Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Rozelle Physio
(Read to the end of the article if you have heel pain and would like to have a free initial consultation with a physiotherapist) Heel pain caused by plantar fasciitis is a condition we commonly treat at Rozelle Physiotherapy. The plantar fascia is a band of connective tissue that runs from the base of the heel to the toes. The plantar fascia supports the arch of the foot and acts like a spring during normal walking. What Causes Plantar Fasciitis? When there is too much load placed on the p...

What’s the benefit of taping for neck pain

Taping is thought to have more of a neuro-physiological effect versus a actual mechanical effect on tissues. K-tape can benefit patients due to increased proprioception and increased postural stability. Taping can also affect blood circulation to the area by providing continuous stimulation to the skin and subcutaneous tissues. When we have a sore area what do we do? Generally we rub it. The tactile pressure and stimulation of the receptors in our skin make us feel better. The tape provide...