse in one foot and not the other, posterior tibial dysfunction (PTTD) is the most likely cause. People with flatfoot may only have pain with certain activities such as running or exercise in the early phase of PTTD. Pain may start from the arch and continue towards the inside part of the foot and ankle where the tendon courses from the leg. Redness, swelling and increased warmth may also occur. Later signs of PTTD include pain on the outside of the foot from the arch collapsing and impinging other joints. Arthritic symptoms such as painful, swollen joints in the foot and ankle may occur later as well due to the increased stress on the joints from working in an abnormal position for a long period of time.

Diagnosis
In the early stages of dysfunction of the posterior tibial tendon, most of the discomfort is located medially along the course of the tendon and the patient reports fatigue and aching on the plantar-medial aspect of the foot and ankle. Swelling is common if the dysfunction is associated with tenosynovitis. As dysfunction of the tendon progresses, maximum pain occurs laterally in the sinus tarsi because of impingement of the fibula against the calcaneus. With increasing deformity, patients report that the shape of the foot changes and that it becomes increasingly difficult to wear shoes. Many patients no longer report pain in the medial part of the foot and ankle after a complete rupture of the posterior tibial tendon has occurred; instead, the pain is located laterally. If a fixed deformity has not occurred, the patient may report that standing or walking with the hindfoot slightly inverted alleviates the lateral impingement and relieves the pain in the lateral part of the foot.

Non surgical Treatment
Flatfoot can be treated with a variety of methods, including modified shoes, orthotic devices, a brace or cast, anti-inflammatory medications or limited steroid injections, rest, ice, and physical therapy. In severe cases, surgery may be necessary. Adult acquired flat foot

Surgical Treatment
For patients with a more severe deformity, or significant symptoms that do not respond to conservative treatment, surgery may be necessary. There are several procedures available depending on the nature of your condition. Ligament and muscle lengthening, removal of inflamed tendon lining, transferring of a nearby tendon to re-establish an arch, and bone realignment and fusion are examples of surgical options to help with a painful flatfoot condition. Surgery can be avoided when symptoms are addressed early. If you are feeling ankle pain or notice any warmth, redness or swelling in your foot, contact us immediately. We can create a tailored treatment plan to resolve your symptoms and prevent future problems.

March 27 2015

ColbyDemulling

Everything It Is Best To Understand About Heel Painfulness

Overview

Heel Discomfort

The heel bone is the largest of the 26 bones in the human foot. But while it is a large, strong bone, it is often injured, and this pain can be quite disabling at times. Heel Pain can occur in the front, back, sides or bottom of the heel. That the heel is commonly injured is not surprising, perhaps, given the amazing amount of stress it must endure during a day. Indeed, it is one of the most common injuries of the foot; we see some variation of heel pain in our offices an average of 5 or 6 times per day.

Causes

Heel pain sometimes results from excessive pronation. Pronation is the normal flexible motion and flattening of the arch of the foot that allows it to adapt to ground surfaces and absorb shock in the normal walking pattern. As you walk, the heel contacts the ground first; the weight shifts first to the outside of the foot, then moves toward the big toe. The arch rises, the foot generally rolls upward and outward, becoming rigid and stable in order to lift the body and move it forward. Excessive pronation-excessive inward motion-can create an abnormal amount of stretching and pulling on the ligaments and tendons attaching to the bottom back of the heel bone. Excessive pronation may also contribute to injury to the hip, knee, and lower back.

Symptoms

Symptoms of plantar fasciitis vary, but the classic symptom is pain after rest--when you first get out of bed in the morning, or when you get up after sitting down for a while during the day. The pain usually diminishes after a few minutes of walking, sometimes even disappearing, but the pain is commonly felt again the longer you're on the foot. Fasciitis can be aggravated by shoes that lack appropriate support, especially in the arch area, and by the chronic irritation of long-periods of standing, especially on concrete, by being overweight. It doesn't help that fascia doesn't heal particularly quickly because it has relatively poor circulation (which is why it's white in colour).

Diagnosis

The diagnosis of heel pain and heel spurs is made by a through history of the course of the condition and by physical exam. Weight bearing x-rays are useful in determining if a heel spur is present and to rule out rare causes of heel pain such as a stress fracture of the heel bone, the presence of bone tumors or evidence of soft tissue damage caused by certain connective tissue disorders.

Non Surgical Treatment

Treatment includes resting from the activities that caused the problem, doing certain stretching exercises, using pain medication and wearing open-back shoes. Your doctor may want you to use a 3/8" or 1/2" heel insert. Stretch your Achilles tendon by leaning forward against a wall with your foot flat on the floor and heel elevated with the insert. Use nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain and swelling. Consider placing ice on the back of the heel to reduce inflammation.

Surgical Treatment

If treatment hasn't worked and you still have painful symptoms after a year, your GP may refer you to either an orthopaedic surgeon, a surgeon who specialises in surgery that involves bones, muscles and joints or a podiatric surgeon, a podiatrist who specialises in foot surgery. Surgery is sometimes recommended for professional athletes and other sportspeople whose heel pain is adversely affecting their career. Plantar release surgery is the most widely used type of surgery for heel pain. The surgeon will cut the fascia to release it from your heel bone and reduce the tension in your plantar fascia. This should reduce any inflammation and relieve your painful symptoms. Surgery can be performed either as open surgery, where the section of the plantar fascia is released by making a cut into your heel or endoscopic or minimal incision surgery - where a smaller incision is made and special instruments are inserted through the incision to gain access to the plantar fascia. Endoscopic or minimal incision surgery has a quicker recovery time, so you will be able to walk normally much sooner (almost immediately), compared with two to three weeks for open surgery. A disadvantage of endoscopic surgery is that it requires both a specially trained surgical team and specialised equipment, so you may have to wait longer for treatment than if you were to choose open surgery. Endoscopic surgery also carries a higher risk of damaging nearby nerves, which could result in symptoms such as numbness, tingling or some loss of movement in your foot. As with all surgery, plantar release carries the risk of causing complications such as infection, nerve damage and a worsening of your symptoms after surgery (although this is rare). You should discuss the advantages and disadvantages of both techniques with your surgical team.

Prevention

Foot Pain

Maintaining flexible and strong muscles in your calves, ankles, and feet can help prevent some types of heel pain. Always stretch and warm-up before exercising. Wear comfortable, properly fitting shoes with good arch support and cushioning. Make sure there is enough room for your toes.
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March 10 2015

ColbyDemulling

Achilles Tendinitis Pain Cause And Treatment

Overview

Achilles TendonitisAchilles tendinitis is an irritation/inflammation in the achilles tendon, which attaches to the back of the heel. It is often a result of overuse and occurs frequently in runners who have altered their training suddenly, either with regard to duration or intensity. This injury is also prevalent in middle-aged people who are active.

Causes

Possible factors leading to the development of Achilles tendonitis include the following. Implementing a new exercise regiment such as running uphill or climbing stairs. Change in exercise routine, boosting intensity or increasing duration. Shoes worn during exercise lack support, either because the soles are worn out or poor shoe design. Omitting proper warm-up prior to strenuous exercise. Running on a hard or uneven surface. Deformation in foot such as a flat arch, or any anatomic variation that puts unnecessary strain on the Achilles tendon.

Symptoms

There will be a gradual onset of achilles tendon pain over a period of weeks, or even months. The pain will come on during exercise and is constant throughout the training session. Pain will be felt in the achilles tendon when walking especially up hill or up stairs. This is because the achilles is having to stretch further than normal. There is likely to be stiffness in the Achilles tendon especially in the morning or after a long period of rest. This is thought to be due to adhesions between the tendon sheath and the tendon itself. Nodules or lumps may be found in the achilles tendon, particularly 2-4cm above the heel and the skin will appear red. Pain and tenderness will be felt when pressing in on the achilles tendon which is likely to appear thickened or swollen. A creaking sensation may be felt when press the fingers into the sides of the tendon and moving the ankle.This is known as crepitus.

Diagnosis

There is enlargement and warmth of the tendon 1 to 4 inches above its heel insertion. Pain and sometimes a scratching feeling may be created by gently squeezing the tendon between the thumb and forefinger during ankle motion. There may be weakness in push-off strength with walking. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can define the extent of degeneration, the degree to which the tendon sheath is involved and the presence of other problems in this area, but the diagnosis is mostly clinical.

Nonsurgical Treatment

Many physical therapies exist to help with the pain. We have found the combination of modalities, stretching, acupuncture, footwear modification and myofascial release to be very effective. In resilient cases, a promising new treatment called Radial Shockwave may be indicated. The key to the treatment of this, and other foot problems, is an accurate diagnosis. With this, a treatment regimen tailored to you and your specific situation can be devised. We treat many acute and chronic achilles tendinitis in Edmonton and St. Albert, so remember ?it shouldn?t hurt.?

Achilles Tendon

Surgical Treatment

Surgery is considered the last resort. It is only recommended if all other treatment options have failed after at least six months. In this situation, badly damaged portions of the tendon may be removed. If the tendon has ruptured, surgery is necessary to re-attach the tendon. Rehabilitation, including stretching and strength exercises, is started soon after the surgery. In most cases, normal activities can be resumed after about 10 weeks. Return to competitive sport for some people may be delayed for about three to six months.

Prevention

There are several things you can do to reduce the risk of Achilles tendinitis, warm up every time before you exercise or play a sport. Switch up your exercises. Slowly increase the length and intensity of your workouts. Keep your muscles active and stay in shape all year-round. When you see symptoms of Achilles tendinitis, stop whatever activity you are doing and rest.

January 17 2015

ColbyDemulling

What Brings About Painful Heel

Pain In The Heel

Overview

The plantar fascia is made up of 3 distinct parts: the medial, central, and lateral bands. The central plantar fascia is the thickest and strongest section, and this segment is also the most likely to be involved with plantar fasciitis. In normal circumstances, the plantar fascia acts like a windlass mechanism to provide tension and support through the arch. It functions as a tension bridge in the foot, providing both static support and dynamic shock absorption.



Causes

Plantar fasciitis is caused by straining the ligament that supports your arch. Repeated strain can cause tiny tears in the ligament. These can lead to pain and swelling. This is more likely to happen if your feet roll inward too much when you walk ( excessive pronation ). You have high arches or flat feet. You walk, stand, or run for long periods of time, especially on hard surfaces. You are overweight. You wear shoes that don't fit well or are worn out. You have tight Achilles tendons or calf muscles.



Symptoms

The symptoms of plantar fasciitis are pain on the bottom of the heel, pain in the arch of the foot, pain that is usually worse upon arising, pain that increases over a period of months. People with plantar fasciitis often describe the pain as worse when they get up in the morning or after they’ve been sitting for long periods of time. After a few minutes of walking the pain decreases, because walking stretches the fascia. For some people the pain subsides but returns after spending long periods of time on their feet.



Diagnosis

A thorough subjective and objective examination from a physiotherapist is usually sufficient to diagnose plantar fasciitis. Occasionally, further investigations such as an X-ray, ultrasound or MRI may be required to assist with diagnosis and assess the severity of the condition.



Non Surgical Treatment

As with most soft tissue injuries the initial treatment is Rest, Ice, and Protection. In the early phase you’ll most likely be unable to walk pain-free. Our first aim is to provide you with some active rest from pain-provoking foot postures. This means that you should stop doing any movement or activity that provoked your foot pain in the first place. Ice is a simple and effective modality to reduce your pain and swelling. Please apply for 20-30 minutes each 2 to 4 hours during the initial phase or when you notice that your injury is warm or hot. A frozen water bottle can provide you with a ice foot roller that can simultaneously provide you with some gentle plantar fascia massage. Anti-inflammatory medication (if tolerated) and natural substances eg arnica may help reduce your pain and swelling. However, it is best to avoid anti-inflammatory drugs during the initial 48 to 72 hours when they may encourage additional bleeding. Most people can tolerate paracetamol as a pain reducing medication. To support and protect your plantar fascia, you may need to be wear a plantar fascia brace, heel cups or have your foot taped to provide pain relief. As mentioned earlier, the cause of your plantar fasciitis will determine what works best for you. Your physiotherapist will guide you. Your physiotherapist will guide you and utilise a range of pain relieving techniques including joint mobilisations for stiff joints, massage, electrotherapy, acupuncture or dry needling to assist you during this pain-full phase.

Foot Pain



Surgical Treatment

In very rare cases plantar fascia surgery is suggested, as a last resort. In this case the surgeon makes an incision into the ligament, partially cutting the plantar fascia to release it. If a heel spur is present, the surgeon will remove it. Plantar Fasciitis surgery should always be considered the last resort when all the conventional treatment methods have failed to succeed. Endoscopic plantar fasciotomy (EPF) is a form of surgery whereby two incisions are made around the heel and the ligament is being detached from the heel bone allowing the new ligament to develop in the same place. In some cases the surgeon may decide to remove the heel spur itself, if present. Just like any type of surgery, Plantar Fascia surgery comes with certain risks and side effects. For example, the arch of the foot may drop and become weak. Wearing an arch support after surgery is therefore recommended. Heel spur surgeries may also do some damage to veins and arteries of your foot that allow blood supply in the area. This will increase the time of recovery.



Prevention

Being overweight can place excess pressure and strain on your feet, particularly on your heels. Losing weight, and maintaining a healthy weight by combining regular exercise with a healthy, balanced diet, can be beneficial for your feet. Wearing appropriate footwear is also important. Ideally, you should wear shoes with a low to moderate heel that supports and cushions your arches and heels. Avoid wearing shoes with no heels.

January 14 2015

ColbyDemulling

What Causes Heel Pain To Appear

Painful Heel

Overview

At the bottom of your foot there's a thick band of connective tissue called the plantar fascia or arch tendon. It connects your heel bone (calcaneus) to the front of your foot. If the plantar fascia becomes irritated and sore from overuse, it's known as plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis sometimes can be mistaken for heel spurs, which is a different kind of injury with similar symptoms. Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain in runners, dancers, and athletes in sports that involve a lot of running or jumping. You don't have to be active to get plantar fasciitis. It can affect anyone. People who are overweight, pregnant women, people whose jobs involve a lot of standing, and people who wear worn-out shoes all have a higher chance of getting plantar fasciitis.



Causes

There are multiple potential causes and contributing factors to plantar fasciitis heel pain. The structure of a person’s foot and the way that they walk or run usually play a significant role in the development of plantar fasciitis. Those with an arch that is lower or higher than the average person are more likely to be afflicted. Overexertion and/or participating in activities that a person is not accustomed to also place a person at risk. This can include a heavy workout, a job change, or even an extended shopping trip. Additionally, inappropriate shoes are also often a factor. Exercising in shoes that are worn out or don’t have enough support and/or wearing inexpensive, flimsy or flat-soled dress or casual shoes are common culprits. In warm climates, such as here in Southern California, people who wear flip-flop sandals or even go barefoot throughout the year increase their chances of developing heel pain. Many athletes and weekend warriors develop heel or arch pain from over-exertion during running or other sports. People who work at jobs that involve long periods of standing, such as grocery checkers, cashiers, warehouse workers, postal workers, and teachers are more susceptible as well. Adults of all ages can develop plantar fasciitis. Heel pain in children is usually caused by a different type of condition.



Symptoms

Plantar fasciitis commonly causes a stabbing pain in the heel of the foot, which is worse during the first few steps of the day after awakening. As you continue to walk on the affected foot, the pain gradually lessens. Usually, only one foot is affected, but it can occur in both feet simultaneously.



Diagnosis

Your doctor will check your feet and watch you stand and walk. He or she will also ask questions about your past health, including what illnesses or injuries you have had. Your symptoms, such as where the pain is and what time of day your foot hurts most. How active you are and what types of physical activity you do. Your doctor may take an X-ray of your foot if he or she suspects a problem with the bones of your foot, such as a stress fracture.



Non Surgical Treatment

Sometimes physical therapy modalities are helpful. The most frequently used modalities include ultrasound (high frequency sound vibrations that create a deep heat and reduce inflammation) and galvanic electrical stimulation ( a carefully applied intermittent muscular stimulation to the heel and calf that helps reduce pain and relax muscle spasm, which is a contributing factor to the pain). This treatment has been found most effective when given twice a week. Repeated taping and padding is sometimes used. The felt pads that will be strapped to your feet will compress after a few days and must be reapplied. While wearing them they should be kept dry, but may be removed the night before your next appointment. Resistant cases of heel pain caused by plantar fasciitis, heel spurs or cases of stress fracture of the calcaneus often need to be placed in a removable below knee cast boot. It is important to be aware of how your foot feels over this time period. If your foot is still uncomfortable without the strapping, but was more comfortable while wearing it, that is an indication that the treatment should help. Remember, what took many months or years to develop can not be eliminated in just a few days.

Pain At The Heel



Surgical Treatment

Surgery may be considered in very difficult cases. Surgery is usually only advised if your pain has not eased after 12 months despite other treatments. The operation involves separating your plantar fascia from where it connects to the bone; this is called a plantar fascia release. It may also involve removal of a spur on the calcaneum if one is present. Surgery is not always successful. It can cause complications in some people so it should be considered as a last resort. Complications may include infection, increased pain, injury to nearby nerves, or rupture of the plantar fascia.



Stretching Exercises

While it's typical to experience pain in just one foot, massage and stretch both feet. Do it first thing in the morning, and three times during the day. Achilles Tendon Stretch. Stand with your affected foot behind your healthy one. Point the toes of the back foot toward the heel of the front foot, and lean into a wall. Bend the front knee and keep the back knee straight, heel firmly planted on the floor. Hold for a count of 10. Plantar Fascia Stretch. Sit down, and place the affected foot across your knee. Using the hand on your affected side, pull your toes back toward your shin until you feel a stretch in your arch. Run your thumb along your foot--you should feel tension. Hold for a count of 10.

January 10 2015

ColbyDemulling

What Is Heel Pain And How You Can Deal With It

Plantar Fasciitis

Overview

Your plantar fascia ligament helps the bones of your foot absorb gait-related shock. It also holds your toes firmly on the ground as your body passes over your foot. Plantar fasciosis can manifest in people who possess either flat feet or feet with high arches, and it most commonly causes pain or discomfort at the point where your plantar fascia attaches to your calcaneus, or heel bone. Plantar fasciosis, sometimes known as calcaneal spur syndrome or calcaneal enthesopathy, can involve stretching, tearing, and degeneration of your plantar fascia at its attachment site. In some cases, heel pain at this attachment site may be caused by other health problems, including certain types of arthritis. Your physician may run several tests to help determine the true cause of your plantar fascia pain and the most effective treatment methods to resolve your complaint.



Causes

Each time we take a step forward, all of our body weight first rests on the heel of one foot. As our weight moves forward, the entire foot begins to bear the body's weight, and the foot flattens and this places a great deal of pressure and strain on the plantar fascia. There is very little elasticity to the plantar fascia, so as it stretches only slightly; it pulls on its attachment to the heel. If the foot is properly aligned this pull causes no problems. However, if the foot is "pronated" (the foot rolls outward at the ankle, causing a break down of the inner side of the shoe), the arch falls excessively, and this causes an abnormal stretching of the relatively inflexible plantar fascia, which in turn pulls abnormally hard on the heel. The same pathology occurs with "supination" (the rolling inward of the foot, causing a break down of the outer side of the shoe). Supinated feet are relatively in flexible; usually have a high arch, and a short or tight plantar fascia. Thus as weight is transferred from the heel to the remainder of the foot, the tight plantar fascia hardly stretches at all, and pulls with great force on its attachment to the heel.



Symptoms

The symptoms of plantar fasciitis include pain in the bottom of your foot, especially at the front or centre of the heel bone, pain that is worse when first rising in the morning (called "first-step pain"), when first standing up after any long period of sitting, or after increased levels of activity especially in non-supportive shoes. Seek medical advice about plantar fasciitis if you have heel pain or pain in the bottom of your foot, especially when you get up in the morning, that does not respond to treatment or if there is redness or bruising in the heel.



Diagnosis

To arrive at a diagnosis, the foot and ankle surgeon will obtain your medical history and examine your foot. Throughout this process the surgeon rules out all the possible causes for your heel pain other than plantar fasciitis. In addition, diagnostic imaging studies such as x-rays or other imaging modalities may be used to distinguish the different types of heel pain. Sometimes heel spurs are found in patients with plantar fasciitis, but these are rarely a source of pain. When they are present, the condition may be diagnosed as plantar fasciitis/heel spur syndrome.



Non Surgical Treatment

Many cases of plantar fasciitis can be treated with simple, conservative measures. These include ice packs, stretching exercises, anti-inflammatory medications, orthotic devices (custom molded orthotics), and physical therapy. It’s important to consult your doctor before you take any medications to treat this condition. In chronic or persistent cases, one of three techniques may be used to treat plantar fasciitis. Extracorporeal Shock Wave Treatment (ESWT). TOPAZ treatment. Platelet Rich P

lasma therapy.

Pain At The Heel



Surgical Treatment

Plantar fasciotomy is often considered after conservative treatment has failed to resolve the issue after six months and is viewed as a last resort. Minimally invasive and endoscopic approaches to plantar fasciotomy exist but require a specialist who is familiar with certain equipment. Heel spur removal during plantar fasciotomy has not been found to improve the surgical outcome. Plantar heel pain may occur for multiple reasons and release of the lateral plantar nerve branch may be performed alongside the plantar fasciotomy in select cases. Possible complications of plantar fasciotomy include nerve injury, instability of the medial longitudinal arch of the foot, fracture of the calcaneus, prolonged recovery time, infection, rupture of the plantar fascia, and failure to improve the pain. Coblation (TOPAZ) surgery has recently been proposed as alternative surgical approaches for the treatment of recalcitrant plantar fasciitis.



Stretching Exercises

Exercises designed to stretch both your calf muscles and your plantar fascia (the band of tissue that runs under the sole of your foot) should help relieve pain and improve flexibility in the affected foot. A number of stretching exercises are described below. It's usually recommended that you do the exercises on both legs, even if only one of your heels is affected by pain. This will improve your balance and stability, and help relieve heel pain. Towel stretches. Keep a long towel beside your bed. Before you get out of bed in the morning, loop the towel around your foot and use it to pull your toes towards your body, while keeping your knee straight. Repeat three times on each foot. Wall stretches. Place both hands on a wall at shoulder height, with one of your feet in front of the other. The front foot should be about 30cm (12 inches) away from the wall. With your front knee bent and your back leg straight, lean towards the wall until you feel a tightening in the calf muscles of your back leg. Then relax. Repeat this exercise 10 times before switching legs and repeating the cycle. You should practise wall stretches twice a day. Stair stretches. Stand on a step of your stairs facing upstairs, using your banister for support. Your feet should be slightly apart, with your heels hanging off the back of the step. Lower your heels until you feel a tightening in your calves. Hold this position for about 40 seconds, before raising your heels back to the starting position. Repeat this procedure six times, at least twice a day. Chair stretches. Sit on a chair, with your knees bent at right angles. Turn your feet sideways so your heels are touching and your toes are pointing in opposite directions. Lift the toes of the affected foot upwards, while keeping the heel firmly on the floor. You should feel your calf muscles and Achilles tendon (the band of tissue that connects your heel bone to your calf muscle) tighten. Hold this position for several seconds and then relax. Repeat this procedure 10 times, five to six times a day. Dynamic stretches. While seated, roll the arch of your foot (the curved bottom part of the foot between your toes and heel) over a round object, such as a rolling pin, tennis ball or drinks can. Some people find that using a chilled can from their fridge has the added benefit of helping to relieve pain. Move your foot and ankle in all directions over the object for several minutes. Repeat the exercise twice a day.

January 02 2015

ColbyDemulling

Symptoms Of Foot Lumps

If your Foot Pain feels like a bruise or a dull ache, you may have metatarsalgia People with metatarsalgia will often find that the pain is aggravated by walking in bare feet and on hard floor surfaces. Pain in the ball of your foot can stem from several causes. Ball of foot pain is the pain felt in the ball of foot region. Metatarsalgia is a condition characterized by having pain in ball of foot. The average adult takes about 9,000 steps per day.

Orthotics are shoe insoles, custom-made to guide the foot into corrected biomechanics. Orthotics are commonly prescribed to help with hammer toes, heel spurs, metatarsal problems, bunions, diabetic ulcerations and numerous other problems. They also help to minimize shin splints, back pain and strain on joints and ligaments. Orthotics help foot problems by ensuring proper foot mechanics and taking pressure off the parts of your foot that you are placing too much stress on. Dr. Cherine's mission is to help you realize your greatest potential and live your life to its fullest.

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Went to Podiatrist after receiving pain pills to move, got MRI and he told me I have severe tear in plantor faciitis tendon. Have swelling or what I call a fatty feeling, as I have always had on ball of foot below left most two toes. And it seems to feel a little more fatty since I walked for the first time today after putting on a good pair of ankle boots. Any idea what the fatty feeling is on ball of foot. Lastly, I took the boot off at my stairs into my house 2 days ago and took a step using ball of left foot and it did not pop.

December 16 2014

ColbyDemulling

Everything You Want To Know About Achilles Tendinitis

Overview

Achilles TendonitisAchilles tendonitis is an inflammation of the Achilles tendon. This inflammation is typically short-lived. Over time, if not resolved, the condition may progress to a degeneration of the tendon (Achilles tendonosis), in which the tendon loses its organized structure and is likely to develop microscopic tears. Sometimes the degeneration involves the site where the Achilles tendon attaches to the heel bone. In rare cases, chronic degeneration with or without pain may result in rupture of the tendon.



Causes

The Achilles tendon is a strong band of connective tissue that attaches the calf muscle to the heel bone. When the muscle contracts, the tendon transmits the power of this contraction to the heel, producing movement. The Achilles tendon moves through a protective sheath and is made up of thousands of tiny fibres. It is thought that Achilles tendonitis develops when overuse of the tendon causes the tiny fibres that make up the tendon to tear. This causes inflammation, pain and swelling. As the tendon swells it can begin to rub against the sheath surrounding it, irritating the sheath and causing it too to become inflamed and swollen. It has a poor blood supply, which can make it susceptible to injury and can make recovery from injury slow. Factors that can lead to the development of Achilles tendonitis include, tight or weak calf muscles, rapidly increasing the amount or intensity of exercise. Hill climbing or stair climbing exercises. Changes in footwear, particularly changing from wearing high-heeled shoes to wearing flat shoes. Wearing inadequate or inappropriate shoes for the sporting activity being undertaken. Not adequately warming up and stretching prior to exercise. A sudden sharp movement that causes the calf muscles to contract and the stress on the Achilles tendon to be increased. This can cause the tendon fibres to tear.



Symptoms

The primary symptom of Achilles tendon inflammation is pain in the back of the heel, which initially increases when exercise is begun and often lessens as exercise continues. A complete tear of the Achilles tendon typically occurs with a sudden forceful change in direction when running or playing tennis and is often accompanied by a sensation of having been struck in the back of the ankle and calf with an object such as a baseball bat.



Diagnosis

The doctor will perform a physical exam. The doctor will look for tenderness along the tendon and pain in the area of the tendon when you stand on your toes. X-rays can help diagnose bone problems. An MRI scan may be done if your doctor is thinking about surgery or is worried about the tear in the Achilles tendon.



Nonsurgical Treatment

Tendinitis usually responds well to self-care measures. But if your signs and symptoms are severe or persistent, your doctor might suggest other treatment options. If over-the-counter pain medications - such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others) or naproxen (Aleve) - aren't enough, your doctor might prescribe stronger medications to reduce inflammation and relieve pain. A physical therapist might suggest some of the following treatment options. Exercises. Therapists often prescribe specific stretching and strengthening exercises to promote healing and strengthening of the Achilles tendon and its supporting structures. Orthotic devices. A shoe insert or wedge that slightly elevates your heel can relieve strain on the tendon and provide a cushion that lessens the amount of force exerted on your Achilles tendon.

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Surgical Treatment

Percutaneous Achilles Tendon Surgery. During this procedure the surgeon will make 3 to 4 incisions (approx. 2.5 cm long) on both sides of the Achilles tendon. Small forceps are used to free the tendon sheath (the soft tissue casing around your Achilles tendon) to make room for the surgeon to stitch/suture any tears. Skilled surgeons may perform a percutaneous achilles tendon surgery with ultrasound imaging techniques to allow for blink suturing with stab incisions made by a surgical suture needle. This procedure can be done in 3 different ways depending on the preference and experience of your surgeon. Instead of making several 2.5 cm incisions for this procedure, some surgeons will use guided imaging with an ultrasound to see the Achilles tendon tissue without having to open up your ankle. For this technique, they will use a surgical needle to repeatedly stab your Achilles tendon. These "stab incisions" will allow the surgeon to "blindly" suture your tendon without seeing the actual tissue. As another option - some surgeons will only make 1 to 3 incisions for smaller surgical implements to repair your tendon while relying on imaging ultrasound to see your damaged tissue. During either procedure the use of ultrasound imaging or endoscopic techniques requires a very skilled surgeon.



Prevention

Wear shoes that fit correctly and support your feet: Replace your running or exercise shoes before the padding or shock absorption wears out. Shock absorption greatly decreases as the treads on the bottoms or sides of your shoes begin to wear down. You may need running shoes that give your foot more heel or arch support. You may need shoe inserts to keep your foot from rolling inward. Stretch before you exercise: Always warm up your muscles and stretch gently before you exercise. Do cool down exercises when you are finished. This will loosen your muscles and decrease stress on your Achilles tendon. Exercise the right way: If your tendinitis is caused by the way that you exercise, ask a trainer, coach, or your caregiver for help. They can teach you ways to train or exercise to help prevent Achilles tendinitis. Do not run or exercise on uneven or hard surfaces. Instead, run on softer surfaces such as treadmills, rubber tracks, grass, or evenly packed dirt tracks.

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Nation music originated in 1920s, from the western and southern components of the United States and progressively gained recognition amongst the masses. Nation star Blake Shelton isn't necessarily what I'd get in touch with a corny singer. These three performers are descendants of frontiersman Daniel Boone, nation music legend Loretta Lynn, and cowboy film star John Wayne. Everybody knows these artists and have, at some point or the other listened to their songs. Alicia Keys Black and Yellow - Whiz Khalifa feat. And because all have various tastes in music, this list might be debatable. Residents with annual automobile passes will be exempt from this charge.

Shelton lately became engaged to fellow nation superstar Miranda Lambert. it can be addictive! And to make this moment even a lot more stunning, there are some classic mother and son dance songs, country style. As was the case twelve months ago, the country singing couple swept the Male and Female Vocalist of the Year categories with Blake later garnering the leading honor as Entertainer of the Year. 2006 was the year when the genre of country music received utmost fame and recognition. The hit single is a duo that also characteristics Blake's buddy, Trace Adkins.

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Doyle, himself, engineered the music while Alex Story (Cancerslug) penned the lyrics. Thank you for your concern," Wendy Dio said. Then there's the riffs--amazing. It has a heavier sound than rock music. I wonder what it is in the song, but it has got to be a single of the greatest songs I've heard. He admitted that he isn't technologically savvy, nor does he have the want or patience to understand new technologies. I like to call him "The Johnny Cash of Heavy Metal." Look at their careers and you will see where I draw some of the parallels.

You can hear the single "I Don't Want to Cease," on Ozzy's house site. The band's timing is also a bit off the. Black Sabbath was one of the first ones to do this. One particular of them, Scream, posthumously characteristics Cozy Powell on drums, and that's the song "Raising Hell," which was an instrumental Dehumanizer demo. Dio's era of Sabbath was awesome in its own proper. Most of the hits of Pearl Jam have been from this album only like Alive, Jeremy, Even Flow and Release.

You will not be disappointed with one particular single track. With lines like "From the initial evil night when a black flash of light/ Reduce the crucifix half to the ground/ There's been no escape from the power of Satan" ("Headless Cross," Headless Cross) and "What's the use of paradise or everyday of livin'?/ They spend and learn in Heaven; sin in Hell" ("What's the Use?", Cross Purposes), it's simple to say that Black Sabbath was nevertheless pretty dark (though it was never as dark as the early years prior to Technical Ecstasy; nonetheless, it was sort of there). unrem) Led Zeppelin - In Through The Out Door (1979,? If something, you can impress your pals with your appreciation of music that doesn't get as significantly exposure despite getting a band that has been around for decades. Absolutely nothing much to write about the rest of the songs in this album as it was only Dream On which made their album popular. The grim reaper wearing a large and wavy blue and red gown, as opposed to the cliche black robe, and the scythe is massive, and he opened up a grave exactly where the spirits of all the band members (even Ice-T) have come out (they are caricatures, even though).

Ozzy dropped out of high college at 15, and took a lot of low paying jobs; testing automobile horns and functioning in a slaughterhouse are some. King - King of the Blues (1999 comp) B.B. Most of them, even though, are exceptional American indie-rock and hardcore albums from the '80s, with a few artier European post-punk records and the inevitable Leadbelly album thrown in. The two have just turn into linked in my mind. Tony Martin is nevertheless kicking these days, singing and all sorts. He wasn't what you'd contact an excellent singer, no sir, he wasn't a crooner either, but, there was some thing so magnetic about his voice and its sheer raw power, that the audience couldn't assist succumb and stumble to the energy and melancholy of his voice. 1 spot back residence in Britain only when prior to the new album, which topped the U.

Woman (1971,?) The Doors - Definitely Reside (1996 comp) Doro - Fight (2001) Doro - Let Enjoy Rain On Me (2005) D'Priest - Playa Del Rock (1989,1990) Dr. I recruited a long time buddy of mine Jeromy Graves to also play guitar and we had been off. Personally, I favor Blizzard of Ozz, but that is just me. Following about a single year he rejoined and recorded the album Never say Die (1978). The Name is Bootsy, Child! One more 1 Bites The Dust - Queen Gorgeous Men and women - Marilyn Manson Pump It Up - Elvis Costello Firestarter - The Prodigy Dude Appears Like A Lady - Aerosmith Eye Of The Tiger - Survivor Girls, Girls, Girls - Motley Crue Got The Life - Korn Hey Yah - Outkast Human - Rob Zombie I Love Rock and Roll - Joan Jett Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin Jump - Van Halen Hung up - Madonna Ay Chico - Pitbull Weapon of Decision - Fatboy Slim Undesirable - Michael Jackson Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes Stronger - Kanye West These have been a few leading songs for workouts that you can listen to when you are hitting the health club.

I give it 4 stars (I don't like "Can't Get Close Sufficient," for some cause). Malmsteen was the very first Viking metal song. He has returned once more with eerie guitar sounds, fast, tough chords, drums, and lyrics. Vedder mostly focussed on subjects like abuse, lonliness and depression. Presents Montrose (1975,2002) Montrose - Original Album Series (2011 comp, 5cd): Montrose Paper Money Warner Bros. Interestingly the release fails to mention the larger physique of their modern comic-book style movies. You will appreciate this album! As for Osbourne, who has had considerable good results as a solo artist, 13 marked his very first time at the No.

An operation was carried out to raise the collarbone, which was believed to be resting on an crucial artery and interrupting blood flow to the arm. Led Zeppelin (1969), Led Zeppelin- The first album released by the legends and yes a single of the legendary and notable albums of all time. His interest in the band was running thin. Speaking of which, if you like to break out a few robotic moves while listening to the Beastie Boys on your iPod, then how about wrapping your headphone cable around the Robot Headphone Cable Tidy? Geils Band - Bloodshot (1973,?) The J. Nevertheless, there are some songs, all metal lovers would keep in mind if they were to choose the ideal metal songs of all time. Tony Martin, for those Sabbath fans who don't know, was a Birmingham boy like the original members (meaning he was born in Birmingham, England). They can even be used to motivate yourself in undertaking any process, like operating out at the health club or performing any kind of daily workout.

The style of music and band -t-shirt was fresh in the earlier years and is nevertheless reside and quite wanted in present time; as the magic of rock music continues. Some records are poor, some are excellent, handful of are great, and then there are the all time classics. Various reputed garment companies and brands manufacture metal T-shirts which are accessible in stores and on their site for the comfort of the lovers of metallic band. My old roommate actually prefers the Dio material to Ozzy's. For instance, try comparing Judas Priest to Opeth. Black metal is most Viking metal building blocks to their music.

This is nonetheless one of the smallest and underground heavy metal genres to the metal neighborhood. Ozzy's traditional laugh is the initial issue heard from this track, though it is much subtler than we could be utilised to. They started out as a blues-rock outfit referred to as Earth.

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Pain in the Ball of the Foot




Pain in the Ball of the Foot

Pain under the ball of the foot is known medically as "metatarsalgia" and has a variety of causes. The ball of the foot is made up of the five metatarsophalangeal joints (photo), which are the joints where the toes flex and push off the ground. The most common cause of metatarsalgia is abnormal foot structure or function, which leads to excess ground pressure at the ball of the foot. It often occurs with a high arch foot or with contracted toes, also known as hammer toes or claw toes.

Any foot condition that results in excess pressure on the ball of the foot can lead to metatarsalgia. It is also common to have calluses on the ball of the foot, which occur in response to stress but end up contributing to the pain and discomfort. The most common causes of metatarsalgia are:
High Arched Foot (Pes Cavus)- A high arch foot does not distribute pressure from walking very well, resulting in excess pressure at the heel and ball of the foot. It is very common for a person with high arches to experience pain in the the ball of the foot, and excess shoe and sock wear in this area. People with high arches often feel discomfort when walking barefoot on hard surfaces and require shoes with thick, supportive soles. If you have high arches, chances are your Achilles tendon is also tight, which can contribute to metatarsalgia. A tight Achilles tendon is a common problem with other foot types as well, even flat feet. Daily ankle stretches targeting the Achilles tendon are helpful at reducing metatarsalgia.

Image of the Achilles tendon
Diseases that cause neuropathy, or nerve damage, also can lead to foot changes that result in high arches with painful calluses and metatarsalgia. A common example is diabetic neuropathy.

Loss of Plantar Fat Pad- The plantar surface, or sole of the foot, has a thick layer of connective tissue meant to protect the underlying bones from excess pressure. As we age, this fat pad gets thinner -- making the sole of the foot more sensitive to ground pressure as we walk. Gel insoles, arch supports, or custom orthotics for shoes can be used to offset some of the pressure and provide comfort. Newer procedures to address fat pad loss are emerging, and include the use of injectable dermal fillers or autologous (meaning the patient's own) fat which are injected into the skin to provide extra cushioning.
Trauma- Chronic trauma to the metatarsal heads (rounded ends of the metatarsal bones) can lead to bursitis, bone bruising, arthritis, or inflammation of other surrounding tissues. Acute trauma such as a fracture of a metatarsal bone, sesamoid bone fracture or torn big toe ligaments (also known as turf toe) can cause metatarsalgia. An X-ray or MRI is used to diagnose these injuries and they require immobilization and occasionally surgery as treatment.
Other Causes of Metatarsalgia or Conditions that Have Similar Symptoms- Neuroma- usually causes pain between or below the third and fourth toes and is caused by nerve irritation and thickening
Abnormal Metatarsal Length- metatarsal bone is either too short or too long
Painful Sesamoid Bones- These two small bones sit under the first metatarsal bone near the big toe joint and become painful, either from fractures or inflammation of the surrounding soft tissue. Click to See Image of the Sesamoid Bones.
Hallux Limitus- restricted range of motion at the big toe joint (first metatarsophalangeal joint) can cause increased pressure at other metatarsal bones
A podiatric evaluation for pain in the ball of the foot may involve X-rays to identify fractures or other bone and joint abnormalities. MRI or other imaging studies may be prescribed to assess the soft tissues for causes of pain such as ligament tears. EMG (electromyogram) and nerve conduction studies may be prescribed to identify a neuroma, pinched nerve, or other forms of neuropathy.

Treatment will vary depending on the cause but in many cases may involve:
Cortisone injections or anti-inflammatory medicines to relieve painShaving down (debriding) calluses to relieve painCustom-made or OTC orthoticsPadding or special modifications to arch supports or orthotics to relieve pressure under the ball of the footSurgery to correct any bone abnormalitiesSurgery or alcohol injections to treat a neuroma
Sources

Fishco DPM FACFAS, William. Developing A Surgical Strategy For Metatarsalgia In The Cavus Foot. Podiatry Today. Accessed: Dec. 13, 2011.

McGlamry, DPM, E. Dalton. (1992). Lesser Ray Deformities. In E. Dalton McGlamry, Alan Banks, and Michael Downey (Eds.) Comprehensive Textbook of Foot Surgery. (p. 336). Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins.

Spitalny, DPM, FACFAS, A. Douglas. "Pertinent Pearls On Treating First MPJ Injuries In Athletes." Podiatry Today. June 2011 24: 58-64.



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Tailor's Bunion bunionette




Tailor's Bunion bunionette

Conservative treatment includes using anti-inflammatory oral medications or an injection of medication and local anesthetic to reduce this swelling. The podiatrist may request x-rays but in most cases you can diagnose the condition by a visual examination. The podiatrist may remove any corns or calluses that develop due to the tailor's bunion. It is common to have a corn on the outer aspect of the tailor's bunion due to friction pressure.

Orthotics such as the Dr Foot Pro Insoles will help to correct any underlying biomechanical problem to and prevent the condition from progressing. Footwear should be changed to broad fitting shoes with a minimum heel. The 1st or 5th toes should not be placed under undue stress in footwear. Their are tailor's bunion alignment splints you can use to correct the condition Although this product was initially designed to be used after tailor's bunion surgery, however, gently stretching the soft tissues around the small toe joint helps prevent the need for surgery.



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What is Hallux Valgus and How to Fix Them? | Jeannie's Blog about bunion pain




What is Hallux Valgus and How to Fix Them? | Jeannie's Blog about bunion pain

Bad bunion pain due to hallux valgus or bunions is a condition of the foot which forces the big toe to move inwards other toes. The base of the toe has a bone like lump, looking swollen and turning extremely painful. The change of angle of the toe causes enlargement of the metatarsi-phalangeal joint.

This distortion is what grows into the lump most commonly associated with the hallux valgus. Bunions can sometimes be caused by using unsuitable shoes although there is a lot of debate on what leads primarily to bunions. There are several ways to prevent this painful condition and to relieve bunion pain using tips from bunionPain.net website.

Although no-one can be sure if bunion pain is caused solely by wearing heels & narrow shoes, it can definitely be prevented by using the right sort of shoes and not using any shoe that squash or crowd the toes. Bunion discomfort could be inherited or develops over time depending on the foot type and how the pressure is dispersed on the feet. However, wearing comfy footwear with a wider toe area have often assisted in relieving people of the pain and constant distress caused by the bunions.

An additional recommendation from leading experts is to wear suede or leather shoes that are more comfortable and move due to their flexibility at the toes instead of wearing rigid shoes which always chaff causing a large amount of pain. One must understand that this is different from wearing footwear which have a stiff sole to give support to the arch and the heel of the foot.

You need to change Habits
There are some habits that can be started or changed to help eliminate bunion discomfort. Along with avoiding pointed or narrow toes, one can also go for padding especially in the location of the bunion to reduce the bunion discomfort. Such pads are stocked at convenience stores or at normal shoe producers too.

Standing for long periods or running and walking far distances should always be avoided for a while to stop irritating the bunion pain and instead reducing the strain on the feet. Applying an ice pack on the area of the bunion discomfort several everyday will help in reducing the irritation and the discomfort in the area.

Treatment options
Those affected by bunion discomfort are traditionally recommended non-steroidal medication by specialists. These include drugs such as ibuprofen. One can also take advantage of acupuncture. Injection treatment includes injecting the bunion location with corticosteroids to provide pain relief to the irritated bursa that is the sac containing liquids around the large toe joint is another way or resolving the bunion discomfort and pain.

Podiatrists also recommend special shoe inserts or special footwear that is molded to perfectly compliment the foot to allow relief from bunions.

Surgery
If your are searching for good long term resolution to this issue, bunion surgery could be the way forward. There are many different surgical solutions and procedures to stop bunion pain that include taking off the bony bump that that has developed. These treatments involve modifying the make up of the bone and changing the tissue to allow relief from the pain.

The level of activity of the feet, their age, and the degree of the malformation are all considered by the ankle surgeon before deciding upon the correct method to go about it. Bunions pain can be eliminated permanently via surgery, but the discomfort itself can be made less by using medications, massage and less movement.
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