Plantar Fasciitis. Who is at Risk?

Plantar fasciitis occurs when you have a great deal of tension and stress on the area. Small tears will occur, and when this happens repeatedly, it can lead to complications. If you notice that you are experiencing a stabbing pain near the heel or discomfort after you wake up or stand for long periods, chances […]

Taking Control of Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is a painful condition and can cause extreme discomfort. There are many reasons why this condition may afflict you, and the most common are walking barefoot, not having the proper arch support, high impact activity, weight gain, or arthritis. If you have weak muscles in your ankles that will cause this condition as […]

Bursitis Can Cause Heel Pain

The inflammatory condition called bursitis frequently affects the shoulder, knee, hip, and elbow. However, it can also strike in the heel area behind the Achilles tendon causing symptoms that are similar to tendonitis, but it’s not an inflamed tendon that is causing the heel pain. Instead, the bursal sacs that are behind the Achilles tendon […]