Nilssen Orthopedics, the industry leading dedicated foot and ankle orthopedic sports medicine center, is incredibly proud to announce the launch of its brand new website. In addition to acting as a digital resource for both current and prospective clients, the site is designed from the ground up to be an informational hub to educate visitors regarding important topics that are integral to their overall health and safety.

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Many of the common running injuries occur because of overtraining, overuse, a biomechanical flaw in body motion and structure, improper shoes, or a combination of all of them. While you should always apply common sense when running, below are five practical running injury prevention tips you can put in place on your next run this fall.

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Plantar fasciitis is a foot condition that occurs when you have inflammation and discomfort of the plantar fascia, which is a tendon on your foot. If you have pain on your heels when you walk or stand, you might have this condition. There are a variety of treatment options available, including things you can do at home, therapies provided by a podiatrist, and surgery in the less common occasion it leads to that. (more…)

Do you suffer from pain in your heel, particularly when standing or walking and first thing in the morning? If so, there’s a good chance you have a condition called plantar fasciitis. While a common condition of the foot, doctors remind patients not to ignore their symptoms and to get treatment. That said, there are non-surgical, conventional treatment methods available that often help people recover from plantar fasciitis in a few months.

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Plantar fasciitis, which is a condition that leads to moderate to severe pain in the heels of your feet, is often a debilitating ailment. This is one of the more common foot conditions that affects the heels and is caused by inflammation and tension of the plantar fascia tendon. (more…)