Heel Pain 101

What Can Be Done To Treat Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the ligament in the bottom of the foot called the plantar fascia. Heel pain is among the most common of foot problems and plantar fasciitis is a common cause. 

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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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Causes of Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain. It is an inflammation of the connective tissue called the plantar fascia that runs from the base of the toes, across the arch of the foot, and inserts into the heel bone. 

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Should I Use Over-the-Counter Inserts for Heel Pain?

This is a great question and it is one podiatrists hear all the time. Patients want to know if they should buy those shoe inserts they see advertised on television and hanging on the racks at their local drugstore. They also want to know if those inserts will actually work. 

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The Basics of Heel Pain

Heel pain is a common complaint among podiatry patients. Plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis are both frequent offenders. Patients also come in suffering from heel problems like heel fissures, stress fractures, calcaneus fractures, Haglund’s deformity or calluses.  

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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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Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain. Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia, the connective tissue that stretches from the base of the toes, across the arch of the foot, to the point in which it inserts at the heel bone. 

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The Benefits and Risks of Dry Needling

Dry needling is a relatively new treatment for chronic plantar fasciitis. It is a minimally invasive treatment that can typically be done in a podiatrist’s office in about 15 to 20 minutes. 

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The Best Shoes For Women

Women are much more likely to develop foot problems due to ill-fitting shoes than men. Ill-fitting shoes can aggravate conditions like plantar fasciitis and Haglund’s deformity as well as many other foot problems. Shoes that do not fit correctly are also a major factor in developing blisters, calluses and bunions

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