About Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is an irritation of the thick tissue, known as the plantar fascia, located on the bottom of the foot. The plantar fascia is a thick ligament that runs from the heel bone to the toes and supports the natural arch of the foot.
 Whenever the foot bears weight, the plantar fascia naturally tightens, but if overstretched or overused,

Fuel Winning Edge with Nutrition

If your athletes want to excel on the playing field, they need to consume the right nutrition. Providing nutrition advice for your athletes can help them make the most of their athletic talents. The most important factor in sports nutrition is water, which makes up approximately 60% of body weight. Athletes require more water than the typical 8 cups of

Spine Pain

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Is it time for new shoes?

Love your old pair of tennis shoes? Find out why you may want to replace that torn-up pair of shoes with newer, more comfortable footwear. While you may feel out of your comfort zone without your trusty pair of shoes, hanging on to them can put you at risk for injury. As time passes, running shoes start losing stability as

Minimally Invasive Procedures

A recent trend in surgery has nearly become standard. Read more to find out what makes a procedure minimally invasive and how it can benefit the patient. Surgeries that are categorized as minimally invasive involve one or a few small incisions as opposed to traditional open surgeries. At roughly three inches long, these small incisions minimize damage to the muscles