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What Is Heel Spurs? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

What Is Heel Spurs? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Admin 27/02/2016 0
Heel spurs are common causes of heel pain among individuals. A heel spur is a bony growth that is attached to your calcaneus or heel bone and grows into the arch of your foot. Causes Of Heel SpursHeel spurs are caused by plantar fasciitis, which is an injury that involves inflammation or tears in the plantar fascia.The plantar fascia is a thick fibrous connective tissue band that starts from the heel bone and extends along your sole and stretches to your toes. The fascia prevents the arch of your foot from over-flattening, thus acting as a shock absorber.When plantar fasciitis is left untreated or if healing is delayed, your body will begin t...
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What Is Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

What Is Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Admin 27/02/2016 0
The tarsal tunnel is the canal that forms between a part of the ankle bone, at the bump on the inside of your ankle, also called the medial malleolus, and a band of ligaments across the foot called the flexor retinaculum.The tarsal tunnel has nerves, tendons and arteries inside that allow movement and flexibility of your foot. One nerve inside the tarsal tunnel is called the tibial nerve, which gives the sensation you get at the bottom of your foot. However, when this nerve is compressed or pinched, you may suffer from a condition called tarsal tunnel syndrome, also known as posterior tibial neuralgia. Causes Of Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Common ...
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What Is Peroneal Tenonditis? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

What Is Peroneal Tenonditis? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Admin 27/02/2016 0
A tendon is a thick fibrous band of tissue that connects a muscle to a bone. There are two tendons or peroneal tendons that run side by side in your foot, behind the outer ankle bone. These tendons are called peroneus brevis and peroneus longus.While one peroneal tendon attributes to the outer part of your midfoot, the other runs under your foot and attaches in close proximity to the inside of your arch. Your peroneal tendons are really important – they stabilize the ankle and foot and ensure your foot is safe from sprains and injuries.One type of a peroneal tendon injury is peroneal tendonitis, which is the irritation and inflammation of one...
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What Is Plantar Fasciitis? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

What Is Plantar Fasciitis? Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Admin 30/09/2014 0
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. Heel pain may also occur as a result of stress fractures, arthritis, tendonitis and occasionally, a cyst. Since there are several causes for heel pain, it is critical to get proper diagnosis to determine appropriate treatment.Plantar fasciitis involves inflammation and pain of the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is a thick band of tissue that connects your heel bone to your toes, running across the bottom of your foot. The plantar fascia first becomes irritated and then inflamed, thus causing heel pain.The condition may cause a stabbing pain when you make your first steps aft...
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