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Morning Heel Pain

  This is probably the most frequently asked question when it comes to foot pain:   “For the last few weeks I’ve been getting out of bed with serious foot pain. The first five or six steps that I take are excruciating. What is going on?”   One of the most prominent and recognizable symptoms [...]


Other Causes of Heel Pain (but not Plantar Fasciitis)

  While plantar fasciitis and heel spur syndrome are the most common causes of heel pain they are not the only causes, and the following list outlines the lesser know underlying conditions behind this type of discomfort: Sciatica If the sciatic nerve gets pinched it can cause foot pain. While the compression generally occurs in [...]


Causes of Heel Pain

    When the plantar fascia—the thick band of tissue that connects the ball and the heel of the foot—becomes  inflamed it can be very uncomfortable as this is what causes plantar fasciitis (heel spurs.)The following conditions can lead to the development of plantar fasciitis and heel spurs: Fallen Arches/Flat Feet If you have flat [...]

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