There are many health issues nowadays which people suffer from. Out of them, heel pain is the most common condition by which about 10% of the total population is affected. People of any age can have heel pain. Heel pain mostly affects the area of the backside or underside of the heel and restricts your free movement. There are many reasons that can cause your heel pain. A proper and accurate diagnosis is required for the successful treatment of the heel pain. The cause of heel pain can be diagnosed by the podiatrists of 4 Life Podiatry. It is a clinic of treating various health issues, particularly heel pain Mandurah.
Some of the most common causes of heel pain are discussed as follows –
- Plantar Fasciitis
Heel pain and foot pain are mainly caused due to plantar fasciitis. If you walk on hard surfaces in your home, office, foot path and so on, plantar fasciitis will affect your heel and foot. Plantar fascia is a long ligament under the foot and the tearing of this ligament causes plantar fasciitis. Factors like weight, age, excessive forefoot sports, walking for a long time and sudden start of exercise are reasons of the cause of plantar fasciitis. The most general cause of this condition is overpronation. (more…)Read More »