Your heels help to keep you steady by bearing and distributing your body weight across your foot. When you suddenly develop pain in one of your heels, it may be due to a heel spur.
Your feet play an important role in bearing and balancing your weight while transporting you to wherever you want to go. The foot is a complex structure comprising 26 small bones and 33 tiny joints, including multiple muscles, tendons, and … Read More
The ankles bear the weight of our entire body, and they must bend and twist however we please. Because they are so stable, we tend to take our ankles for granted until they start causing us to feel pain.
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One of the most common foot issues affecting people is bunions. A bunion is a protrusion of the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint at the base of the big toe. Women are especially prone to developing bunions due to footwear that forces … Read More
Whenever you train for a sport or participate in a sport, your focus is on how to get better and better. In the process, you may forget the strain it could have on your feet and ankles.
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Tendonitis can be a painful condition which is caused by inflammation or irritation of a tendon. It can occur anywhere in the body, but it most commonly occurs in the feet and ankles.
Overuse, repetitive movements, or overstretching can result … Read More
The foot is made up of 26 bones. With so many bones, and some quite delicate, it can make them vulnerable to injury. In fact, one in every ten bone fractures happen in the foot. Treatment for fractures and the … Read More
Peroneal tendonitis is a condition that develops when the peroneal tendons in your legs are inflamed. It is an overuse injury usually caused by the tendons in the legs rubbing against bone which results in inflammation. As a reaction to … Read More