Arch Pain & Shin Splints

What Causes Arch Pain

The causes of arch pain are many, nerve entrapment, ligament tear, muscle injury, tight calf muscles, ill-fitting shoes, or plantar fasciitis. Believe it or not, arch pain left untreated can lead to knee, hip and low back pain due to compensation in your gait. It is a form of heel pain or foot pain you many want to read more about.

Treating and Preventing Arch Pain

As you can see from “what causes arch pain” there are many potential reasons for the pain. Treating and preventing runs from simple home stretching to orthotics and physical therapy. Make your appointment today and put yourself back on the path to pain-free walking.

What a Shin Splint is and its Symptoms

Shin splints are also called tibial stress syndrome.

Typical Causes:

Shin splints can be very painful and debilitating to a weight loss or exercise regime you may have.

Treating and Preventing Shin Splints

Once you have shin splints you must let your body heal. Rest and ice are the two keys to this. Additionally, anti-inflammatories and some foot and lower leg exercises will help the healing process, as well as, preventing them from returning. Custom Orthotics may also be in order to control the geometry of your foot as you walk and run. Physical therapy may also be in order, but that is not likely.

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