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Running Heel Pain

Runners are prone to experiencing heel pain for a variety of reasons, and the more a person runs the more likely they are to experience this type of injury. Unfortunately, the more devoted you are to this activity the more intimately familiar you will be with this type of discomfort. The Causes of Running Heel [...]

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Other Causes of Heel Pain (but not Plantar Fasciitis)

  The most frequent cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis and heel spurs, and this is what most GP’s and podiatrists will look for first. There are, however, many other causes of heel pain and they include the following: Sciatica Sciatica is an uncomfortable condition involving the sciatic nerve, which ends in the heel [...]


Causes of Plantar Fasciitis

  Planter fasciitis is a painful inflammatory condition that affects the plantar fascia, which is the thick band of connective tissue running along the bottom of the foot. It’s very a common and very uncomfortable affliction that can be caused by a variety of factors, including the following: Flat Feet People who have flat feet [...]