Archive for August, 2009


Arch Pain & Flat Feet

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Fallen Arches, Arch Pain & Flat Feet

Fallen arches and flat feet are ultimately the same condition.  It’s just that some people are born with flat feet, while others develop them in adulthood. 

In most of the population, the arch of the foot does not rest on the ground when a person stands.  In approximately 20-30% of the population, the arch of the foot never develops.  The entire sole of the foot lies flat, when a person stands.

A person … Read the Full Article

Achilles Tendonitis

Friday, August 28th, 2009

What Is Achilles Tendonitis?

It is inflammation of the Achilles tendon, which is a band of fibers that runs from the lower calf to the top of the heel.  It connects the muscles in the back of the leg (gastrocnemius and soleus) to the heel bone or calcaneus.  

Achilles Tendonitis / Tendonosis

What Are the Symptoms of Achilles Tendonitis?

Pain is the major symptom.  The area may be tender and slightly swollen.  Some redness may be present, but usually, the only symptom is pain. … Read the Full Article

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Thursday, August 27th, 2009

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