Tag: heel pain

  • Understanding Plantar Fasciitis and Finding Remedies for the Pain

    If you’re a runner, you might already be familiar with plantar fasciitis, either from the pain of experiencing the medical condition or from simple awareness of the pain risks associated with running. First things first, the plantar fascia is the ligament that connects your heel bone to your toes. This connective tissue also supports the […]

  • Shockwave Therapy for Heel Pain Can Provide Welcome Relief to Many

    Are you one of the estimated 2 million people that frequently suffer from unbearable heel pain? Is your heel pain believed to be caused by plantar fasciitis or bone spurs? If so, it’s worth learning about shockwave therapy for heel pain. Shockwave therapy has been used for decades by health care professionals from around the […]

  • Causes and Treatment of Heel Pain

    Nothing is more frustrating that beginning an activity only to find yourself afflicted with heel pain. Heel pain can have many causes. A visit to your local Clearwater podiatrist is a sure way to discover the cause of your heel pain and begin a successful treatment plan. The podiatrist will need to know exactly where […]

  • Plantar Fasciitis: The Foot Pain With A Strange Name

    Even if you can spell it, you probably can’t pronounce it. Whether you have the name down or not, plantar fasciitis is a real pain in the foot. It is estimated that over 2 million people are treated yearly for plantar fasciitis. One of the most common causes of heel pain, it is caused by […]

  • 5 Ways Podiatrists Treat Heel Pain

    Heel pain may be brought on by a multitude of conditions. Heel spurs are one of them. They often result from an extended bout of plantar fasciitis. The spurs are actually calcium deposits that form at or near the inflamed fascia. Although quite painful, our Clearwater podiatrists are able to treat them in the following […]