Relieve Heel Pain From Plantar Fasciitis

Exercises to relieve heel pain from plantar fasciitis includes stretching the Achilles tendon and the calf muscles. This can be accomplished by placing one foot 6 to 12 inches in front of the other, and slowly squatting while keeping both heels on the floor. Lean against a table or sturdy chair to maintain balance. When the heel of the rear foot […]

Achilles Tendon Injuries

An Achilles tendon injury onset can be both acute and gradual. The tendon can be torn by stopping and starting suddenly from sports such as tennis, basketball, volleyball, soccer, or football. Achilles tendinopathy or tendinosis may result from overuse or repetitive micro injuries. Rupture of the tendon is more common in the 30-35-year-old age group. The […]