Foot & Heel Therapy Los Angeles, CA
At some point or another most of the people here in Los Angeles, CA will experience some sort of intermittent foot or heel pain after considerable sport activities, walking, running, jogging, biking or working. Minor repetitive heel pain that hampers your general daily activities can be helped with gel foot care orthotics and physical therapy.
Heel Therapy Solutions
Your feet carry the entire weight of your whole body upon them, but you heel unquestionably receives the brunt of all the work. Not much thought is put into taking care of your heel unless it hurts. It’s very common for pain to start under and near the heel and the “Plantar Fasciitis” area or further back towards the Achilles tendon region. The most common issues we hear about are related to the heel
Determining Foot & Heel Injuries
If any part of your heel is injured it can be exceptionally painful, and cause swelling, bruising, throbbing and aches. You might have a hard time bending your foot from side to side or up and down, walking, and even just standing could prove to be too much. Usually most people report feeling a slight tingling sensation, which indicates the need for proper medical treatment from a foot doctor, physical therapist or even just using a gel orthotic. Plantar fasciitis is usually the culprit that causes heel pain, which comes about from obesity, long periods of standing, walking, jogging and running. Pain usually is the worst right after waking up in the morning and taking your first steps, you will also notice pain after sitting down for extended periods of time.
Treat Foot Pain With Orthotics and Therapy
The proper type of foot orthotics and foot therapy can help to prepare your feet for extended usage and reduce the effects of overuse. Pain anywhere in the foot could be caused by several things that are unseen to the eye. Treat your pain ongoing or sudden pain that might be caused by micro-tears, hammertoe, heel spur or achilles tendon pain right away to prevent further injury. If you leave your foot untreated then, plantar fasciitis, turf toe, or any other issue can develop into a chronic condition.Orthotics and Therapy Can Help These Areas:
- Improve Foot Support
- Increase Flexibility
- Remedy Walking Issue
- Identify Biomechanical Issues
- Build Endurance u0026amp; Strength
- Reduce Swelling, Pain and Inflammation
Stretching Your Body and Feet
Injuries to your heel could have multiple causes, from tendon injuries, heel spurs, stress fractures, and arthritis. Remember to not over work your heel when it’s injured, you could cause further foot pain and injuries. If you’re not acclimated to high impact physical activities like hiking, speed walking, running, or jogging then always remember to stretch your legs, feet, and body. By doing this you will loosen up the muscles and make them more elastic, this helps to prevent injuries.