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
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
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