Category: Foot Pain / Plantar Fasciitis

When to use Heat or Ice for Pain

Sep11th 2018

Rebecca Paratore, Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant Heat helps increase blood flow to the area which can help with achy or stiff joints and relax tense muscles. Heat should be applied to the area for 15-20 minutes and should be warm not hot. Using heat can help relieve stiff arthritic joint pain and relax tense neck muscles

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Chronic Pain – Getting to the Treatment Point

Aug31st 2018

Chronic Pain – Getting to the Treatment Point Chronic pain is a condition requiring comprehensive management  Patients with this condition may have already been through the traditional medical system with blood tests, x-rays, MRI’s, and injections, and yet they still don’t have an answer to what is going on with their body.  A diagnosis or

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Summer Foot Pain/Plantarfasciitis

Jun11th 2015

The start of summer means flip flops and sun tans. At Rocky Mountain Physical Therapy we have an increase in patient complaints of foot pain in the summer which is usually due to improper support in sandals. With the lack of arch support your arch can collapse causing micro-tearing in your plantarfascia which is a

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