Plantar Fasciitis and the Big Toe

The first or big toe plays a very important role in human gait and any injury or problem affecting the big toe can lead to plantar … [Read more...]

Morton’s Toe and Plantar Fasciitis

Morton's toe is the common term for a condition where the second toe appears longer than the first or big toe. Also referred to as Morton's … [Read more...]

Plantar Fasciitis Symptoms

What are the symptoms of Plantar fasciitis? Pain under the heel towards the middle of the foot. Many people describe this like walking on … [Read more...]

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is the medical term given to a painful condition affecting the plantar fascia on the underside of the foot. It is also commonly … [Read more...]

Surgeons say treat foot pain early

According to foot and ankle surgeons attending the 68th Annual Scientific Conference of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons in Las Vegas … [Read more...]

Plantar Fasciitis Insoles

Insoles or orthotics are a supportive, corrective device, often used in the treatment of plantar fasciitis. They are ergonomically constructed from … [Read more...]

About Heel Spurs

A common misconception is that plantar faciitis or policeman's heel is caused by a heel spur. A heel spur is a hook of bone that can form under the … [Read more...]

Why is Plantar fasciitis called Policeman’s foot?

There are many terms for plantar fasciitis and Policeman's foot is probably the most widely used. The term Policeman's foot probably comes from the … [Read more...]

The Strassburg sock

During treatment for plantar fasciitis, many medical professionals recommend using a night splint to keep the foot stretched during sleep to improve … [Read more...]