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Symptoms and Diagnosis of Heel Pain

    It is generally accepted by doctors and podiatrists that most heel pain is preceded and/or directly causes by the development of plantar fasciitis, which is an inflammation of the plantar fascia that causes discomfort throughout the entire foot, including the heel and surrounding area. Your specialist, however, will consider that heel pain can [...]

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Is it Plantar Fasciitis or Heel Spur Syndrome? Does it matter?

  About Plantar Fasciitis   Plantar fasciitis quite literally means “underside of the foot tissue inflammation”, nothing more and nothing less. It is a medical term that defines a very specific foot condition, rather than the underlying reasons causing the condition. Without a stringent set of symptoms to define each of these conditions individually it’s [...]