Heel Pain 101

Getting A Steroid Injection: What You Can Expect

Steroid injections can be used to treat many different foot conditions, including arthritis, tendonitis, and plantar fasciitis. Steroid injections help to relieve inflammation and are typically very effective. They also work quickly, which is a plus. 

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Are Heel Spurs To Blame For My Heel Pain?

It is a question that podiatrists hear often and the truth is while bone spurs are common foot problem, heel spurs rarely cause pain. A bone spur is a small outgrowth of bone and a heel spur is just a bone spur that is located in the heel. Bone spurs are generally harmless. However, at times, their location may cause friction and discomfort from shoes or other foot structures, which can cause other foot problems.  

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What Is Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT)?

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy is a great treatment option for chronic plantar fasciitis. It is a non-invasive surgical treatment method that is safe and effective. 

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