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  • Caring For Your Feet As You Age

    27 November 2014

    Elderly individuals (can be called geriatric) are susceptible to a number of foot specific conditions Some of these conditions can leave individuals disabled if they are not prevented and/or taken care of. Some of these common foot related conditions...

  • Achilles Tendonitis

    16 December 2014

    Overview Achilles tendonitis is a relatively common condition characterized by tissue damage and pain in the Achilles tendon. The muscle group at the back of the lower leg is commonly called the calf. The calf comprises of 2 major muscles, one of which...

  • Symptoms Of Football Inuries to the Foot and Ankle

    02 January 2015

    Did you know that redheads require 20% more general anesthesia than non-gingers before going under the knife? Often taken for granted, our feet and ankles are subjected to a rigorous workout everyday. Pain, such as may occur in our heels, alerts Pes Planus...

  • What Will Cause Heel Pain

    09 January 2015

    Overview If your first few steps out of bed in the morning cause severe pain in the heel of your foot, you may have plantar fasciitis, an overuse injury that affects the sole of the foot. A diagnosis of plantar fasciitis means you have inflamed the tough,...

  • What Brings About Heel Discomfort To Appear

    12 January 2015

    Overview Plantar fasciitis is a condition characterised by damage and inflammation to the plantar fascia (i.e. the connective tissue on the sole of the foot forming the inner arch. This usually occurs at the attachment of the plantar fascia to the heel...

  • What Is Heel Discomfort And How To End It

    16 January 2015

    Overview Plantar fasciitis was previously believed to be inflammation of the fascia near its insertion on the heel bone. The suffix (-itis) means inflammation. Studies, however, reveal that changes in the tissue associated with the injury are degenerative...

  • What Is Painful Heel And Ways To Treat It

    18 January 2015

    Overview The plantar fascia is a band of connective tissue that runs along the sole from the heel to the ball of the foot. One of its main roles is to keep the bones and joints in position. Bruising or overstretching this ligament can cause inflammation...

  • What Will Cause Tendonitis Of The Achilles ?

    08 March 2015

    Overview Achilles Tendinitis is the inflammation of the Achilles Tendon located in the heel, and is typically caused by overuse of the affected limb. Most often, it occurs in athletes who are not training with the proper techniques and/or equipment. When...

  • What Do Onion Seeds Look Like

    24 May 2014