Treatments That Might Help Heel Pain From Bursitis

Heel pain is a fairly common complaint and it has several causes. It can affect you if you're sedentary or if you run daily and push yourself in physical activities. One condition that can develop is bursitis in your heel. Bursitis is an inflammation in the protective fluid-filled tissue that protects your heel joint and tendons. When it is inflamed due to overuse or injury, your heel can be painful, swollen, red, and feel hot to the touch.   Read More...

Cheerleading And Broken Heels Often Go Hand-In-Hand

Cheerleading is a sport that is more difficult than it may seem. Competitive cheering requires some very difficult routines and high-flying jumps. As a result, it is possible for some cheerleaders to suffer from severe heel damage. This kind of damage may lead to a broken heel. Thankfully, it is possible to avoid this kind of pain. Heel Fractures Occur With Fall Damage Heel or calcaneal fractures are typically not a common problem that impacts most people.   Read More...

Morton's Neuroma: A Runner's Foot Pain

If you are a jogger or runner, you already know this is a sport that can wreak havoc with your joints, particularly your knee and hips joints. But running can also cause problems with your feet. One of those problems is a condition podiatrists call Morton's neuroma. Here is what you need to be aware of. What Are The Symptoms of Morton's Neuroma? Usually, the bottom of the foot won't outwardly appear as anything is wrong.   Read More...

Sock (And Shoe) It To 'Em: Foot Care For Summer Runners

With the long, bright days that warm weather brings firmly in place, you might be thinking that it's a great time to boost your summer workout routine with some outdoor running (or jogging, or walking, depending on the state of your joints). While summer is definitely the season of fun, taking your workout outside can be bad news for your feet if you're not careful with them. So if you're looking for a few ways to have your outdoor fun without ending up with tired, swollen, or even damaged feet, then here's what you need to know.   Read More...

Why Take A Trip To A Podiatrist's Office?

It seems that individuals do not think of their feet until they are in a lot of pain. The problem is that if you are having pain in your feet, you could very possibly be having pain elsewhere. Taking care of your feet should be one of the top priorities in your health, and yet very few people take the time to have their feet looked at by a podiatrist. There are many different aspects of life that your feet are impacting and you may not even know it.   Read More...