Common Disorders

Did you know the foot has 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles, and numerous tendons? These parts all work together to allow the foot to move in a variety of ways while balancing your weight and propelling you forward or backward on even or uneven surfaces. It is no wonder that 75 percent of all Americans will experience foot problems at one point or another in their lifetimes.

Assuming heel is required, and pain is required, the following results were found.

  • Heel Pain, Heel Spurs

    The most common form of heel pain is pain on the bottom of the heel. It tends to occur for no apparent reason and is often worse when first placing weight on the foot. Patients often complain of pain the first thing in the morning or standing after an...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/14-foot-disorders/79-heel-pain-heel-spurs
  • Heel Spur Surgery/Endoscopic Heel Spur Surgery

    Heel pain is caused by the excessive pull of a ligament in the arch of the foot called the plantar fascia. Generally the pain can be treated successfully without the need for surgery. However, there are instances where non-surgical treatment of heel...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/130-heel-spur-surgery-endoscopic-heel-spur-surgery
  • Heel Pain, Heel Spurs and Plantar Fasciitis

    A common foot complaint is pain in the bottom of the heel. This is often referred to as heel spurs or plantar fasciitis. It commonly is painful the first few steps in the morning or after rest. It tends to get worse the longer one stands during the...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/14-foot-disorders/80-heel-pain-heel-spurs-and-plantar-fasciitis
  • OssaTron Treatment for Heel Pain

    system that provides a non-surgical alternative for patients diagnosed with chronic proximal plantar fasciopathy (severe heel pain), usually referred to as fasciitis. This non-invasive outpatient treatment represents a breakthrough for this condition....

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/206-ossatron-treatment-for-heel-pain
  • Dr. Jill's Gel Heel Cushions

    COMFORT: Designed to cushion and protect the heel with each step we take. Cushion provides long lasting comfort for heel pain. POSSIBLE USES: Heel Pain Heel Spurs Heel Calluses Fat Pad Atrophy on Bottom of Heel DIRECTIONS: Apply to clean and dry...

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  • 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. It can involve the entire back of the heel or just a portion of the back of the heel, usually...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/167-pain-in-the-back-of-the-heel
  • 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. It can involve the entire back of the heel or just a portion of the back of the heel, usually...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/153-painful-bumps-on-the-back-of-the-heel
  • Anatomy of the Running Shoe

    As all runners know, running begins with a good foundation. And where do we find that foundation? At the ground level where the rubber meets the road. In other words, your shoes, the pieces of leather and rubber that separate your feet from the hard...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/120-anatomy-of-the-running-shoe
  • Plantar Fasciitis – Arch Pain

    plantar fascia under the right set of circumstances. (For a more through discussion of the cause of plantar fasciitis see heel pain ) One consequence of small tears in the plantar fascia is the formation of firm nodules within the plantar fascia, called...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/14-foot-disorders/85-plantar-fasciitis-arch-pain
  • Active Ankle Night Splint

    dorsal night splint is effective in the treatment of several common foot and ankle disorders including but not limited to heel pain , plantar faciitis , extensor tendonitis , peroneal tendonitis , posterior tibial tendonitis, achilles tendonitis,...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/component/content/article/12-j2store-products/24-active-ankle-night-splint?Itemid=101
  • 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 and helps to direct them in the best treatment for the patient.

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/166-pain-in-the-arch-of-the-foot-and-heel-region
  • Pain In The Heel Of A Child's Foot

    Sever's Disease The spontaneous development of pain in children generally indicates some form of injury to the growth plate of a growing bone. This can occur without a specific memorable event. When pain occurs in the heel of a child the most likely...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/161-pain-in-the-heel-of-a-child-s-foot
  • Pain in the Bottom of the Foot and Heel Region

    the pain and helps to direct them in the best treatment for the patient The most common pain in the bottom of the foot is heel pain. This pain tends to be worse first thing in the morning or after rest. It is associated with a tight ligament in the...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/169-pain-in-the-bottom-of-the-foot-and-heel-region
  • com dis lp

    normal anatomy; others are due to abnormal processes. Starting from the fifth toe and working back to the heel. Read More HEEL PAIN The most common form of heel pain, is pain on the bottom of the heel. It tends to occur for no apparent reason and is...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/component/content/article/9-sample-pages/212-com-dis-lp?Itemid=101
  • Psoriatic Arthritis

    can be changes to the toenails, skin lesions and red swollen joints. On rare occasion this condition may also present with heel pain. Psoriasis is most often associated with patches of skin dryness and scaling. The toenails may demonstrate ‘pitting'...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/14-foot-disorders/52-psoriatic-arthritis
  • Crohn's Disease/Ulcerative Colitis

    colitis. The arthritis presents with sudden onset and may involve one or more joints. This condition can result in heel pain similar to that associated with plantar fasciitis. The onset of arthritis symptoms is related closely with the onset of bowel...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/14-foot-disorders/48-crohn-s-disease-ulcerative-colitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    General Discussion: An uncommon cause of heel pain is ankylosing spondylitis. This condition is a chronic progressive arthritis characterized by involvement of the sacro-iliac joints, which are located in the lower back near the hip joints. The onset...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/14-foot-disorders/46-ankylosing-spondylitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    the ball of the foot. Rheumatoid arthritis can be a source of pain on the bottom of the heel. This can mimic the classical heel pain caused by plantar fasciitis. It is important for the treating doctor to consider Rheumatoid arthritis as a cause of heel...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/14-foot-disorders/54-rheumatoid-arthritis
  • Sever's Disease

    The spontaneous development of pain in children generally indicates some form of injury to the growth plate of a growing bone. This can occur without a specific memorable event. When pain occurs in the heel of a child the most likely cause is due to...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/165-sever-s-disease
  • Neuroma

    toe and second toe, and between the fourth and fifth toes. Neuromas have been identified in the heel area, resulting in heel pain . A puncture wound or laceration that injures a nerve can cause a neuroma. These are called traumatic Neuromas. Neuromas...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/14-foot-disorders/83-neuroma

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