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Heel Soreness The Causes, Signs Or Symptoms And Treatment Options

03/27/2015 16:09
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 condition is sometimes also known as a heel spur. Heel pain can also be caused by other factors, such as ...
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What Are The Main Causes And Treatments Of Achilles Tendonitis ?

03/06/2015 12:41
Overview Achilles tendonitis is one of the most common running injuries. The achilles tendon is the large tendon at the back of the ankle. It connects the calf muscles made up of the gastrocnemius and soleus to the heel bone or calcaneus. It provides the power in the push off phase of walking and...
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What Causes Plantar Fasciitis To Surface

01/16/2015 23:27
Overview The job of the plantar fascia is to aid the foot’s bone structure to absorb shock that happens during your gait (walking pattern). Even though it goes against common perception you can have a high-arch foot and get plantar fasciitis as well as the more common low-arch foot posture...
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What Triggers Painful Heel And Approaches To Eliminate It

01/13/2015 07:33
Overview Plantar fasciitis refers to an inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thick, fibrous band running along the sole of the foot. Such inflammation results from direct injury to the plantar fascia, usually, repeated trauma to the tissue where the fascia attaches to the calcaneus or heel bone....
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What Is Pain Under The Heel

01/09/2015 19:26
Overview The plantar fascia is a tough and flexible band of tissue that runs under the sole of the foot. It connects the heel bone with the bones of the foot, and acts as a kind of shock absorber to the foot. Sudden damage, or damage that occurs over many months or years, can cause tiny tears...
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Symptoms Of Acute Ankle Pain

01/02/2015 15:13
If your Heel Pain feels like a bruise or a dull ache, you may have metatarsalgia People with metatarsalgia will often find that the pain is aggravated by walking in bare feet and on hard floor surfaces. Pain in the ball of your foot can stem from several causes. Ball of foot pain is the pain felt...
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All About Achilles Tendinitis

12/15/2014 10:35
Overview Achilles tendinitis is very common among running athletes. The calf muscles attach to the calcaneus via the Achilles tendon. During running, the calf muscles help with the lift-off phase of gait. Repetitive forces from running combined with insufficient recovery time can initially cause...
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First blog

03/14/2014 14:51
Our new blog has been launched today. Stay focused on it and we will try to keep you informed. You can read new posts on this blog via the RSS feed.
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