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.
Ankle Sprain / Rolled Ankle
An ankle sprain is mild to severe tearing of the ligaments in the ankle.
Fractures / Broken Bones
There are 26 bones in the foot and ankle, and any one of them can break.
Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common disorders that can affect people from all walks of life.
Lateral Plantar Nerve Compression (Baxter’s Nerve)
Common in the running athlete or anyone who has had prior surgery on the heel
Ligament / Tendon Tear (Soft Tissue Injuries)
Ligaments and tendons can be partially or completely torn, and depending on severity, can be treated surgically or non-surgically.
Painful Flat Foot (Sinus Tarsi Impingement Syndrome)
Sinus tarsi impingement commonly occurs along with an ankle sprain, or with chronic high arches.
Ankle Wear & Tear / Arthritis (Anterior Ankle Impingement Syndrome)
Anterior ankle impingement commonly causes bone spurs to develop in the anterior ankle joint, which can cause decreased range of motion.
Pain at the Ball of the Foot (Lesser-ray Transfer Metatarsalgia)
This can cause pain in the forefoot, and can be accelerated by flat feet, restrictive footwear, and a tight calf muscle.