Heel Pain 101

Have You Tried A Brace to Help With Your Heel Pain?

Foot and ankle braces are very helpful for some people in relieving foot and ankle pain. If you are having heel pain, you may want to look into this treatment option. 

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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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Is Your Child Experiencing Heel Pain?

If your child begins experiencing heel pain, you may be surprised. Foot pain is often associated with older people or people who are very active or work in demanding positions, not with children. 

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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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Do I Really Need to See A Podiatrist for Heel Pain?

“Is heel pain really that serious?” People ask this question often and wonder if they should even see a doctor for their heel pain. So many people consider foot pain to be normal and it is just not. There is no reason for you to live in pain when you can see a podiatrist and get treatment.  

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Why Do I Have Morning Foot Pain?

Morning foot pain is actually pretty common and this question is one podiatrists get in the office all the time. Most of the time, morning foot pain fades when the patient gets out of bed and starts walking around and stretching the foot out. 

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Ultrasounds Can Be Helpful in Diagnosing Heel Pain

When people think of ultrasound machines, they typically think of using them to see a baby, but ultrasound machines can actually be used for many different things. 

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Is Weight Gain Causing My Heel Pain?

People often wonder if weight gain could be causing their foot pain. It is a question podiatrists are asked often. The answer to that question is both yes and no. Weight gain, in and of itself, does not cause heel pain, but it can definitely contribute to it.  

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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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