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Heel Spur or Plantar Fasciitis?

January 21, 2010 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis

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 [...]

“The Foot” A Funny Side to Plantar Fasciitis

December 21, 2009 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis

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 [...]

Stopping heel pain – Q&A with Dr. Manny

December 9, 2009 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis

Dr. Manny Alvarez is the Managing Editor of foxnewshealth.com. Since 1996, he has been the Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Science at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey. Additionally, Alvarez is Adjunct Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York University School of Medicine in New York City.
Here is [...]

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

October 3, 2009 by apainintheheel  
Filed under Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis

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 [...]