Are you physically active, or do you use your feet often? If so, you may have experienced a little heel pain now and then. Even though it is common, heel pain may indicate something more serious. Fortunately, there are ways … Read More
Is It Normal to Have Pain in the Heels After Exercising?
When you put on your sneakers and go on your daily jog or run, you can’t help but feel good about yourself. However, high-impact exercise can result in heel pain.
Pain in one or both heels after exercise is often … Read More
The Different Types of Arthritis That Can Cause Foot Pain
Complications of Heel Pain
Do you wake up to foot pain in the morning? When you exercise, do you find yourself having to power through heel pain or stop entirely?
Pain is how your body tells you that something is wrong. When it comes … Read More
Physical Conditions Shoe Inserts Can Alleviate
Shoe inserts aim to make our running, walking, or standing more comfortable. They can also alleviate or correct symptoms of podiatric problems that you may have. They are either store-bought or customized to the type of foot you have. Your … Read More
Treatments for Heel Spurs
A heel spur is a bony growth that usually forms when the plantar fascia – which is the thick band of tissue that connects your heel to your toes – separates from the heel bone and therefore causes inflammation, as … Read More
Symptoms of Heel Spurs
What is Achilles Tendonitis?
The Achilles tendon is the long band of tissue that connects the leg’s calf muscle to the heel bone. It is also referred to as the calcaneal tendon, since the scientific name for the heel bone is calcaneus.
Avid runners … Read More
When Should You See a Doctor for Heel Pain?
What are the Symptoms of Heel Bursitis?
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