Causes of Heel Pain-Possible Causes and Differential Diagnosis for Heel Pain

Plantar Fasciitis: The most common cause for heel pain is plantar fasciitis. This condition is known for causing pain at the bottom of the heel and sometimes in the arch. Plantar fasciitis is characterized by heel pain at the first step in the morning, which can sometimes be so severe that many will limp, or…

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Flat Feet Can Cause Back Pain

There is a consistent disbelief that low back pain has nothing to do with the health of the arches of one’s feet. The correlation seen between flat feet and back pain prove otherwise, and this is why it’s important to get your feet looked at. Flat feet cause structural imbalances that interfere with the mechanics…

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Is Barefoot Running for You?

It doesn’t matter what fitness level you’re at or what you train for, if you run, chances are you’re trying to correct your form to maximize your performance.  One step in the process to improve your form can be shifting to a more natural running style and minimalist shoes can be beneficial with Chiropractic in…

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What problems can a weak Achilles cause?

The Achilles, the largest, strongest tendon in the human body, was named after the fierce Greek warrior-god, who was known for his strength.  This tendon causes a downward flexion of the foot by connecting to the muscles of the calf.  The tendon is a principle driver in walking, running and jumping due to its sheer…

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Summer Fashion can hurt more than you feet!

Three main things are important to your feet when it comes to footwear: • Arch support • Shock absorption • Side-to-side protection These are not the things we think about in our favorite summer time footwear such as flip-flops, sandals, and heels. There are also boots for ice fishing. We often wear these types of…

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