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How Shockwave Therapy Can Help You
... Shockwave therapy is a great option for patients dealing with inflammatory conditions like Achilles tendonitis and plantar fasciitis that also cause foot pain and discomfort...

What is Achilles Tendonitis?
...If you are dealing with heel pain above the heel bone then you could be dealing with Achilles Tendonitis, a result of overuse...

Are You Struggling with Heel Pain?
...Of course, if you’ve never experienced heel pain before it’s important to see a podiatrist to find out whether it’s plantar fasciitis or another condition such as heel spurs or Achilles tendonitis...

Common Foot and Ankle Injuries And How a Podiatrist Can Help
... You are dealing with persistent heel pain Heel pain is a common complaint and most often the result of an overuse injury such as plantar fasciitis or Achilles tendonitis...

What To Do for a High Foot Arch
...Those with high arches are prone to stress fractures and ankle sprains, and you must consider shoes that have, A high top that can cushion and support the ankles A spacious toe box that won’t put pressure on the toes or cause irritation to preexisting deformities such as hammertoes or bunions A midsole that has added cushioning to reduce pressure A high-abrasion rubber outsole that will provide more durability (especially important for running shoes and athletic footwear) If you are prone to Achilles tendonitis because of your high arches you may also look for a shoe that offers a little heel lift, which can take the stress off the Achilles tendon and the arches of the feet...

High Arches in Children
...This condition can also lead to metatarsalgia, Achilles tendonitis, and chronic ankle sprains...

Common Disorders of the Achilles Tendon
... Achilles Tendonitis and Achilles Tendonosis Two common disorders that occur in the heel cord are Achilles tendonitis and Achilles tendonosis...

Basketball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
... Overuse and excessive training can lead to heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

Field Hockey Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...   Overuse and excessive training can lead to heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

Football Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
... Overuse and excessive training can lead to heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

Lacrosse Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...   Overuse and excessive training can lead to heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

Rugby Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...  Overuse and excessive training can lead to heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

Running and Track Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Runners are susceptible to overuse injuries including heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, neuromas, capsulitis of the second toe, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

Running Injuries
...  Runners are susceptible to overuse injuries including heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, neuromas, MPJ capsulitis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children/adolescents...

Soccer Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
... Overuse and excessive training can lead to heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

Tennis Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...  Overuse and excessive training can lead to heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

Volleyball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...  Overuse and excessive training can lead to heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

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Oakton Foot & Ankle Center, PLLC

Fairfax, VA Podiatrist
Oakton Foot and Ankle Center
10721 Main St., Suite #3500
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 352-8888
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