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Adult Aquired Flat Foot

Overview A painful flat foot, or adult acquired flatfoot deformity, is a progressive collapsing of the arch of the foot that occurs as the posterior tibial tendon becomes insufficient due to various factors. Early stages may present with only pain along...

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What Is Heel Pain

Overview The American College of Sports and Medicine (1) estimates that the average adult takes between 5,000 and 10,000 steps per day. The brunt of this activity is borne by the bones, muscles and ligaments of the foot. Healthy feet have strong, wonderfully...

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What Causes Pain At The Heel To Surface

Overview Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common conditions causing heel pain. The condition involves inflammation of the plantar fascia -- a tough, fibrous band of tissue that runs along the sole of the foot with attachments to the heel bone (calcaneus)...

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What Causes Plantar Fasciitis

Overview Plantar fasciitis is that pain in the bottom of your foot usually in the heel. That pain hurts especially with the first few steps in the morning as you get out of bed. This strange name comes from: "Plantar" means something that belongs to the...

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Symptoms Of Gait Abnormalities

Pain across the bottom of the foot at any point between the heel and the ball of the foot is often referred to as "arch painâ Although this description is non-specific, most arch pain is due to strain or inflammation High Arched Feet of the plantar fascia...

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Learn About Feet

Elderly individuals (can be called geriatric) are susceptible to a number of foot specific conditions Some of these conditions can leave individuals disabled if they are not prevented and/or taken care of. Some of these common foot related conditions...

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