Unfortunately, genetics does play a role in your foot structure. Some ladies can run around in high heels there whole life and never complain of any major foot deformities. Many of us are not that lucky. There have been several studies that have linked bunions and other deformities to genes but they also showed that shoes and activities play a major role in your foot problems. My grandma worked on her feet all her life in fancy shoes that did not accommodate her genetic predispositions and therefore, her feet turned into a disaster. Like all medical conditions, prevention is the best medicine.
As mentioned earlier, Plantar Fasciitis is an ailment that is often associated with the symptoms of Heel Pain and Heel Spurs. The Plantar Fascia is a flat band of fibrous ligaments located under the foot that connects the heel bone to the toes. This dense strip of tissues acts like a bow-string that spans the arch of the foot to give it support. Plantar Fasciitis is pain in the foot, most often the heel Some patients who tend to get this foot pain are athletes but some are not active at all. It is a common condition amongst new army recruits with a sudden increase in marching in boots.
Supporting the arch with a well fitted arch support, or orthotic , may also help reduce pressure on the plantar fascia. Placing a special type of insert into the shoe, called a heel cup , can reduce the pressure on the sore area. Wearing a silicone heel pad adds cushion to a heel that has lost some of the fat pad through degeneration. It will take several weeks before the tissues are well healed. The incision is protected with a bandage or dressing for about one week after surgery. You will probably use crutches briefly, and a physical therapist may be consulted to help you learn to use your crutches.
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The Achilles tendon attaches the calf muscles to the back of the heel. This large tendon converts the pull of the calf muscle into foot motion. Unfortunately, this tendon’s attachment to the back of the heel is a common cause of pain. Curing posterior heel pain requires calming the inflammation, resting the foot and increasing calf flexibility. Ice therapy and anti-inflammatory medications can be used to reduce the inflammation. Stopping exercises that stress the calf and Achilles is important. This includes walking, running and the use of stair climbers and elliptical machines.
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