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What are the most Common Injuries in Runners?

The four most common injuries that I see in runners are heel pain (plantar fasciitis), neuromas, tendonitis, and broken bones. Plantar Fasciitis in athletes such as runners can be caused by the unique structure of your feet, overpronation, or wearing running shoes...

Why does my heel hurt first thing in the morning?

If your heel and the bottom of your foot hurts first thing in the morning when you get out of bed, or after you have been resting, you most likely have plantar fasciitis. 83.5% of patients with plantar fasciitis experience pain with their first steps in the morning....

What causes plantar fascitis?

Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the long band of conenctive tissue running from the heel to the ball of the foot. It can cause the bottom of the heel and arch to become painful. Causes of plantar fasciitis include: Stretching the long band of tissue that...

Should I have my bone spur removed?

The benefits of an ostectomy, or bone spur removal, are many. First and foremost is relief of pain. Second is a cosmetic improvement because many bone spurs can cause a bone deformity. The third benefit is that shoes will fit better. Some shoes tend to squeeze the...

What is an Ostectomy?

It sounds like a complicated procedure, but is it really? Actually, it isn’t. Ostectomy is the medical term for bone spur removal. It happens to be one of the more common procedures that we perform. Some ostectomies can even be done right in our office under...

What is PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) therapy?

PRP, Platelet Rich Plasma, is a therapy that offers relief from painful tendon injures, such as Plantar Fasciitis or Achillies Tendonitis. For the treatment, doctors take a small vial of a patient’s blood, about 30 milliliters, and spin it in a centrifuge to...