Heel Pain

Heel Pain

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  • Stop: Don't Go Running Without a Warm Up The plantar fascia is intended to act like a shock-absorbing bowstring, supporting the arch in your foot. When tension and/or stress on that bowstring become too great, tears can begin to show up in the fascia. Repetitive stretching and tearing causes the fascia to become inflamed and sore.
  • 6 Training Tips to Avoid Heel Pain Podiatry Associates, P.C. shares tips on training safely to avoid overuse injuries such as heel pain from plantar fasciitis.
  • How Heel Spurs Form Podiatry Associates, P.C. describes what a heel spur is, how it develops, and why it’s often associated with plantar fasciitis.
  • Prevent Plantar Fasciitis The experts at Podiatry Associates, P.C. share tips to avoid heel pain from plantar fasciitis.
  • Wake Up Without Heel Pain Heel pain in the morning is a sure sign of Plantar Fasciitis. Dr. O talks about this common overuse injury and what to do about it.
  • Heel Pain Guide for Hikers If you’re a hiker, heel pain can ruin your outing—but it doesn’t have to be that way. Dr. O discusses heel pain prevention and care.
  • Risk Check: Who Gets Heel Pain? Heel pain is a common problem—but who gets it? Dr. O explains risks that increase your odds for developing plantar fasciitis.
  • Endurance Training for heel pain prevention in Colorado Heel pain isn’t an inevitable part of endurance training. Dr. O discusses ways to improve your endurance while protecting your heels.
  • How Obesity Causes Heel Pain If you’re concerned your weight is contributing to heel pain, you could be right. Dr. O in Castle Pines explains how obesity and heel pain are connected.
  • Haglund's Deformity and Foot Pain from Ice Hockey Skates Haglund’s deformity pain can make it hard to skate well on the ice. Dr. O in Parker, CO, explains why hockey skates could be the culprit.