Posts Tagged: Superfeet

ACHILLES TENDONITIS

Achilles Tendonitis is a debilitating foot disorder that brings on swelling of the Achilles tendon – the tendon running vertically on the back of the heel. Athletes are highly susceptible to contracting chronic Achilles Tendonitis. And if ignored, a mild Achilles Tendonitis injury can develop into Acute Achilles Tendonitis which can be debilitating. It is […]

TARSAL TUNNEL SYNDROME – DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome is similar to carpal tunnel syndrome except this disorder occurs in the space between the bones of the feet and the surrounding tissue.  It is caused by a pinched nerve, the tibal nerve. Symptoms include pain on the sole of the foot, usually described as a burning or tingling sensation becoming more […]

Athlete’s Feet

Athlete’s Foot (Tinea Pedis) is a very common fungal infection that is usually easily treated.  Some of the most prevalent symptoms include: * Itching, burning or stinging of the skin in and around the affected area. * Redness or rash in and around the affected area. * In severe cases, blisters that ooz or crust […]

Plantar Fasciitis: Prevention & Treatment

The Planta Fascia is a ligament that runs along the bottom of the foot. The tendon attaches at the heel bone and runs forward to the metatarsal heads in the forefoot area just behind the toes. This ligament, when stretched, becomes inflamed and can tear to create pain in the arch and heel areas. The condition […]