Five Reasons To Ban Heel Injections For So-Called Plantar Fasciitis (NFP)

Five Reasons To Ban Heel Injections For So-Called Plantar Fasciitis (NFP)

Please note: If you strongly disagree with me, would you kindly (a) refute each of my five 'arguments' on the basis of data and logic, and (b) explain the following graph. If you consider these data to be insufficient for interpretation, please direct my readers and me to a better data set. Calling my work junk science (a scientist), based on BS (a podiatrist) or garbage (another podiatrist), does not qualify as ... Read more

A Classic Example Of Nociceptive Foot Pain (NLFP) Originating In The Hips

A Classic Example Of Nociceptive Foot Pain (NLFP) Originating In The Hips

Nociceptive Lateral Foot Pain (NLFP) During 70-Mile Bike Ride The body contains specialized nerve cells called nociceptors that detect noxious stimuli or things that could damage the body, such as extreme heat or cold, pressure, pinching, and chemicals. These warning signals are then passed along the nervous system to the brain, resulting in nociceptive pain. Danielle Dresden (2017) Cruising along on ... Read more

PAIN BOOK PROMOTION: Free ebook for two days only – Pain, Good Friend, Bad Master

PAIN BOOK PROMOTION: Free ebook for two days only - Pain, Good Friend, Bad Master

PAIN, GOOD FRIEND, BAD MASTER BOOK PROMOTION This ebook will be FREE for download from Amazon for TWO DAYS ONLY. Starting tomorrow (Saturday, August 4th, Central time).   This carefully crafted little book contains stories about all kinds of pain. They range from post-surgical pain to love-sickness, with advice on how to best deal with each. Dangerous drugs? There are examples on when ... Read more

Chronic Plantar Fasciitis Treatment For Those Who’ve Tried Everything

Chronic Plantar Fasciitis Treatment For Those Who've Tried Everything

Research-Based Approach to Chronic Plantar Fasciitis Treatment It worked for Elise The boot didn't help. Orthotics made it worse. Tom's had Elise running 16 miles, pain-free, within a week. It's a cure based on eight years of research. Why is Tom still fighting the dangerous craziness of heel injections: Here's why: During his online research, Tom found two groups of plantar fasciitis (NFP) ... Read more

Some Incorrect Disease Names: ITBS (NLKP), ADD/ADHD (SHP), Plantar Fasciitis (NFP)

Some Incorrect Disease Names: ITBS (NLKP), ADD/ADHD (SHP), Plantar Fasciitis (NFP)

Who Cares About Disease Names? Pathologists for a Start! Here's an interesting quote concerning the importance of disease names: “An illness, at the moment of its discovery, is a fragile idea, a hothouse flower—deeply, disproportionately influenced by names and classifications. (More than a century later, in the early 1980s, another change in name—from gay related immune disease (GRID) to acquired immuno ... Read more

Three ‘A’s, Five ‘Y’s, Mechanisms of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, And Thanks Bill Cook!

Three 'A's, Five 'Y's, Mechanisms of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, And Thanks Bill Cook!

As a Pathologist, "FitOldDog wonders!" The work of Bill Cook and colleagues led to the magic of Rupert, my Cook Zenith Stent Graft.  What are the underlying mechanisms of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)? I can't solve this one with a coat hanger! You'll Need A Team To Work It Out! The five whys. A great approach to problem solving. Why me? Forget it Morgan, and grow up. You're damn lucky to be ... Read more

Aging Awareness Day And The Life Of An Ironman Triathlete With An Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Stent Graft

Aging Awareness Day And The Life Of An Ironman Triathlete With An Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Stent Graft

I'm aware of aging every day! Aging awareness day made me smile. We face aging everyday. Ironman saved my aging and keeps me going. Thank goodness I'm back in training. Wonderful 75th birthday party behind me.  US National Aging Awareness Day is on September 18th. Had no idea! 2017, a tough year, with two major surgeries and pneumonia. However! Once you've worked out what to do, DO IT! This thought ... Read more

Living With Aortic Disease From The Patient’s Perspective

Living With Aortic Disease From The Patient's Perspective

You can adapt to living with aortic disease. Here's my aortic aneurysm story, what's yours?  It's been eight years, and I'm not dead yet! Having a support group is a great boost to confidence. They can also help you to make the right treatment choices. Here are some sites that you might find useful. There are lots of helpful people out there who've been through it and worse. They understand how you feel, ... 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.