Heel pain and back pain can be related secondary to the abnormal functioning of the foot. A pronated or collapsed foot can cause heel pain as well as back pain. If you tend to walk with more weight on the inside of your foot, then you may have a pronated foot. This abnormality can contribute […]
Charlie Alexander, a triathlete, came to my South Florida podiatry office for plantar fasciitis treatment after not being able to participate in his favorite pastime for over a year and a half due to constant foot and heel pain. The final straw was when he could not even get out of bed because of the pain in his heels.
Heel Pain Has Many Causes In our pursuit of healthy bodies, pain can be an enemy. In some instances, however, it is of biological benefit. Pain that occurs right after an injury or early in an illness may play a protective role, often warning us about the damage we’ve suffered. When we sprain an ankle,
Ever had a run that felt more like a hobble? If you’ve ever experienced that pesky heel pain during or after a run, you’re not alone. It’s a common issue that can turn a refreshing jog into a painful slog. But don’t hang up your running shoes just yet! In this article, we’re going to