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What is Plantar Fasciitis

What is plantar fasciitis and is it the cause of your heel pain? The plantar fascia is a band of connective tissue that attaches to the under surface of the calcaneus, or heel bone. It runs from the bottom of the heel through the arch of the foot and fans out to attach to the [...]

Achilles Tendinitis – A Pain in the Heel

Achilles tendinitis can be a very painful and debilitating problem in the foot and ankle.  The image below will provide a quick overview of some of the distinct problems often seen in the Achilles tendon.   Achilles Tendinitis Tendinitis literally means inflammation of the tendon.  This is usually caused by prolonged standing and walking or [...]

Are Steroid Injections Really Safe?

I see patients almost daily that express some resistance or anxiety over the thought of having a steroid injection.  I understand that the discomfort of the injection itself may make this a less desirable treatment option.  I understand the anxiety that some have over needles.  These are legitimate, reasonable reasons to prefer other treatment methods. [...]

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