Category: Heel Pain

What’s Causing Your Chronic Heel Pain?

Heel pain, or plantar fasciitis, is prevalent in adults and not unheard of in active children. The cause of this pain is when the large band of tissue that runs along the bottom of your foot becomes inflamed. Inflammation occurs for several reasons: Some examples of overuse include walking a lot on the same hard […]

13 Ways Your Feet are Crying Uncle

There are so many ways people put their feet to the test, perhaps without even knowing it. If feet could speak, they would sometimes cry out for mercy, begging you to stop doing things that make them hurt. Here are 13 things we imagine feet might say to get you to change your ways: “Give […]

Exercises Can Improve Plantar Fasciitis Symptoms

Plantar fasciitis, or heel pain, is one of the most common foot problems we treat here at Clifton Foot & Ankle Center in Centreville, Virginia. It’s usually caused by the same thing: inflammation of the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is a thick ligament on the bottom of your foot. It can become irritated and […]

A Pain in the Heel

At one time or another, most adults will experience some sort of heel pain. In our experience here at Clifton Foot & Ankle Center, the majority of our patients with heel pain are suffering from plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia, which is the ligament that runs from the base […]

Different Types of Heel Pain

Heel pain is pretty common, especially for adults. Your heel is the largest bone in your foot and can cause serious pain that can make even the smallest tasks seem like a chore. If you feel like your heels are aching, you should reduce the stress you put on them immediately and make sure your […]

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