Excruciating heel pain is usually caused by a number of things, and among those are plantar fasciitis and heel spurs. Plenty of doctors and patients alike confuse the conditions heel spur and plantar fasciitis. While they are related to each other, the aren’t the same conditions. Around 70 percent of patients who have plantar fasciitis [...]
Years of walking and running can wear down our feet, and can be hard on our heels. Likewise, poor circulation, improperly trimmed toenails, disease and tight fitting shoes all contribute to pain in the heel.
Massage with water
This treatment is ideal for any type of foot or heel pain and only needs a container of hot [...]
Heel pain is a common complaint among lots of people, and one of the most common causes for the condition is plantar fasciitis. It is important to remember, though, that not all cases of pain in heel are caused by plantar fasciitis. There are other underlying conditions which may cause the pain, thus an accurate diagnosis of the [...]
Do you think plantar fasciitis can’t have a funny side? Think it doesn’t affect those around you? I’ve got a story that proves that both of those assumptions are nonsense. Here’s a true story that a friend of mine told me.
I used to be the Firm Administrator for a high-end, national accounting firm. I had [...]
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BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ — If you have a foot or ankle problem, you are not feeling the pain alone. Four out of every five Americans suffer some sort of [...]
Plantar Fasciitis? What the heck is plantar fasciitis? Yeah, funny looking word, huh? Weird spelling too. Well, Plantar Fasciitis (sometimes mispelled as Plantar Fascitis) is an irritation of the tendon on the bottom of the foot, called the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia tendon runs from the heel of the foot to the ball of [...]