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7 Plantar Fasciitis Triggers to Avoid

It can take a long time to heal plantar fasciitis (sometimes up to 18 months), so there is nothing more frustrating than when it flares up again and again. What Causes Plantar Fasciitis to Flare Up? The best way to prevent plantar fasciitis from flaring up is by...

Cryotherapy for Plantar Fasciitis

Foot cryotherapy, a relatively new procedure to treat the pain from chronic plantar fasciitis, is growing in popularity. Initial reports show that the procedure has a great deal of potential, providing significant pain relief with a minimally invasive procedure. In...

Why Did My Feet Start Hurting When I Turned 50?

The year I turned 50, my family went all out with “Over the Hill” decorations. Black cake, black balloons, and all kinds of “hilarious” cards. It was all in good fun — and hey, I didn’t feel old! But about six months later, when I started to notice that my feet hurt...

Can Uric Acid Cause Heel Pain? Signs of Gout in the Heel

The word gout comes from the Greek word podagra, which literally translates to “foot grabber.” Gout is a type of arthritis caused by a buildup of uric acid and characterized by foot pain, swelling, redness, and difficulty walking is typically localized in the big toe....

What Causes Pain on the Inside of the Heel?

No matter where heel pain strikes (front, middle, back, or everywhere!), the biggest question on your mind is likely, “How can I make it stop?” However, the location of your heel pain reveals important clues about its underlying cause! Inner heel pain can present as...