When Should I Worry About Heel Pain?

Seek medical attention if you are unsure of the cause of your symptoms or if you do not know the specific treatment recommendations for your condition. It’s nearly impossible to diagnose yourself if you’ve had heel pain. There are numerous conditions with symptoms that are very similar. So the best thing you can do is […]

How Do Orthotics Help Get Rid Of Heel Pain?

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The word orthotics is derived from two Greek words: “ortho,” meaning straight or correct and “tics,” which means shoes. Orthotics are custom-made shoe inserts that can help with foot problems such as plantar fasciitis or bunions.  The inserts may be made of foam and plastic materials to provide support for the arch of your feet […]

What Are The Top 5 Home Remedies For Heel Pain?

Do you have heel pain that is bothering your day-to-day life? No need to suffer any longer! Here are the top 5 home remedies for heel pain. With a little bit of time and patience, these treatments can make a world of difference in how you feel.      There’s no reason to live with this […]

What Activities Are Good For Heel Pain?

Heel pain is a common issue that can be debilitating. It’s important to find activities you enjoy doing and are good for your feet so you don’t end up with heel pain! Below, we list some of the best activities for those suffering from foot or heel pain. It is important to note that you […]

What Is Heel Bursitis And Can Custom Orthotics Help?

Heel Bursitis is an inflammation of a bursa (a fluid-filled fibrous sac) under and around the heel bone, causing pain in the center or back of the heel where the achilles tendon inserts and significantly worsening during the day. Bursae are fluid-filled sacs that cushion muscles, tendons, and joints. They are found where tendons, skin, […]

Can Heel Pain Go Away On Its Own?

The short answer is yes. While heel pain may not go away on its own, you can take steps to alleviate the symptoms of this common issue that many people face in order to try and help it resolve more quickly. These three tips will get you started: As time goes on, these tips may […]

Why Custom Orthotics Are Better For Heel Pain Than Off The Shelf?

When you have foot pain, any relief is appreciated. Some people may benefit from pre-made shoe inserts (foot orthotics) purchased at a drugstore. Custom-made foot orthotics are an option that goes a step further. A podiatrist will first determine the source of your foot pain before creating a 3D model or taking an impression of […]

4 Painful Foot Conditions And How Custom Orthotics Can Help

Foot pain is a common, yet still debilitating condition. It can be caused by anything from plantar fasciitis to Morton’s neuroma (more on that later). The good news is there are a number of different treatment options available for foot pain. One way to help manage the discomfort and decrease your risk of injury in […]

3 Signs You Need Custom Orthotics

We’re all guilty of thinking that only people who spend a lot of time on their feet need custom orthotics. But as it turns out, anyone with foot problems might benefit from them. If you think your shoes are the reason for your pain or discomfort, there are some early warning signs to look out […]

How Long Does It Take For Heel Pain To Go Away? MY DOGS ARE BARKING!

Because the heel bone is the largest bone in your foot, having heel pain is often a painful experience that can interfere with your normal activities, and particularly exercise. Heel pain usually affects the underside or back of your heel. If you’ve overused or injured your heel, you may experience pain which can range from mild to completely […]