Pain

Plantar fasciitis: Everything you need to know about cortisone injections

Plantar fasciitis: Everything you need to know about cortisone injections

8 October 2019 Pain

Plantar fasciitis is caused by a stretching or rupture of the plantar fascia. This damage to the fibrous band that supports the plantar arch is characterized by pain in the heel and/or arch of the foot.  Fortunately, there are several non-invasive treatments available to help treat plantar fasciitis. Manual foot therapy and therapeutic bandaging performed […]

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5 myths and truths about joint pain

5 myths and truths about joint pain

4 October 2019 Pain

Joint pain in the feet is more common than you might think. However, even if the majority of the population may experience it at some point in their lives, there are many misconceptions about joint pain.  Joint pain is usually a symptom of a more serious problem. Inflammation, infection or abrasion, joint pain in the […]

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Les 5 symptômes d’une tendinite au tendon d’Achille

Les 5 symptômes d’une tendinite au tendon d’Achille

7 August 2019 Orthopedy, Pain

Vous constatez une douleur près de votre cheville qui ne cesse de réapparaître ? Vos déplacements vous semblent de moins en moins fluides ? Il est probable que vous souffriez d’une tendinite au tendon d’Achille. Si vous occupez un emploi qui exige des gestes répétitifs ou de longues heures debout, cette inflammation est d’autant plus […]

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How to relieve foot cramps?

How to relieve foot cramps?

7 August 2019 Orthopedy, Pain

It is a well known fact that muscle cramps in the feet can be as painful as they are sudden. You might think that the only solution is to wait until they subside. However, there are several techniques that can quickly reduce discomfort and reduce the incidence of cramps. Let’s see what causes muscle spasms […]

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Treating Achilles tendonitis in 5 steps

Treating Achilles tendonitis in 5 steps

17 July 2019 Orthopedy, Pain

A common injury among athletes, Achilles tendonitis is an inflammation of the tendon that connects the calf muscle to the heel. Both painful and limiting, this tendinopathy can make you experience a living hell.  It can even lead to a complete rupture of the tendon and require surgery.  It goes without saying that prevention is […]

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Ankle sprains: 5 ways to avoid them

Ankle sprains: 5 ways to avoid them

6 July 2019 Orthopedy, Pain, Sport

Ankle sprain is one of the joint pains frequently treated in podiatry. This condition occurs following a tear or stretching of the ankle ligaments. Ligaments are fibrous tissues that connect our ligaments. Ankle ligaments can be very delicate and thus vulnerable to injury. All it takes is one false movement to suffer a nasty sprain. […]

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What are the most common forefoot problems?

What are the most common forefoot problems?

14 March 2019 Orthopedy, Pain

Problems with the forefoot (palm of the foot) can be very painful on a daily basis. In addition to pain and inflammation on the sole of the foot (metatarsalgia), there are various other issues that may occur: Bone deformity Feeling of numbness Foot lesions Restricted movement If the palm of your foot is sore, misshapen […]

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What are the most common forms of knee pain?  

What are the most common forms of knee pain?  

14 March 2019 Pain

Knee pain, also known as gonalgia, can be very troublesome on a daily basis. Indeed, the knee is an indispensible joint in almost all our movements. In addition, it is a complex joint composed of bones, meniscus, ligaments, muscles and tendons. Each of these elements can cause knee pain! Gonalgia can be caused by a […]

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What are the most common forms of heel pain?

What are the most common forms of heel pain?

14 March 2019 Pain

Heel pain (also called talalgia) is one of the most common foot problems that podiatrists treat on a daily basis. In fact, no one is entirely immune to suffering from some form of talalgia during their lifetime.   Affecting Quebecers of all ages and backgrounds, heel pain can come in many different forms. Symptoms, causes […]

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How do we treat an ingrown toenail at home?

How do we treat an ingrown toenail at home?

8 September 2018 Dermatology, Pain

Treating an ingrown nail at home is quite possible. And not treating it can cause consequences and increase your pain. That’s why it’s important to know a few tips to properly treat your ingrown toenail at home. An ingrown toenail (also called onychocryptosis) occurs when the nail pushes against and into the skin of the […]

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What is a heel spur?

What is a heel spur?

1 September 2018 Orthopedy, Pain

A heel spur (also called a calcaneal spur) can be the source of many foot pains. Although a heel spur may be benign and may not necessarily affect your daily routine, it is important to know how to detect it. In fact, this symptom can be a precursor to plantar fasciitis and thus become quite […]

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Home treatments for foot and leg pain?

Home treatments for foot and leg pain?

13 May 2018 Pain

Many people suffer from frequent foot pain. However, there are several home treatments you can follow to relieve the pain. Regardless of where the foot pain occurs, it is possible to alleviate it, simply by listening to your body. Below are several home treatments for foot pain that will help make you more comfortable.   […]

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How do I treat my plantar fasciitis at home?

How do I treat my plantar fasciitis at home?

7 April 2018 Pain

Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia ligament located under the arch of the foot, extending from the heel to the toes. A common occurrence, this inflammation results in a pain or sensation similar to an elongation, stretching or tearing. Some people can even feel pins and needles under their heel! Several factors […]

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