Michael Silva: Battling Plantar Fasciistis

Michael Silva, a physical therapist, exercise physiologists and certified strength and conditioning specialists, offers another helpful tip for track and field and cross-country athletes. Michael is the founder and president of Foundation Performance, one of New England's top providers of orthopedic physical therapy and performance enhancement services.  Michael and his staff have treated hundreds of athletes with their injuries, including some world-class talent. Four of his clients competed at the 2012 London Olympics - Molly Huddle (USA), Kim Smith (New Zealand), Stephanie Reilly (Ireland) and Ava Hutchinson (Ireland). Foundation Performance is located on 545 Pawtucket Avenue in Pawtucket, R.I. Michael has also opened up a new facility at 25 Taunton Street in Plainville, Mass.

This week's tip:Battling Plantar Fasciitis.