Overview Plantar fasciitis refers to an inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thick, fibrous band running along the sole of the foot. Such inflammation results from direct injury to the plantar fascia, usually, repeated trauma to the tissue where the fascia attaches to the calcaneus or heel bone. The plantar fascia is critical in maintaining … Continue reading Pain In The Foot’s Arch What Are The Triggers ?
Overview The Achilles tendon, as well as calcaneal tendon, is actually a large ropelike band of fibrous tissue in the again of the ankle that connects the actual powerful calf muscles to the heel bone (calcaneus). Sometimes known as the heel cord, it will always be the largest tendon within the human body. When the … Continue reading What Are the causes Associated With A Ruptured Achilles Tendon?
Overview Rupture of Achilles tendon is the most common among those taking place in the lower extremities, being twice as common in men than in women between 30-50 years old and usually caused while doing sport. There are some risk factors such as age or chronic treatments based on corticosteroids or antibiotics when belonging to … Continue reading Ruptured Achilles Tendon Fallacies