Option 1 – Passive eccentric stretches Place the ball of your foot on the edge of a step (or other elevated object) and drop your heel below the level of the step. Drop your heel until you feel a slight burn in the calf muscle. Hold this position... (read more)
Summary Plantar Fasciitis Summary The terms heel spur and heel spur syndrome describe a condition more commonly called plantar fasciitis. For more information on heel pain, please follow the link to plantar fasciitis. Last Update: December... (read more)
Summary Common Causes Summary Each step that we take applies a phenomenal load to the heel. Consider the fact that in a simple slow walk, the load applied to the heel can be more than twice our body weight. If we increase the speed of our... (read more)
Summary Symptoms Read More Summary Baxter's nerve entrapment refers to an entrapment of the calcaneal branch of the posterior tibial nerve (Baxter's nerve.) Baxter's entrapment results in plantar heel pain. Baxter's entrapment is typically... (read more)
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