It’s Running Season… again!

It’s running season again! Fall is usually the time of year when runners really intensify their training regimen to prepare for their upcoming race. There are countless races that are just around the corner such as the Turkey Trot, Jingle Bell Run, Disney Marathon, Gasparilla Distance Classic and many more. It’s an exciting time for […]

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. […]

Don’t Let Heel Pain Keep You Away From the Gasparilla Run!

Heel pain can keep you from running in the Gasparilla race if it is not quickly treated.  Heel pain is most commonly caused by plantar fasciitis.  The plantar fascia is a band of tissue, similar to a ligament, that spans the bottom of the foot.  It helps to stabilize the arch. When the plantar fascia […]