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A Guide to Achilles Tendonitis

A Guide to Achilles Tendonitis

Having pain in the back of your heel and up the back of the ankle is terrible.  You know those first few steps in the morning are going to be tough.  You can feel yourself limp when you walk on Esch Rd beach because with every step the pain is there.   Forget going on...

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Guide to Plantar Fasciitis

Guide to Plantar Fasciitis

Walking was once enjoyable, now you dread the thought of it.   At the park, you’re looking for the nearest chair so you don’t have to stand.  You have become hesitant to run on the TART trail or play with your kids.   Shoes become a necessity, even in the summer!  ...

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Guide to Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Dysfunction

Guide to Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Dysfunction

How long have you noticed yourself sitting down into a chair differently? You used to be able to pop right up from a chair, now it’s a chore.  You’re out on the beach, and bending forward to pick up a Petoskey stone is out of the question, in fact, all bending motions...

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