Calf and hamstring tightness is a factor in patients with plantar fasciitis or heel pain.
New research suggests that not only is calf tightness a risk factor for developing plantar fasciitis and heel pain, but also hamstring tightness. This recent study published in the Jan. 2013 issue of Foot and Ankle International Journal confirms this. How can you prevent and treat this often disabling issue? Stretch both muscles in the back of the lower leg and thigh regularly.
Dr. Jerry Moczerniuk, PT, DPT is named Clinical Director of our new Manalapan Office
A 2009 graduate of the Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy at UMDNJ, Dr. Moczerniuk has been practicing at Sports Care and Physical Rehabilitation in Little Silver focusing on Orthopedic rehabilitation and musculoskeletal care. He also has a special interest in treating runners and the injuries associated with track athletes.
Our new practice brochures are in and ready for downloading HERE and for handing out to your family, friends and neighbors. Now all patients that complete their treatment receive a t-shirt with the winning slogan from last year's contest, "Leave Strong," submitted by Carylee Johnson.
*for new clients who haven't purchased a package in the past 6 mos.
Nicole Sanchez, certified personal trainer
db Orthopedic Physical Therapy, PC is the solo practice of Dr. David Bertone, PT, DPT, OCS. We specialize in the treatment of musculoskeletal problems and are the practice of choice for people with non-traumatic injury in Central NJ.