Heel Pain 101

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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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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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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What Is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis, also known as heel spur syndrome, causes the vast majority of heel pain.  

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Simple At-Home Treatment Options For Calcaneal Apophysitis

Calcaneal apophysitis, also known as Sever’s disease, is the most common cause of heel pain in children and is most often seen in children between the ages of 8 and 14.  

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Treatments For Haglund’s Deformity

Haglund’s deformity, also known as the “pump bump,” is an enlargement of the bone on the back of the heel. Treatments for Haglund’s deformity usually consist of non-surgical methods that focus on reducing the inflammation of the bursa.  

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