Plantar Fasciitis

The number one reason medical professionals refer patients to Dave’s is Plantar Fasciitis. The Plantar Fascia is a band of connective tissue that runs from the metatarsal heads to the heel (calcaneus). The Plantar Fascia acts like a bowstring to prevent the arch from...

Runners Knee

One of the most common injuries in running is commonly known as Runner’s Knee. Also referred to as Patella Femoral Syndrome, Runner’s Knee is the result of damage to the cartilage on and/or the under the knee cap. Symptoms include pain just below the kneecap and/or...

Bunions

Doctors call that painful bump jutting out at the base of your big toe hallux valgus, but you might know it as a bunion. Bunions form when the bone or tissue at the joint at the bottom of the big toe moves out of place. Years of abnormal motion and pressure on the...

Achilles Tendonitis

As the name implies, Achilles Tendonitis is an inflammation of the tendon that connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. Symptoms include pain along the Achilles tendon during/after activity, swelling, reduced range of motion and tenderness to touch. It is not...