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Heel Pain
... Also known as heel spur syndrome, the condition is often successfully treated with conservative measures, such as the use of anti-inflammatory medications, ice packs, stretching exercises, orthotic devices, and physical therapy...

Pain in your heel
...  Conservative treatments such as icing, stretching and supportive shoes can be helpful...

What can you do about achilles tendon pain?
...  In the early stages, the tendon becomes inflammed and can be treated with several different conservative therapies including resting, icing, eccentric achilles stretching exercises, anti-inflammatories, physical therapy, and heel lifts or custom orthotics...

Why do kids get heel pain?
...  We can often help treat this by using custom orthotics and also using ice, rest, and anti-inflammatories as well as certain stretching exercises...

Is Heel Pain Affecting Your Day to Day Life?
... - Stretching exercises that help heal damaged ligaments...

What can be done for flatfeet in children?
... One important aspect to using orthotics for flatfeet in children is that children must also incorporate achilles tendon stretching into their routine...

Bunions: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
...Other professional services for bunion pain relief include: Custom-fit orthotics and footwear Night splints Corn and callus removal Physical therapy and toe stretching exercises Call our Podiatrist Office Today! If you have a bunion, don’t suffer...

Common Disorders of the Achilles Tendon
... Physical therapy may include strengthening exercises, soft-tissue massage/mobilization, gait and running re-education, stretching, and ultrasound therapy...

Chronic Ankle Instability
...Each subsequent sprain leads to further weakening (or stretching) of the ligaments, resulting in greater instability and the likelihood of developing additional problems in the ankle...

Calcaneal Apophysitis (Sever's Disease)
... Stretching or physical therapy modalities are sometimes used to promote healing of the inflamed issue...

Capsulitis of the Second Toe
... Stretching...

Flatfoot-Pediatric
...Stretching exercises, supervised by the foot and ankle surgeon or a physical therapist, provide relief in some cases of flatfoot...

Haglund's Deformity
... Stretching exercises help relieve tension from the Achilles tendon...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
... Non-Surgical Treatment Treatment of plantar fasciitis begins with first-line strategies, which you can begin at home: Stretching exercises...

Lisfranc Injuries
...Therefore, when they are weakened through a sprain (a stretching of the ligament), patients experience instability of the joint in the middle of the foot...

Pediatric Flatfoot
...Stretching exercises, supervised by the foot and ankle surgeon or a physical therapist, provide relief in some cases of flatfoot...

Plantar Fasciitis
... Non-Surgical Treatment Treatment of plantar fasciitis begins with first-line strategies, which you can begin at home: Stretching exercises...

Shin Splints
... This condition usually occurs bilaterally (both legs) and can be alleviated by rest, use of non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, icing, a change in training habits, stretching exercises, and properly fitted shoes...