Heel Pain

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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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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