Category: – Legs and Feet

Category: – Legs and Feet

Inflammation and Diet
Image February 25, 2017 - Arms and Hands,- Back and Pelvis,- Legs and Feet,- Neck and Shoulders,Nutrition Brian Fulton

Last updated Friday, March 10, 2017(*Click on the many links provided in this article to take you to evidence-based videos to learn more about the role of diet in inflammation, and to examine the supporting evidence.) The Role Of Diet in Inflammation Inflammation is the root cause of many of the conditions that I treat
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Dealing with Plantar Fasciitis
Image September 11, 2014 - Legs and Feet,Managing Common Conditions Brian Fulton

Last updated Tuesday, January 24, 2017  Plantar Fasciitis The plantar fascia, as seen above, is the flat band ligament that connects your heel bone to your toes. It supports the arch of your foot. If your plantar fascia is subject to stress, it can become inflamed. (This is where the ‘itis’ comes in.) The inflammation
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Nocturnal Leg Cramps
Image February 6, 2012 - Legs and Feet,Managing Common Conditions Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  Nocturnal leg cramps are a complaint that I’ve heard from several of my clients.  Nocturnal myoclonus is a sudden, involuntary contraction of the calf muscles that occurs during the night, or while at rest.  These cramps can affect persons in any age group, but they tend to occur more
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Treating and Avoiding Shin Splints
Image February 6, 2012 - Legs and Feet,Exercise,Injury Prevention,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  One common running injury is  “shin splints”, a phrase that really tells you nothing.  As with most body pain, inflammation is involved and needs to be minimized.  In the case of shin splints, inflammation is occurring in a muscle compartment that has little room for expansion, and it is
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