How To: Treat heel spurs in sports medicine

Treat heel spurs in sports medicine

Heel spurs are a very painful condition of the foot and occurs over time. Heel spurs often feel like you are walking on a pebble. Deal with the nagging heel spur injury with stretching, foot care and other methods. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this video on health and rehab.

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Occurs under foot pad
Use orthotics
Use ultrasound on the area
Stretch calf muscle

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Mr. Paine is well known physical therapist with the Roger Clemens Institute at Memorial Hospital. After getting his degree in physical therapy from Texas Women's University he trained for several years under David Drez, MD, a renowned surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He has been a rehab consultant for the Houston Rockets, Houston Astros and NASA. He has given hundreds of presentations in his career in the US and abroad and has published many chapters in text books and papers in peer review journals.

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