plantar fasciitis

Ask the Running Doc: What Is the Fastest Way to Get Rid of Plantar Fasciitis?

It’s running season, and in the interest of making sure you can run your best this year, the team at Capitol Rehab of Arlington is putting on its running doc hat to answer your frequent questions. First question up: What is the fastest way to get rid of plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is pain, basically …

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Marathon training

Close to the Finish Line: How to Prevent Late-Stage Marathon Training Injuries

Marathon training is a unique adventure in its own right. While running is good for the body, running marathons isn’t. The term “hitting the wall” in marathon running is not supposed to be literal, but it feels like it. Hitting the wall means that your body has decided to shut down due to a lack of …

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Stupid Medicine, Part 3: Plantar Fasciitis

Truth be told, plantar fasciitis, the latest entry into stupid medicine, isn’t as mind-numbingly stupid as some other conditions that we have covered and will cover in the stupid medicine annals. But it’s still pretty stupid. For instance, here’s a look at WebMd.com’s list of the most common causes of plantar fasciitis: • Common if you …

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Dr. Beck Completes His Second Active Release Technique Certification

Capitol Rehab of Arlington is pleased to announce that Dr. Edward Beck has completed his Upper Extremity protocols for Active Release Technique certification, and is now certified in both Upper and Lower Extremity protocols, broadening his knowledge of a variety of soft tissue injuries. Active Release Technique is described as “a patented, state of the …

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