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Calcaneal Spurs
...Non-surgical options are mostly restricted to specialized exercises prescribed by your doctor, as well as the possible additions of Orthotics, a change in footwear and physical therapy...

Achilles Tendonitis
...Your doctor may also suggest special stretching or strength exercises...

Bunions
... Exercises to maintain joint mobility and prevent stiffness or arthritis...

Common Causes of Heel Pain
...Heel pain is also a result of heel spurs, a growth on the bone that may be painless in many cases but may also result in: chronic pain, which is any pain that lasts more than three months and reoccurs intermittently arthritis, which is swelling of cartilage and lining in joints gout, which is the buildup of uric acid salts, a normal byproduct of the diet, in the joints Other disorders which may also lead to heel pain include: Nerve injuries Collagen disorders Heel bone abnormalities Tumors Heel Pain Treatment There are invasive surgical treatments to get rid of heel pain, such as the removal of connective tissue and heel spurs, but before going down that road, consider wearing comfortable shoes made of soft rubber, stretching your feet out daily, and avoiding rigorous sports and exercises...

Overview of Foot and Ankle Problems
...Treatments range from icing and foot exercises to the prescription of custom orthotics to correct the foot position and help alleviate pain...

Achilles Tendonitis
... Rest and switching to exercises that do not stress the tendon (such as swimming)...

Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain
... Physical therapy, including tilt-board exercises that focus on strengthening the muscles, restoring range of motion, and increasing your perception of joint position...

Hallux Varus
...Treatment may focus on stretching the abductor hallucis tendon through specific exercises or toe splints...

Hammertoes
... Treatment for the condition typically involves wearing shoes with soft, roomy toe boxes and toe exercises to stretch and strengthen the muscles...

Sever's Disease
... Treatment includes calf muscle stretching exercises, heel cushions in the shoes, and/or anti-inflammatory medications...

Sever's Disease
... Treatment includes cutting back on sports activities, calf muscle stretching exercises, heel cushions in the shoes, icing, and/or anti-inflammatory medications...

Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur)
... Also known as heel spur syndrome, the condition is often successfully treated with conservative measures, such as the use of anti-inflammatory medications, ice packs, stretching exercises, orthotic devices, and physical therapy...

Pain Management for Conditions
... Physical therapy, including tilt-board exercises directed at strengthening the muscles, restoring range of motion, and increasing the perception of joint position...

Bunions
... Exercises to maintain joint mobility and prevent stiffness or arthritis...

Hallux Varus
...Treatment may focus on stretching the abductor hallucis tendon through specific exercises or toe splints...

Hammertoes
...Treatment for the condition typically involves wearing shoes with soft, roomy toe boxes and toe exercises to stretch and strengthen the muscles...

Ischemic Foot
...Treatment includes walking exercises to increase blood flow, wearing protective shoes, and medications...

Athletic Foot Care
...Condition yourself gradually with stretching exercises for 15 to 20 minutes (warm-up and cool-down periods) before and after any activity...

Foot Self-Exam
...This can be improved with exercises...

Achilles Surgery
... Specific gentle exercises (restricted motion) after surgery can shorten the time needed in rehabilitation...

Bunion Surgery
...Most patients also are instructed on some basic exercises that need to be performed daily...

Stretching
... Stretching exercises should take 5 to 10 minutes and ought to be conducted in a stretch/hold/relax pattern without any bouncing or pulling...