heel pain

Achilles Tendon Injuries

The Achilles tendon injury can be both acute and gradual. The tendon can be torn by stopping and starting suddenly from sports such as tennis, basketball, volleyball, soccer, or football. Achilles tendinopathy or tendinosis may result from overuse of repetitive micro injuries. Rupture of the tendon is more common in... Continue reading

Painful Heel and Arch

Heel and arch pain are the most common foot complaints of individuals over the age of 40. The group that most commonly experiences heel and arch pain consist of middle-aged women. In addition, active athletes and people working on hard surfaces or walking great distances are susceptible to plantar fascitis and developing heel spurs or sore arches..... Continue reading

Orthotics for Foot Pain

Foot, arch and heel pain are common complaints at some time during our adult life. The feet take a considerable amount of stress every day. Included in this stress are poor fitting shoes, biomechanical problems and the surface we stand on daily. One effective action patients can take is to utilize...... Continue reading

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