Heel Spurs: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment.

Heel Spurs: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment.

BY ARIELA TEJADA / Jun 16, 2020

What are heel spurs? When discussing heel spurs, we look at two distinct types and the heel spur location. There are the more common bone spurs on the bottom of the heel, and the more difficult to treat bone spurs on the back of the heel. So, what are spurs?...

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Posterior & Plantar Heel Pain Causes and Treatments

Posterior & Plantar Heel Pain Causes and Treatments

BY ARIELA TEJADA / Mar 16, 2020

By Dr. Steven Gershman, DPM In my podiatry practice of over 31 years, heel pain is one of the leading complaints presenting and one of the most challenging to treat. It can negatively affect everyday life, especially at work and for just plain ambulation. Heel pain is divided into bottom...

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Common Foot Problems in Your 50s and Beyond

BY ARIELA TEJADA / Oct 22, 2018

Foot problems are a natural part of the aging process. They arise from the normal daily wear and tear of joints as well as thinning skin that becomes more fragile due to dryness and a loss of elasticity. We typically begin to see foot problems in our 40s and 50s,...

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Top Five Foot Problems: Symptoms and Treatment

BY ARIELA TEJADA / Dec 14, 2017

According to statistical reports, about 75% of the people in the USA suffer from foot problems at some time in their lives. The causes of foot problems can range from ill-fitted shoes, to medical conditions, to sports-related injuries. Whatever the cause, foot problems and foot pain can interfere with our...

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How To Deal with the Heel: Three Types of Common Heel Pain

How To Deal with the Heel: Three Types of Common Heel Pain

BY ARIELA TEJADA / Oct 14, 2016

Your feet keep you moving and get you going, but as awesome as they are, even they have limits. All the walking, running, and hustling that you do put intense stress on each foot, especially if you are wearing poor-quality shoes that are not absorbing the pounding. Of all the...

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