Our Foot & Ankle Library Articles

We want our patients to be informed about the condition they are suffering from and the treatment options available to them. Browse our free library articles to learn more about what is causing your pain and what can be done about it.

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  • Plantar Fasciitis One of the most common causes of heel pain is a condition called Plantar Fasciitis. This is the inflammation of the band of tissue that stretches from the heel to the toes.
  • Sesamoiditis Sesamoiditis is an overuse injury caused by the chronic inflammation of the tendons surrounding the sesamoid bones which are located at the ball of the foot beneath the big toe joint.
  • Pain in the Achilles Tendon Achilles tendonitis is when the Achilles tendon becomes inflamed. This condition is generally not long lasting, but it can lead to deterioration of the tendon.
  • Fractures A fracture is a break in the bone and can be divided into two categories: traumatic fractures and stress fractures.
  • Ankle Instability Ankle instability is seen as the recurring “giving away” of the outer side of the ankle. This chronic condition usual develops after repeated ankle sprains.
  • Ankle Sprain An ankle sprain is an injury to one or more of the ligaments in the ankle. Sprained ankles are usually caused by a sudden twisting, a fall, or an impact that moves the ankle out of its normal position.