Plantar Fasciitis – Heel Pain

The Plantar Fascia is a thick band of tissue running along the foot bottom and connecting the heel bone to the toes. Plantar fasciitis is a condition in which this tissue suffers pain and inflammation and is one of the major causes for heel pain. The person usually experiences stabbing pain, especially while taking the […]

Hallux Valgus – Removing the Pressure

The big toe in your foot is known as the Hallux. When it starts deviating inward towards the inner toe, the condition is termed as Hallux Valgus or, more commonly, a bunion deformity. When the deviation starts, a bump is slowly visible in the inner portion of the big toe above the metatarsal bone. The […]

Bunion Toe – Misalignment of Big Toe

A bunion is a localized enlargement at the big toe base found in the inner portion. There is often a misalignment of the big toe as well, with the toe moving outward towards the smaller toes. This is medially known as a hallux valgus deformity, as the normal position is straight forward. In case of […]

Achilles Tendinitis – Warm Up Warning

Achilles tendinitis impacts the Achilles tendon or the heel cord. The Achilles tendon is a very strong and large cord of the body running from the knee back to the heel and used for walking. It gives the foot the support to walk, as we would not be able to raise the heels without it. […]

Achilles Tendon Rupture – Risk for Athletes

Achilles tendon rupture usually occurs in those playing a lot of recreational sports. The injury is found in the back portion of the lower leg. The Achilles tendon connects the heel bone and the calf muscles. It is like a springy tissue above the heel and it enables you to extend the foot, so that […]

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