heel pain Tag

I arrived at DPT having acquired plantar fasciitis from what I believe was a combination of of flat feet and walking with very tight calves. Nine months earlier, I had a double knee replacement and since have been struggling with tight calves. During my rehab...

On January 20th of this year, I had surgery to repair a torn tendon, Achilles Tendon lengthening and Calcaneal Osteotomy. On top of this I have RA. I started therapy because I had major swelling and nerve sensitivity and pain. Laura my therapist recommended Astym...

When I came to Diamond PT I had a lot of pain in the left Achilles tendon. The determination of tightness in the interior calf & thigh was the driving force behind the pain. The use of Astym therapy really helped the pain in my...

I received Astym therapy for heel spur on back of foot and it made a world of difference . The staff was amazing! Sandra Helm, Astym Patient Gastonia, North Carolina Clinic: Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center...

I had Astym therapy done on both legs for Achilles tendonitis. I can deal with pain but enduring this treatment was a struggle for me. I'm glad I didn't stop the therapist. By the next day, I noticed a major improvement! That really amazed me! I...

I had pulled my tendon in my Achilles learning a try out dance at a dance convention. I went to an emergency room and got a boot, and then a week later I danced in a competition and made it worse. When I went back...

I was in a high speed, head on collision. I got lucky and only suffered from a shattered heel bone and a few superficial back fractures. When it came time for me to be 75% weight bearing, I was unable to put hardly any weight...

I just wanted to tell others about the Astym treatment and how it helped me during my recovery and rehab for my Achilles tendon. The treatment helped ease the pain and swelling of the scar tissue at the back of my heel and calf muscle....

My story begins with both heels so sore I could barely walk. Work was almost impossible. I was referred to a podiatrist who diagnosed me with plantar fasciitis in both feet, but the right foot was worse so I was told to wear a brace...

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