Articles on Bunions, Heel Pain, and Other Foot and Ankle Conditions

Information is key to treating your foot injury. In our library, we explain the common causes of many foot conditions, including bunions, broken toes, plantar fasciitis, ingrown toenails, and more. Search through our articles to find out more about your condition.

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  • Plantar Fasciitis and Shoewear Proper footwear is crucial not only in the prevention of foot and toe problems but also in treating these problems. A comfortable, properly-fitted shoe can help
  • Pain in the Bottom of the Foot and Heel Region There are several causes of pain in the arch of the foot and heel region. The type of pain and its location help the doctor in determining the cause of the pain and helps to direct them in the best treatment for the patient
  • Pain in the Back of the Heel The common cause of a painful bump on the back of the heel is called Hagland's deformity. This is due to an enlarged bony prominence on the back of the heel.
  • Pain in the Arch of the Foot and Heel Region There are several causes of pain in the arch of the foot and heel region. The type of pain and its location help the doctor in determining the cause of the pain
  • Painful Bumps on the Back of the Heel The common cause of a painful bump on the back of the heel is called Hagland's deformity. This is due to an enlarged bony prominence on the back of the heel.
  • Morning Heel Pain Do you have heel pain when you initially get out of bed in the morning? Pain experienced with the first few steps in the morning is often a symptom of plantar fasciitis.
  • Lumps and Bumps on the Bottom of the Foot There are a number of different causes of lumps and bumps on the bottom of the foot. Working from the toes to the heel:
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Treatment Extracorporeal shockwave treatment, also known as ESWT, is a non-invasive, non-surgical treatment option for the intense, persistent heel pain associated with chronic plantar fasciitis and achilles tendonitis.
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD) Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) is a condition caused by changes in the tendon, impairing its ability to support the arch, which results in flattening of the foot.