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.
Bones and joints usually have a protective system called the synovial bursae to prevent simple injuries. These are small sacs filled with lubricating synovial fluid and lined with synovial membrane. The bursa’s job is to protect and cushion the … Read More
Heel pain is very common. Most often, it occurs under or at the back of the heel, although it can also affect the sides of the heel.
Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of pain felt under the heel. … Read More
According to the childhood song, “Dem Bones,” the toe bone is connected to the heel bone. That might be a fine primer for a first grader, but in fact, the anatomy of the foot is incredibly complex. And when the … Read More