Plantar Fasciitis Debunked (Later I’ll Tackle ITBS)

Plantar Fasciitis Debunked (Later I'll Tackle ITBS)

So-Called Plantar Fasciitis Isn't Really Plantar Fasciitis Plantar Fasciitis Debunked? debunk verb Expose the falseness or hollowness of (a myth, idea, or belief). After eight years of research, and a couple of previous books, I've finally settled on the right name for the condition that doctors mistakenly call plantar fasciitis: Nociceptive Foot Pain (NFP) The driving force behind this work ... Read more

Human Bodies Adapt: Claudication and Heel Pain

Human Bodies Adapt: Claudication and Heel Pain

Claudication and Heel Pain? Bodies adapt, means that both our hardware and wetware can learn. Claudication noun MEDICINE limping. A condition in which cramping pain in the leg is induced by exercise, typically caused by obstruction of the arteries. The vascular surgeon said active walking, including some pain, can build collateral circulation. I ... Read more

A Disease Treatment Metaphor For The Heel Pain That Doctors Call Plantar Fasciitis

A Disease Treatment Metaphor For The Heel Pain That Doctors Call Plantar Fasciitis

A Disease Treatment Metaphor Looking for answers in the wrong place? You'll get the wrong treatment! The power of stories: People tell me from time-to-time that they were told not to exercise with a heart stent. They ask me what I think. I just send them to the story of Bob Scott (above). Metaphor: A thing regarded as representative or symbolic of something else. There are several conditions that I ... Read more

Specious Name Plantar Fasciitis

Specious Name Plantar Fasciitis

Specious Name Plantar Fasciitis More Acurately Acute Morning Heel Pain specious adjective superficially plausible, but actually wrong. – Google Dictionary I love to read, and learn new words. I'd seen the word specious many times. This is the first time I've used specious in any kind of narrative. It sure fits so-called plantar fasciitis. Pain book is finally published in e-book format. Paperback on ... Read more

‘Plantar Fasciitis’ Medical Mystery: Acute Morning Heel Pain IS NOT A Symptom Of Plantar Fasciitis!

'Plantar Fasciitis' Medical Mystery: Acute Morning Heel Pain IS NOT A Symptom Of Plantar Fasciitis!

Acute Morning Heel Pain? When It Comes To So-Called Plantar Fasciitis Advertising Budgets Far Exceed Research Budgets!   Time I turned this ebook into a paperback. The message isn't getting across. Work to do! Wishing you happy feet and happy trails, FitOldDog   ... Read more

Shedding Light On The Plantar Fasciitis Medical Mystery!

Shedding Light On The Plantar Fasciitis Medical Mystery!

FitOldDog's Plantar Fasciitis Research eBook! Finally Published! Junk Science or Based on BS? Currently recommended remedies remind me of treatments for the Black Death! My five years of heel-pain research in a nutshell: 2011: I awoke one morning, put my feet on the floor, and thought I had a shard of glass in my heel. I had acute, morning heel pain. I cured it by using a roller on my calf combined with ... Read more

A True Story Of Plantar Fasciitis Research, Chapter One!

A True Story Of Plantar Fasciitis Research, Chapter One!

Plantar Fasciitis Research Badly needed! More a story about research on a shoestring, than plantar fasciitis. Made possible by the Internet, but still not easy! This is my story about a plantar fasciitis research journey, of five years duration (so far), on a shoestring budget. There is a lot to learn about this horrible condition, better known, in my opinion, as acute morning heel pain with progression, or in ... Read more

Foot Pain Reflexology, Or Foot Phrenology (I Prefer The Sound Of That!)

Foot Pain Reflexology, Or Foot Phrenology (I Prefer The Sound Of That!)

Foot pain reflexology (using a coat-hanger) taught me a lot about dealing with (fixing) foot pain of weird origins. During a 1.5 hour CompuTrainer (bike) ride this morning, following a tough weight workout (legs and hips), I had a superficial, burning pain in the distal (near my toes) end of area 4 on the map, above. That would be area 7, in my 'neurostimulator reflexology' map. So! What's to do? Rush to ... Read more

Disclaimer: As a veterinarian, I do not provide medical advice for human animals. If you undertake or modify an exercise program, consult your medical advisors before doing so. Undertaking activities pursued by the author does not mean that he endorses your undertaking such activities, which is clearly your decision and responsibility. Be careful and sensible, please.