Valley Rehab Center: Tendonitis and Sports


2. Level If you feel your arches “tipping in” or “pushed out”, then the support is wrong for you.Too much support will restrict your foot and give the feeling you’re tipped out. Too little support may feel like your foot is caving in and give the tipped in feeling. The proper pair will feel balanced and level. 3. Size Running shoes should have ample toe room, but secure from the ball of the foot to the heel. Your feet will splay out over time and it’s not uncommon to go up in size. Running shoes won’t break in, so they need to feel like they fit the second you put them on.

Problems with running increase as we age and are a leading cause of falls and disability in older adults. At least 20% of adults over 65 have problems with running.This further increases to 50% in adults 85 years old and older. Problems with running are not always a direct consequence of getting older. Rather, they are the effects of other conditions that beecome more common and severe with age. One thing that can be done to help with problems running is to invest in a proper pair of running shoes. Here are the 3 most important things about your running shoes: 1. Break in Period If you’re trying on shoes that feel heavy, stiff, clunky or not just right they likely are the wrong shoes for you. The right pair will feel comfortable as soon as you put them on: light weight, cushioned, and balanced.


Relieve Leg Pain In Minutes Try this movement if you are experiencing pain.

Loosens Stiff Legs


BUTTERFLY STRETCH While in a sitting position, bend your knees and place the bottom of your feet together. Next, slowly let your knees lower towards the floor until a stretch is felt at your inner thighs.


LaserTherapy isanon-invasive,safe,andeffective treatment modality where light is used to relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and promote wound healing and soft tissue repair. The typical course of treatment is 10-minutes, depending on the size of the area being treated. Acute conditions may be treated daily, particularly if they are accompanied by significant pain. More chronic problems respond better when treatments are received 2 to 3 times a week. Call to Schedule a Free Screen!

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