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Treatment for Haglund’s Deformity

Haglund’s deformity, also known as Haglund’s syndrome or “pump bump,” is a condition characterized by a bony enlargement on the back of the heel. This prominence can cause irritation and inflammation of the soft tissues around the Achilles tendon, including the bursa (a fluid-filled sac that helps reduce friction between the tendon and the bone). […]

Turf Toe Taping

Turf toe is a common sports-related injury that primarily affects the big toe. It is named “turf toe” because it often occurs when athletes play sports on artificial turf surfaces, which can be unforgiving and place significant stress on the foot. Turf toe is essentially a sprain of the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint, which is the […]


The FixToe device is becoming a popular product to treat a plantar plate tear and other causes of metatarsalgia. Links: You can purchase the FixToe device here:FixToe for Plantar Plate (Australia health professionals)Fix Toe (Australia Consumer) Also Available at Amazon:FixToe (USA); Fix Toe (Canada); Fix Toe (Mexico); FixToe (Australia)

Strapping for Plantar Plate Tear

One of the more effective ways of treating a plantar plate tear is to use taping or strapping to prevent dorsiflexion. This does need to be used for an extended period of time to allow for the plantar plate to heel. For more, see: How to tape a plantar plate tear

Heel Fat Pad Atrophy Treatment