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Heel Turn: 5 Times When Your Heel Might Hurt

Posted by Andrea Hamel

January 16, 2018 at 10:03 AM

   The heel is prone to many types of injuries. The Mayo Clinic, for instance, lists several. This is a shame, because, despite frequently being overlooked, they are essential for performing most sports. When they hurt, your practice routine is overthrown. Getting back to that routine means finding the source of the heel pain and how to treat it. 

    Here are 5 types of injuries a heel can sustain and some ways to treat those injuries.

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis, heel spurs, heel pain

Foot Pain: Plantar Fasciitis or Heel Spurs

Posted by Andrea Hamel

July 20, 2017 at 1:30 PM

The foot is one of the most complicated parts on the body. It is frequently used and subjected to a lifetime of wear and tear. When foot pain occurs, the cause can be any number of different injuries, but when it comes to pain underneath the foot, there are two common ailments that are responsible - plantar fasciitis or heel spurs. Although occasionally used interchangeably to describe under foot or heel pain, plantar fasciitis and heel spurs are two very different conditions.

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis, Foot Pain, heel spurs

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