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plantar fasciitis common treatment options

08 Feb: Plantar Fasciitis: 10 Common Treatment Options

One of the most common causes of pain in the heel of the foot is plantar fasciitis (Plan-tur Fas-e-I-tis). The plantar fascia is a thick band of tissues that is located on the bottom of the foot, connecting the heel bone to the toes. When this band of tissues becomes irritated and inflamed it is known as the plantar fasciitis.
achilles tendon heel pain

03 Jan: Achilles Tendon Pain: Don’t Delay Seeking Treatment

If the lower half of your calf hurts, you’re not alone. Over 200,000 people visit a doctor every year due to Achilles heel pain. While the Achilles tendon is very strong, it is not very flexible. When it is stretched too far the tendon can become inflamed, which is known as Achilles tendonitis, or it can tear.