23 03, 2020

What Causes a Heel Spur?

By |2020-03-23T23:17:47+00:00March 23rd, 2020|

Heel spurs are caused by chronic plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the plantar fascia, which is the fibrous band of tissue that connects the toes to the heel bone. The plantar fascia serves as the padding for the bottom of the foot. All the pressure form the body's weight is on the [...]

18 03, 2020

What is a Bunion?

By |2020-03-18T17:25:48+00:00March 18th, 2020|

Bunions can interfere with daily activities like walking and exercising. Many women have this deformity of the joint at the base of the big toe. Bunions develop when the bone of the big toe turns pointing toward the smaller toes. This makes the joint to pop out, causing a bulge on the inner side of [...]

17 03, 2020

Common Causes and Treatments for Foot Pain and Soreness

By |2020-03-17T23:21:19+00:00March 17th, 2020|

Foot pain and soreness are common people over the age of 50 because people start losing their fat padding on the bottom of their foot. Areas such as the ball and heel of the foot bear most of the body’s weight and are protected by fat pads that are thick. However, these fat pads start [...]

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 [...]

1 10, 2019

Stretches to Relieve Foot Pain

By |2019-10-01T19:15:55+00:00October 1st, 2019|

One of the most common causes of foot pain is Plantar Fasciitis. This is an inflammation of the plantar fascia, which is a ligament(fibrous connective tissue) at the bottoms of the feet that connects the heel and toes. This condition is common with runners, elders, overweight or obese people, or pregnant women. Because of overuse [...]

25 09, 2019