Pickleball is the new black—at least in the sports world. According to USA Pickleball, the sport’s national governing body, there are currently more than 150,000 active pickleball players in the US, and the number of pickleball court facilities has more than doubled over the last decade. For the uninitiated, pickleball is a hybrid of tennis, […]
Support the Foot Blog
Here at Support the Foot, helping people keep their feet healthy and happy is our passion. And we’re proud that our QUICK TAPE® foot support straps help thousands of patients every day—so they can play their favorite sports, gain fitness, and go about their daily lives without foot pain.
If there’s one other group who really […]
Whether your sport of choice is ultra running or gardening, occasional aches and pains are part of life. While serious or lingering injuries may call for a trip to the doctor’s office, minor pain and swelling can usually be managed at home. One of the most well-known DIY pain relief remedies is Epsom salt soaks.
Support the Foot Gives the Low-Down on QUICK TAPE & Foot Taping for Plantar Fasciitis on this Episode of eHealth Radio
Do you have foot pain? Anyone who has chronic discomfort in the feet knows how much it can impact your day-to-day life, preventing you from doing the things you love most. Lori Coates, founder of QUICK TAPE®, understands—she had to watch her son battle pain from plantar fasciitis for almost a decadel before they were […]
Aches and pains happen. Maybe someone your dad’s age can chalk it up to getting older, but you’re still in the prime of your life. So, what gives? While it is most likely something minor and treatable, there are many culprits that could be behind unexplained pain.
If you’ve ever asked yourself “what is causing my […]
Does your lower back ache at the end of every day, despite trips to the massage therapist or chiropractor? It’s a good possibility that your feet are the problem, not your back!
That’s because the feet are at the base of your body’s “kinetic chain,” and how well they work and move impacts how everything above […]
It starts as a vague, nagging pain just above your sock line. Then it feels like someone is kicking you in the shin bone. Pretty soon, every step feels like your shin is on fire. You have shin splints (you think), and they HURT.
Shin splints are an injury that seems to plague almost every runner […]
Our feet have one of the hardest jobs in the world. We rely on them to take us where we want to go, and in return we subject them to all sorts of hardship: perhaps you have a job that requires you to stand all day, you’re an avid hiker or marathon runner, or you […]
Kinesiology Tape vs. Athletic Tape vs. QUICK TAPE® Foot Support Straps: Which is better for plantar fasciitis?
You wake up, ready to start a new day. But as soon as your foot hits the floor, the pain reminds you that your plantar fasciitis is still there—and you have a full day of work and play ahead of you. Plantar fasciitis (also known as plantar fasciosis) is notoriously difficult to treat, as the […]
I had plantar fasciitis in both feet and the only thing that helped was taping them. This was real inconvenient, difficult and time consuming, but it worked to relieve the pain. The problem was that I wasn’t very diligent at taping my feet. So I came up with this simple strap that works better than […]