CARMEL, Ind. /ScoopCloud/ -- An idea for a new medical device for foot pain surfaced when podiatrist Dr. Patrick DeHeer suffered from posterior tibial tendonitis - a common foot and ankle problem - after taking up running. Since traditional treatment options weren't efficient or effective enough, DeHeer and his partners formed IQ Med LLC and developed The Equinus Brace.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Dr. Ed Davis, San Antonio podiatrist, states that heel pain is often caused by plantar fasciitis which is an inflammatory condition of the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is a tough fibrous band of tissue that starts in the heel bone and goes forward across the arch to attach to the bases of the toes.