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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Tips for Shoe Shopping

Some people love to shop for shoes and make a day of it with their friends, others absolutely despise it and see it as a chore. Either way, it is an important task and there are some things you should be looking for when out shopping for shoes. 

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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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Getting Ready to Buy New Shoes? Here Are Some Tips for Heel Pain Sufferers

When you are experiencing heel pain, one of the most important parts of your treatment is getting into appropriate, well-fitting footwear. If you are not wearing shoes that give your feet good support, it is going to be difficult to get rid of your foot pain.  

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Is Your Job Hard on Your Heels?

Many people work at jobs that put a lot of pressure on their feet. Many jobs require hours of standing, sometimes on hard surfaces like concrete floors. Some jobs require a lot of lifting, stooping, and bending, which puts pressure on your feet and heels as well. 

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Keep Your Heels Healthy this Summer

There are a lot of hazards out there for out feet during the summer. People tend to go barefoot or wear flip-flops or sandals often, which can cause a variety of problems.  

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Do Your Wear High Heels Often?

Women who wear high heels often put a lot of unnatural strain on their feet and toes. One result of frequent high heel use is Haglund’s deformity. Haglund’s deformity is also known as the “pump bump” because it occurs so often among those who wear pumps or high heels regularly. 

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Choosing Shoes

Shoe selection is a very important part of keeping your feet pain free. So, we have a few tips on picking out new shoes. 

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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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Treatment Options for Pediatric Heel Pain

Heel pain in children is common, but that doesn’t mean it should be ignored. Foot pain is never normal and should always be evaluated by a doctor and treated appropriately. 

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