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.

Ailments Treated Under Direct Access

Direct Access allows you to come straight to therapy without a doctor’s order for numerous ailments. We have included a list of ailments we can help you recover from. When you do not know which doctor to start with, GP versus specialist to give us a call and we can do a free consult and help guide you which speeds up the process.

Direct Access In-Clinic

How to prepare:
Be sure to write down facts about the history of your problem, such as how and when it
started, what makes it better or worse, and how it is affecting your day to day activities. Also
write down any questions you may have about your issue. Writing this information down makes
it less likely you will forget or miss something during your evaluation.

Kyle Huggins’ Utilizes Direct Access

Kyle Huggins was fortunate to understand that Direct Access allows him to come straight to physical therapy. When he started hurting, he knew that he did not have to suffer or wait on a doctor’s referral. Kyle just scheduled an appointment for an evaluation where he was quickly evaluated and started to get relief right away.

Peripheral Neuropathy: Pain or Tingling in your feet?

Peripheral neuropathy, as defined by Mayo Clinic, is a result of damage to your peripheral nerves, often causing weakness, numbness and pain, usually in your hands and feet, but can also affect other areas of your body. Peripheral neuropathy can result from several factors including traumatic injuries, infections, metabolic problems, inherited causes and exposure to toxins,

Postural Dysfunction, AKA Text Neck

Postural dysfunction occurs when muscles in the neck and upper back tighten or weaken due to prolonged inadequate posture and/or a sedentary lifestyle. This dysfunction is known as shoulder or proximal crossed syndrome. Postural weakness and tightness occur in a diagonal pattern.

Tight muscles:

    • Upper trapezius
    • Levator scapulae
    • Pectoralis major
    • Sternocleidomastoid

Weak muscles:

    • Deep neck flexors
    • Serratus anterior
    • Rhomboids
    • Middle and lower trapezius

Poor posture can lead to dysfunction of the shoulder joint as well.

Neck Pain: How Physical Therapy Can Help

Neck pain, also known as cervicalgia, is a common ailment. Approximately 25%-33% of the American population and 330 million people globally experience neck pain over their lifetimes. Thankfully, for the majority of those suffering from neck pain, conservative treatment by a Physical Therapist can restore movement and provide pain relief.

What are some common causes of neck pain?

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