Foot and Ankle Guides

Tibialis Posterior Pain

What is tibialis posterior pain? Tibialis posterior pain is one of the most common problems of the foot and ankle. It manifests when the posterior tibial tendon becomes swollen or torn. Consequently, the tendon may no longer be able to provide balance and support for the arch of the foot,...

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Sprained Ankle

What is a sprained ankle?: Unfortunately, ankle sprains are one of the most common sprains to occur. The ankle is a weak joint that absorbs a lot of pressure in day to day life. Those who work on their feet play a lot of sport are generally more prone than...

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Achilles Tendinitis

What is Achilles tendinitis? Any time you see “itis” at the end of a word, it means there’s inflammation involved, so Achilles tendinitis is acute inflammation of the tendon that runs along the back of the ankle. Runners, jumpers and skiers are the common victims. Because the lower legs are...

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Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Faciitis? Plantar Fasciitis, also known as Runner’s Heel, is one of the most common running injuries, characterized by a sharp, tight pain in the heel and arch of the foot. Plantar Fasciitis is inflammation in the bottom of the foot. The pain might go away as the...

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