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Heel Spur and its Physiotherapy Treatment

Heel Spur and its Physiotherapy Treatment

What is a heel spur? A Heel spur, often known as a calcaneal spur, is a bony protrusion that originates on the heel bone. Calcaneal spurs can occur at the back of the heel (dorsal heel spur) or under the sole of the foot (plantar heel spur). Dorsal spurs are frequently connected with Achilles Tendinopathy, …

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Heel Pain Fat Pad Syndrome & its Physiotherapy Treatment

Fat Pad Syndrome | Heel Pain | Physiotherapy Treatment

What is Fat Pad Syndrome? Heel Fat Pad Syndrome (HFPS), also known as Fat Pad Atrophy, is a syndrome caused by changes in the elasticity and/or thickness of the heel fat pad. This is frequently caused by wear and tear of the fatty tissues and muscle fibers that comprise the heel pads, resulting in heel …

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Baxter’s nerve entrapment | Heel Pain and its Physiotherapy Treatment

What is Baxter’s nerve entrapment? Baxter’s nerve entrapment is a heel pain condition caused by entrapment of the inferior calcaneal nerve, also commonly known as “Baxter’s nerve”. Baxter’s nerve entrapment causes up to 20% of cases of chronic heel pain. However, it’s an often-overlooked source of heel pain. Baxter’s nerve also known as the inferior …

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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Physiotherapy Exercise Treatment (2)

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Physiotherapy Exercise Treatment

WHAT IS TARSAL TUNNEL SYNDROME: Tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS) is a posterior tibial nerve compression neuropathy. Symptoms include pain spreading into the foot, which is generally exacerbated by walking. There is also weakness and atrophy of the small foot muscles, as well as loss of foot sensation. CAUSES: Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome is caused by any …

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Morton Neuroma Non-Surgical Management

What is Morton Neuroma? Morton Neuroma is a disorder involving the common plantar digital nerves that is produced by entrapment of the enlarged nerve and repetitive traction beneath the deep transverse metatarsal ligament, resulting in epineural and perineural fibrous overgrowth. In layman’s words, it is the swelling and inflammation of the nerve. Most commonly, a …

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Metatarsalgia Foot Pain And its Best Physiotherapy Management (1)

Metatarsalgia: Foot Pain And its Best Physiotherapy Management

What is Metatarsalgia? General pain in the ball of the foot at the metatarsal head is known as metatarsalgia. Deformity and discomfort can impair gait function and reduce the quality of life. It affects the metatarsals, which are the bones that link the ankle bones to the toes. They are a common source of pain …

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HammerToe Top 8 Physiotherapy Treatment

HammerToe’s Top 8 Physiotherapy Treatment

WHAT IS HAMMERTOE? The most common abnormality of the second, third, or fourth toe is the hammertoe or claw toe. It is a toe with an unnatural bend in its middle joint, causing the toe to bend downward and resemble a hammer. This deformity is distinguished by the toe bending or curling downward instead of …

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Haglunds Deformity (Heel Pain) and its Physiotherapy Management

Haglunds Deformity (Heel Pain) and its Physiotherapy Management

What is Haglunds Deformity? An anomaly of the bone and soft tissues in the foot known as Haglunds deformity is characterized by an expansion of the bony portion of the heel where the Achilles tendon inserts. Running, walking, and even wearing specific types of shoes might become uncomfortable. The tendon may thicken first, causing Achilles …

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Gout Its Physiotherapy Treatment

Gout: Its Physiotherapy Treatment

What is Gout? Gout is a condition in which a chemical called uric acid build-up in the body which then forms crystals in various joints like- the toe, ankle, heel, etc. These crystals irritate the joint, causing inflammation that can be excruciatingly painful and stiffen the joints. Although uric acid is present in the body, …

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Flat Feet and Its 7 Best Physiotherapy Treatments

Flat Feet and Its 7 Best Physiotherapy Treatments

What are Flat Feet? Adult feet typically have an upward curvature in the middle, which may be seen from the inside. We refer to this as an arch or medial arch of the foot. The arch is formed by tendons, which are tight bands that join at the heel and foot bones. The arches of …

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