plantar fasciitis Tag

I started receiving Astym therapy after my doctor diagnosed me with plantar fasciitis. So far I've had about 6 treatments and as a result I can feel an improvement in my foot pain. Hopefully the next 6 will get me pain free! Paul Smith Liberty, Missouri Clinic: SERC...

I had been having shoulder therapy that was targeted with posture improvement exercises. All was going well after two weeks. Then for some unknown reason I awoke one morning with a very stiff neck. Which I now blame on a pillow. Within a few days, I...

I hit my calf on a trailer hitch and received a huge hematoma. Started having twinges and tingling in right calf down to the foot. Saw foot Dr. said I had plantar fasciitis. After about a year I was sent to see a neurologist. He...

I am 45 years young. I am a runner and have run in 2 half marathons per year for the last 4 years. I started having a problem with plantar fasciitis several years ago. I saw a podiatrist who gave me a painful steroid injection...

I received Astym therapy during my rehab for my ACL. I found it beneficial for not only my knee, but for my plantar fasciitis as well. My feet have been a constant annoyance for about a year now and I tried several arch supports, but...

I have suffered from plantar fasciitis for well over 30 years. Development of bone spurs have resulted in loss of about 90% of walking ability. Thanks to Ryan Richardson and the team at Benchmark, I may very well be able to avoid surgery. Ryan is...

I suffered from plantar fasciitis in my right foot for almost two years. My pain was so bad couldn't walk without pain. I went to a doctor and received several injections. They were very painful and wore off within a few weeks. Tried Astym therapy and...

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