Overview The Achilles tendon is the tendon that attaches the gastrocnemius (calf muscles) to the calcaneus bone (back of the heel). It is important in activities that involve plantar flexion of the ankle (pushing down with the foot or doing heel raises). The Achilles tendon can get inflamed (tendinitis) or it can degenerate/wear out (tendinopathy) … Continue reading What Can You Do About Achilles Tendon Pain ?
Overview Some people have always had flat feet from a young age. Unfortunately as people reach their fifties they will suddenly have one foot with a flatter arch than the other foot. This situation is termed adult acquired flatfoot. Adult acquired flatfoot is a painful condition occurring in one foot. The common patient profile is … Continue reading What Is Pes Planus?
Overview A quarter of Americans have flat feet. While most people with flat feet don’t have serious problems as a result, for some, flat feet can cause disabling foot pain as well as knee pain, shin splints, Achilles tendinitis, and plantar fasciitis. A person with foot or leg pain should pay particular attention to whether … Continue reading Simple Methods To Deal With Fallen Arches
Overview Pain or strain in your foot arches is a common sports injury and often linked to inflammation of the plantar fascia, the shock absorption ligament along the bottom of each foot. The pain can also highlight underlying issues to do with the structure of your arches. Arch pain or arch strain, refers to an … Continue reading Pain In The Arches Causes Signs Or Symptoms And Therapies
Overview Arch pain is felt on the underside of your foot between the heel and ball. The purpose of the arch is to transfer your body weight from heel to toe, and pain is the result when the arch doesn?t function properly. Your foot actually contains two arches: the longitudinal arch which runs the length … Continue reading Dealing With Pain In The Arches
Overview There tend to be several additional items that could weaken the actual tendon (and thus move that quitting moment a bit closer). women are generally a lot more most likely compared to men for you to develop this condition, plus it normally takes place around the same moment as menopause (around age group 60 … Continue reading Will Adult Aquired FlatFoot Always Need In Order To Have Surgical Teatment ?
Overview A painful flat foot, as well as adult acquired flatfoot deformity, is really a progressive collapsing with the arch of the foot that develops as the posterior tibial tendon gets to be insufficient credited to various factors. Early phases might current with just pain over the posterior tibial tendon whereas advanced deformity usually leads … Continue reading What Is Adult Aquired FlatFoot ?
Overview The Achilles tendon reaches the back in the heel. It may be ruptured simply by sudden force about the foot or even ankle. In case your Achilles tendon will be ruptured you will be unable to climb onto tiptoe, and can have a flat-footed walk. It is extremely important to always be in a … Continue reading Causes Indications and Therapy For An Achilles Tendon Rupture
Overview Flat feet and fallen arches are terms used to describe lowering of the long inner arch of the foot. In the past, we thought that flat feet were a sign of a poorly developed or poorly structured foot. Now we know that people with flat feet function generally well and that flat feet don?t … Continue reading Pain In The Foot’s Arch Causes Symptoms And Solutions
Overview Plantar fasciitis continues to be widely used for the clinical syndrome of undersurface heel pain. However, the use of ‘itis’ denotes an inflammatory disorder. This is a misnomer as the pathology is not the result of excessive inflammation. Pathological changes are degenerative (but partially reversible) in nature, probably due to repetitive trauma. The plantar … Continue reading Pain In The Arches All You Need To Understand