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Achilles Tendinitis: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Your Achilles tendon attaches your calf muscle to your heel bone. It is responsible for helping you jump, walk, and run. Often, though, overuse of this tendon can cause painful inflammation known as Achilles tendinitis. In many cases, rest and home treatments can help reduce the swelling and allow you to get on with your normal activities –although in some […]

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Plantar Fasciitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It affects the thick band of tissue, your plantar fascia –that connects your heel bone to your toes. This thick band runs across the bottom of your foot, and in normal conditions it acts as a shock-absorber to the arch in your foot. Unfortunately, though, small tears can […]

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