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Living with chronic fatigue syndrome 

June 5th, 2019

  Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a disorder characterized by extreme fatigue or tiredness that doesn’t go away with rest and can’t be explained by an underlying medical condition. Causes of this condition are not well understood, however, certain factors like infection, psychological stresses or a combination of varying factors are implicated. This lack of a single

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Plantar Fasciitis Great Neck & Farmingdale, NY

How can I manage my Achilles pain?

May 29th, 2019

Pain in the Achilles tendon is a condition which occurs when the large tendon that runs down the back of your lower leg becomes irritated and inflamed.  The Achilles tendon connects your calf muscles to your heel bone and is used when you walk, run, climb stairs, jump, and stand on your tip toes.  Although

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Tips for managing plantar fasciitis

May 22nd, 2019

  The plantar fascia is a broad, flat ligament that travels from the base of the heel bone to the ball of the foot, and its purpose is to help support the longitudinal arch of the foot. Overstretching of the plantar fascia can cause injury and inflammation, resulting in plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis can have

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