Location of Foot Pain

Location of Foot Pain
Sometimes the location of our foot pain can help us determine what injury or condition is causing that pain. Here are the locations of the foot where the pain may be felt, and some of the corresponding injuries and conditions (some of which may be felt in more than one area): Top of Foot Pain in the ...

Arthritis of the Foot & Ankle

Arthritis of the Foot & Ankle
Arthritis occurs when certain joints in your body become painful, stiff and inflamed. The foot and ankle are two of the most common areas for arthritis to first develop. If you have arthritis of the foot and/or ankle, you will notice that walking, standing and other physical activities are difficult and painful. Types of Arthritis When it ...

Heel Spurs

Bone spurs are small growths on the underside of the heel that can come from strain on the foot muscles and ligaments, from stretching the band of tissue that connects the heel and the ball of the foot or by repeated tearing away of the membrane that lines the heel bone. The causes of these ...

Bad Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Advise Part 3

Steroid Shots Why Doctors Recommend It? Cortisone injections are used to help relieve pain caused by inflammatory conditions when medications and physiotherapy alone do not provide adequate relief. These conditions include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis, and bursitis. Cortisone works by reducing inflammation. It is injected directly into the affected area. Doctors may perform the procedure ...

Foot Arch Pain

Foot arch pain, or pain on the bottom of the foot can be caused by a number of problems. The arches of the foot control how the forces associated with activities like walking are transferred up and down the leg. If there is a problem with the foot arches or surrounding soft tissues, pain can ...

Causes of Heel Pain

Causes of Heel Pain
Heel pain causes all kinds of problems affecting day to day activities like walking, running and can even disturb sleep. Foot and ankle pain is a very common problem. The heel bone is the largest bone in the foot and it absorbs most of the impact when we are walking and running. Pain is usually ...

What You Don’t Know About High Heels

What You Don't Know About High Heels
Normal foot weight distribution is split evenly – 50% at the heel of the foot and 50% at the ball of the foot, with an elevation in the heel the weight distribution changes and 90% of the body weight is now concentrated in the ball of the foot and 10% in the heel. On a ...