Plantar Fasciitis has been found to be the major cause of heel pain.
This condition is the result of microscopic tears and inflammation in the muscles across the band of tissue at the bottom of the foot. The impact on the ligament (plantar fascia) results in swelling and causes burning and stabbing pain in the heel.
Pain associated with plantar fasciitis can last days or years. Early treatment is the most effective way to avoid long-term effects.
Since the advent of the running craze in the 1970s, the athletic shoe industry has been perpetually evolving, adapting new technologies and materials to maximize shock absorption, gait stabilization and arch support. More recently, shoe makers have even thrown wearable tech into the mix. Yet for all the apparent changes in style and functionality, the […]Read More (0)
While the term Femoroacetabular is quite a mouthful, it is just the clinical name for your hip joint, where the neck of your femur (the long bone of your upper leg) meets the acetabulum of your pelvis. Put simply it is the ball-and-socket complex that makes up your hip joint. In a healthy person, the […]Read More (0)