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How to Heal Heel Pain

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP

Heel pain is a common complaint that can have several causes. This type of pain can affect your ability to stand and walk due to the pressure on the sore area. And at times, if your feet hurt you might feel like you hurt all over. Your normal activities can be greatly affected if you are unable to walk without pain.

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Plantar Fasciitis: How Physical Therapy Can Help

Posted on by Sarah Ryerson, PT, ATC, CSCS

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. This condition impacts the plantar fascia, which is a thick band of fibrous connective tissue on the bottom of the foot that extends from the heel to the toes. Based on its location and makeup, the plantar fascia is ideally positioned to maintain and support the arch on the bottom of the foot. However, it is not designed to be the primary stabilizing structure.

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4 Tips to Stay Healthy While Holiday Shopping

Posted on by Athletico

The Holiday season is in full swing, which means that the stores will be busy with shoppers through the New Year.

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What is that Bump on My Heel?

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP

Our feet literally take us places all day long, and foot pain is a fairly common issue. For some people, the pain is located more in the heel. That heel pain can also lead to the discovery of a bump on the back of the heel.  This could be a condition known as a Haglund’s deformity.

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