Achilles Tendinitis-In Clinic

Physical therapy treatments can be an effective intervention for healing Achilles tendinitis by reducing and eliminating inflammation and pain:

    • Exercise: Therapeutic exercises specifically designed to stretch and strengthen the calf muscles and Achilles tendon will be performed.
    • Modalities: Inflammation reducing modalities, to include phonophoresis (ultrasound technique with use of topical anti-inflammatory drug) and iontophoresis (electrical stimulation used to administer anti-inflammatory drug through the skin) may be performed.

Elizabeth and her Heel Spur

Elizabeth Priddy could hardly walk due to progressive pain in her right heel.  Elizabeth is a busy realtor in the Franklin, TN area. She spends much of her time on the move working with her clients in the business of buying and selling homes. Over time, she developed a heel spur. The pain got worse in her Achilles tendon until she came to physical therapy at Elite Physical Therapy &

Plantar Fasciitis Patient Story

Which came first for Margie, the Plantar Fasciitis or Morton’s Neuroma? Plantar fasciitis is a disorder resulting in pain in the heel and bottom surface of the foot. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. Mortons Neuroma is a painful condition that affects one or both feet. People say that they feel as though they are standing on a rock caught in their shoe,

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

Upon your initial visit to Elite Physical Therapy, for Plantar Fasciitis, you will be evaluated by one of our skilled Physical Therapists. During your initial evaluation your therapist will ask a series of questions specific to your symptoms in order to determine the proper route of treatment regarding your foot pain. Once it is determined that you have plantar fasciitis you will be given a specific set of exercises and stretches to decrease pain and inflammation and to balance the strength around the supportive structures of the foot.

Elite Relief for Plantar Fasciitis Heel Pain

Plantar Fasciitis- technical

Plantar fasciitis is characterized by stabbing pain and inflammation in the heel upon first standing in the morning. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain and it is estimated that approximately 10 % of the population will experience plantar fascia pain at some point during their life.