The spot where the Achilles tendon attaches to the heel bone is called the Achilles insertion, and it can be the location of pain for many patients.
An ankle sprain is mild to severe tearing of the ligaments in the ankle.
There are 26 bones in the foot and ankle, and any one of them can break.
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common disorders that can affect people from all walks of life.
Common in the running athlete or anyone who has had prior surgery on the heel
Ligaments and tendons can be partially or completely torn, and depending on severity, can be treated surgically or non-surgically.
Sinus tarsi impingement commonly occurs along with an ankle sprain, or with chronic high arches.
Anterior ankle impingement commonly causes bone spurs to develop in the anterior ankle joint, which can cause decreased range of motion.
This can cause pain in the forefoot, and can be accelerated by flat feet, restrictive footwear, and a tight calf muscle.