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Tag: heel pain

Chronic Heel Pain

November 18, 2013
Singapore Foot Pain Specialist
Dr Kevin Yip

There are two common types of heel pain. One is at the sole of the foot, at the heel (Plantar Heel Pain) and the other is at the Achilles tendon (Posterior Heel Pain). What is Plantar Heel Pain? “Plantar” refers to the sole and the plantar heel pain is most commonly felt at the heel […]

Plantar Fasciitis

February 26, 2013
Singapore Foot Pain Specialist
Dr Kevin Yip

Brief Outline of Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is an injury to the plantar fascia that connects the heel to the base of the toes. Pain is usually felt in the heel especially upon rising from an extended rest. Walking or running, especially on hard surfaces and with tight calf muscles, makes an athlete more susceptible […]

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

March 9, 2010
Dr Kevin Yip

WHAT IS HEEL PAIN (PLANTAR FASCILITIS)? Plantar fascilitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It is due to inflammation of a thick band of tissue called the plantar fascia, which runs across the bottom of the foot, connecting the heel bone to the toes. HOW IS HEEL PAIN (PLANTAR FASCIITIS) DIAGNOSED? […]

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