5 03, 2020

Hammer, Mallet, and Claw Toes

By |2020-03-05T00:31:36+00:00March 5th, 2020|

Hammer, mallet, and claw toes are types of deformed toes. The toes are bent into a weird position and may cause pain. These conditions usually affect the smaller toes, not on the big toe. A hammertoe is when the toe bends downward at the middle toe joint. This causes the middle toe joint to rise [...]

2 03, 2020

Diabetes and Foot Pain

By |2020-03-02T18:51:12+00:00March 2nd, 2020|

People with diabetes have an increased risk of different kinds of foot problems. The 2 main complications that cause foot problems in diabetics are peripheral artery disease (PAD) and peripheral neuropathy. Diabetic foot problems occur due to the decreased sensation from nerve damage as well as the lack of oxygen delivery to the feet caused [...]

21 02, 2020

Heel Spur or Plantar Fasciitis?

By |2020-02-21T00:40:13+00:00February 21st, 2020|

Does your heel hurt? You may think that you have a heel spur because you feel sharp stabbing pain at the bottom of your foot. You may be suffering more likely from plantar fasciitis than heel spur. In most cases, heel pain is caused by plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of [...]

29 10, 2019

Types of Plantar Fasciitis

By |2019-10-29T00:30:26+00:00October 29th, 2019|

Plantar Fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia, the fibrous band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes. This causes pain in the arch of the foot, specifically the heel area. All people even with different foot types can get plantar fasciitis. People with high foot arches or flat feet are [...]

15 10, 2019

Common Mistakes by People with Plantar Fasciitis

By |2019-10-15T22:44:39+00:00October 15th, 2019|

There are many ways to treat or try to relieve foot pain caused by plantar fasciitis. They may seem easy to do, but it’s also easy to do them wrong. Even if you think you’re doing the right thing, theses common mistakes might just make the pain worse. Icing too often, for too long Prolonged [...]

10 10, 2019

Risk Factors of Plantar Fasciitis

By |2019-10-10T18:55:02+00:00October 10th, 2019|

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of foot pain. When the fibrous tissue at the bottoms of your feet called the plantar fascia is put under strain and pressure, it develops tiny tears and becomes inflamed. This condition is attributed to several factors below. Flat Feet - People who have flat feet [...]

7 10, 2019

Heel Pain DO’s and DON’Ts

By |2019-10-07T18:50:14+00:00October 7th, 2019|

The most common cause of heel pain is Plantar Fasciitis. This is the inflammation of the band of tissue at the bottoms of the feet. Stabbing pain is usually felt in the morning while stepping out of the bed, or when standing up after sitting for a long period of time. This condition is common [...]