How To Prevent Posterior Calcaneal Spur

Overview Heel spurs are new bone that forms in response to stress to the heel. They serve to protect the bone against the development of microfractures. Spurs start out as cartilage and progress… Continue reading

What Can Cause Inferior Calcaneal Spur

Overview Heel spurs (calcaneal spurs) are protrusions (bumps) on the forward underside of the heel bone that can occur when the plantar tendon pulls excessively in the area where it attaches to the… Continue reading

Best Cure For Bursitis Of The Foot

Overview People suffering from heel bursitis may experience pain and tenderness around the affected soft tissue, pain that worsens with movement or pressure, and visible swelling or skin redness in the area of… Continue reading

How To Decrease Hammertoe Pain

Overview Hammer toes can result in pain and difficulty in moving the toe. Corns, calluses and blisters can occur from the rubbing of the contracted toe against the inside of the footwear. Both… Continue reading

Which Are The Principal Reasons For Overpronation Of The Foot

Overview In order to understand overpronation it is important to first know what pronation in the feet actually is. Pronation is a term used to describe the rolling mechanism of the feet when… Continue reading

Severs Disease Facts And Figures

Overview Sever?s disease is repetitive micro trauma or overuse of the heel in young athletes. Sever?s is caused by overloading the insertion of the Achilles tendon onto the calcaneus and the apophyseal growth… Continue reading

Do You Really Understand Heel Discomfort?

Overview One of the most common foot problems seen by physicians is Heel Pain. Heel pain that occurs in adult patients is most commonly caused by a condition known as plantar fasciitis. This… Continue reading

Achilles Tendinitis The Facts

Overview Your Achilles tendon is located at the back of your foot, just above your heel. It connects your heel to the two muscles of your calf and helps your foot push forward… Continue reading

What Exactly Will Cause Pain On The Heel

Overview Plantar fasciitis is a common foot disorder that affects more than two million people every year, especially runners. It is inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue on the… Continue reading

What Can Cause Heel Pain

Overview The plantar fascia is a strong, relatively inflexible, fibrous ligament band that runs through the bottom of the foot. That band helps to keep the complex arch system of the foot, absorb… Continue reading