Do Heel Spurs Need to be Removed?

This week I had a lot of patients asking me about heel spur removal surgery. Heels spurs are most commonly caused by a condition known as plantar fasciitis. When a patient suffers from this condition, it can be extremely painful to do normal, daily activities, such as walking and standing. Plantar fasciitis occurs because of […]

Does Shockwave Therapy Work for Heel Pain?

Heel pain as a a result of plantar fasciitis is a very common problem. We typically see at least five heel pain patients a day and that number only goes up. The typical treatment for plantar fasciitis (heel pain) consists of six therapies. Icing, stretching, injections, orthotics, oral anti-inflammation medicine, and topical gels and creams. […]