Heel Pain 101

Take Precautions Against Running Injuries

Running is a popular pastime both as a sport and for health enthusiasts. Running can be a lot of fun and great way to get exercise. However, avid runners should be careful to avoid injuries to the feet and ankles.  

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Buying Shoes for Golfing

If you play golf often, you may have experienced heel pain due to uncomfortable golf shoes.  

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Common Foot and Heel Injuries Among Swimmers

Swimming carries risks with it just like any sport. It is a great non-impact exercise, but it still puts strain on the feet and ankles. 

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What is Heel Spur Syndrome?

Heel spur syndrome is basically just another name for plantar fasciitis, which is an inflammation of the plantar fascia.  

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Have You Requested A Free Copy of Heel Pain 101?

If you haven't requested a free copy of Dr. Matthew D. Neuhaus's book, Heel Pain 101: Why Your Feet Say Ouch! When You Get Out of Bed in the Morning, yet, you should! 

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What to do if you Suspect a Stress Fracture in the Heel

Stress fractures are a common overuse injury. They occur frequently in sports and in runners. They also can occur if you suddenly increase an exercise routine or if you are on your feet a lot at work. 

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About Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the ligament in the bottom of the foot. More specifically, the connective tissue, called the plantar fascia, which stretches from the toes across the arch of the foot and inserts into the heel bone, becomes inflamed or tight, causing intense pain.  

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About Achilles Tendon Ruptures and Surgery

The Achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the body. However, it can still rupture and it can be a very serious injury. 

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Sports Injuries and Heel Pain

Several common causes of heel pain, such as plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis, are also common sports injuries. 

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Symptoms of Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles tendonitis is a common cause of heel pain. It is an inflammation of the Achilles tendon. 

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