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

Plantar Fasciitis Junk Science BS And Shoes As The First Line Of Defense

Plantar Fasciitis Junk Science BS And Shoes As The First Line Of Defense

Plantar Fasciitis Junk Science BS? My 'so-called plantar fasciitis' research has been called 'junk science' and 'BS' by separate authorities. I found, as an experienced researcher of over 40 years, that such responses should be taken as encouragement. It means I'm on the right track! However, I'm taking a break from morning heel pain, to master podcasting for my primary interest; helping people get their ... Read more

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Risks; FitOldDog versus Podiatrist!

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Risks; FitOldDog versus Podiatrist!

I Do Enjoy Research! Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Risks? Chronic Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Research! I didn't include financial drain in my analysis! NO, I DON'T HAVE A QA OFFICER, OTHER THAN MYSELF! I'm trying to draw attention to the need for research on so-called plantar fasciitis! Is it science or BS? My work is certainly in doubt, even by me! This linked debate might interest you? Who ... 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.