4 hacks for Achilles heel pain

4 hacks for Achilles heel pain

The Achilles tendon is a tough fibrous band of tissue (tendon) that runs down the back of the leg and inserts into the base of the heel bone (calcaneus). It attaches the calf muscle to the heel bone. Achilles tendinopathy is a common condition that causes pain in the...
Think you have a heel spur? Think again

Think you have a heel spur? Think again

There’s a myriad mystery and misinformation about heel spurs. Just the thought alone of having a hard protruding growth on the bottom of the heel is more than a little alarming — but really, it needn’t be. What is a heel spur? “A heel spur is a small bony growth at...