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Plantar Fasciitis

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What is plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis (fash-ee-eye-tus) is a painful condition where the large ligament (plantar fascia) that runs along the bottom of the foot becomes irritated and painful due to chronic stress and tension on the arch. This thick …

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For the Heel of It! Haglund’s Deformity

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What Is Haglund’s Deformity? Haglund’s deformity is a bony bump on the back of your heel.  Haglund’s deformity typically develops in people who wear shoes with stiff, closed heels. Your risk of  developing Haglund’s deformity also depends on the shape …

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