Daily Archives: June 29, 2015

Study used to find New Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis

A new study being conducted byLoyola University Medical Center is testing two physical therapy regimens on their ability to treat plantar fasciitis, which creates sharp heel pain. Participants will be randomly sorted into two groups: one group will receive therapy that focuses on soft tissue mobilization with hand manipulation by a physical therapist, while the […]

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Relieves Heel Pain

A new treatment option which combines ultrasound waves and steroid injections was found to be effective in patients suffering from plantar fasciitis, according to a groundbreaking study from the University of Genoa in Italy. The plantar fascia is a connective tissue in the heel that stretches the bottom length of your foot. Plantar fasciitis is […]